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Why Franchisors Hate Their Franchisees

Your franchisor hates you, writes David Chapman. He is the head of an agency that deals with more than 20,000 franchisees on a daily basis, and says his firm consequently often finds itself in the middle of tensions between franchisors and their franchisees.

Here’s the unwelcome news first: Your franchisor hates you. Don’t worry; your franchisor knows that you’re the backbone of the business and whatever else you’d like to hear that would massage your ego. But, yes, your franchisor hates you, too.

Now, of course, you’re thinking, how can that be? (And didn’t you just write about franchisees hating franchisors?)

Unfortunately, you all hate each other. So, if you’re looking to improve your franchisor relationship, here are some of the reasons they aren’t too thrilled with you. — David Chapman, Forbes

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