Critics, including this journal, say that buying a franchise is riskier than ever, that the reality of the franchise system is often purposefully and skillfully hidden and that it is easier to fail nowadays once you plunge in.
Cold Stone Creamery sign - closed for the day. Photo/pws
PHOENIX – A district court has denied a Miami-based franchisee’s motion to dismiss Cold Stone Creamery’s filing to compel arbitration in Arizona. In doing so, the judge explained that the franchisee had not responded to the franchisor’s opposition motion.