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How younger, diverse franchisees are building a community for everyone

Six franchisees under the age of 40 offer a glimpse at what’s to come.


Restaurant franchising isn’t just an option for older, second-career entrepreneurs. Increasingly, franchising is becoming younger and more diverse, helping to evolve the model beyond its traditional roots.

NRN spoke with a diverse group of restaurant franchisees under the age of 40 about their careers and ambitions, and discussed why more restaurants should encourage young, female and diverse business owners to start franchising.

Now let’s hear more behind the story with Joanna Fantozzi.

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