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    AAFD chairman Bob Purvin working on the words of a fairer franchise contract
Purvin leads franchisees & their franchisor to craft a fairer contract

Robert Purvin, founder and chairman of the American Association of Franchisees and Dealers (AAFD), spoke at length with this journal. Purvin is busy nowadays preparing the AAFD, a non-profit trade association that represents the rights and interests of franchisees, for a franchisee leadership summit from April 30 to May 3 in Palm Springs, California. The association will celebrate its 25th anniversary.

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