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How Franchisors Can Short Circuit Independent Franchisee Associations

Benjamin Lawrence
Prof. Benjamin Lawrence

Benjamin Lawrence, assistant professor of food and beverage management at Cornell University's School of Hotel Administration speaks about how franchisors can short circuit independent franchisee associations from fully developing.


5:06 minutes (2.34 MB)

Curves Bought by Private Equity Firm North Castle Partners

An old closed down Curves Fitness
A shuttered Curves Fitness

Josh Kosman of the NY Post has reported that the Heavin family, the Curves founding group, has sold to private equity firm North Castle Partners.

Curves Closes 1,000 Franchises

The Curves system of fitness centers has shrunk by a third in the past three years, from 7,748 to 5,208 franchised fitness centers.