Franchise Plus:: What Makes a Successful Franchisee? :
"Does The Absence Of Industry Status Hamper The Growth Of Franchising?
High investments and long break-even periods in retail have always discouraged investors. Franchisors and those associated with the business model feel that granting industry status to franchising would mean easier financing options and help the business grow.
C. Gopalakrishnan, MD, Nilgiris Franchise Pvt. Ltd.
Kamal Oberoi, Business Head, Da Milano
Gurpreet Gulri, Country Manager, Subway
Ashish Kapur, MD, Yo China!
Brotin Banerjee, COO, Barista
Jairam Benan, CMD, Sagar Ratna"