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    AAFD chairman Bob Purvin working on the words of a fairer franchise contract
Purvin leads franchisees & their franchisor to craft a fairer contract

In this interview, part 3 of a series, Bob Purvin,* founder and chairman of the 25-year-old American Association of Franchisees and Dealers (AAFD), speaks about the early years when his organization began to form franchisee chapters by brand. He also speaks about the importance of franchisee-owned cooperatives taking on national brand functions.

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