To help the franchising industry meet the challenges of the current economy, IFA‘s Franchising World magazine has launched a series of special financial reports.

The report, “Financing for Minority Franchisees,” by Accor North America’s Dean Savas suggests, “Cooperation between franchisors, franchisees and lenders will be of untold benefit in the long run, as minority franchisees are empowered to make their own path in future endeavors.” Review IFA’s Five-Point Recovery Plan here.