I have seen this story play out many times - a group of franchisees band together and want to "collaborate" with their franchisor.
Guess what? Your franchisor has no interest in collaboration. And no, you cannot litigate a franchisor into collaborating.
The only way to collaborate is to be economically powerful in your own right, and go from there.
Good luck with it, and if you need any help with the economic end, don't hesitate to contact me or Steve Ellerhorst at the IAFD.
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