Restaurant chains can’t seem to sell enough locations to franchisees. A major chain has announced a new refranchising plan nearly every month since last fall.
In September, TGI Friday’s launched a refranchising plan to sell most of its 247 locations to franchisees. In November, Famous Dave’s said it planned to refranchise company outlets. Jamba Juice did, too, and then it added more stores to the sale shelves in December....More