COVID-19 forced many franchisors and franchisees to act quickly as the entire restaurant industry entered uncharted territory. With rules and regulations varying by state and changing almost every day, franchisees have reformulated their business strategies on the fly in an effort to ensure their doors can and will remain open.
Find articles and information regarding navigating the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic here.
WASHINGTON, JULY 14 – The International Franchise Association (IFA) today will deliver a petition to Congress calling for coronavirus liability protections for businesses that follow applicable guidelines.
The petition was signed more than 7000 franchise business owners, leaders, and advocates from across the United States.
IFA invites you to join us Wednesday, July 21-22 for our 2020 FAN Virtual Advocacy Day.
Despite all of the unfortunate news regarding COVID-19, some positive headlines managed to sweep the nation as animal shelters across the country were cleared out during the pandemic. With more time than ever at home, many Americans became new “pet parents” and grooming franchise Scenthound is giving back to them this month.
IFA preferred vendor Paychex offers IFA members access to the below webinars regarding state-specific information to navigate the workplace during COVID-19, the impact of the PPP Flexibility Act and screening for COVID-19 for employers.
California — Navigating the Workplace During COVID-19: View Webinar
In January 2020, Matthew Schor was an Allstate Agent limited to selling only one brand’s insurance products. He wanted access to more so he could help his customers get the right coverage at the right price. Schor heard about Brightway Insurance, researched the company and decided to attend a Day of Discovery (DOD) on March 20.
With the world changing so quickly around us, it is important for CMIT Solutions to support the local communities they are in during the good times and the bad. As a brand, CMIT Solutions is dedicated to being a trusted partner and giving back to the community is just one way it lives up to that value.
Regulating the reopening process across your franchise.
During the lockdown, businesses were forced to focus on switching to online and providing contactless service options. Now the situation has become even more complicated: businesses have to provide both pickup and delivery, as well as prepare locations for reopening. And the main focus here is to make each customer feel valuable and safe.