First-time franchisors undaunted by recession fears

First-time franchisors undaunted by recession fears

Foodservice franchising is losing some of its sizzle, according to recent research that shows fewer new franchisors are entering the restaurant industry.

After nearly half a century of being a favored business model for those desiring self-employment, restaurant franchising is experiencing a downslide that could accelerate as the economy continues to struggle and franchisors raise the financial qualifications for potential franchisees.

Although quick-service and full

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