TITLE

Courts view franchising as 'unique' distribution channel

AUTHOR(S)
Thombetta, William
PUB. DATE
August 1981
SOURCE
Marketing News;8/21/1981, Vol. 15 Issue 4, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Deals with lawsuits concerning the issues related to franchising as a channel of distribution in the U.S. in August 1981. Overview of the lawsuit; Ruling of the Supreme Court on the lawsuits; Impact of franchise agreements on the target market of business enterprises; Effect of franchising on the financial status of a company.
ACCESSION #
18760824

 

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