Chick-fil-a

A good model

A recent story inĀ  the News Obsever:

http://www.newsobserver.com/2012/06/24/2153624/chick-fil-a-keeps-it-in-the-family.html

about a local family that operates several Chick-fil-a’s. The important aspect of the story is that the each owner-operator does not own the real estate but leases from Chick-fil-a….and in turn pays the company a $5,000 franchise fee and share of profits and sales.

And most importantly….each owner-operator is at the business on a daily basis….and operates the store within the Chick-fil-a culture….which seems to be a good model to follow.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chick-fil-A

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