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Assume your dream business has been in operation for a few

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Assume your dream business has been in operation for a few months and you are considering buying your merchandise from someone other than the franchisor because of lower prices and better quality. You feel the franchisor is charging you too much and intend to pass savings and quality on to your customers. Is it ethical or proper for you to do so? Why or why not?
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While it may be ethical, the problem is that many times if you are a franchise then your franchise agreement will prohibit you doing so. If the franchise agreement does not prohibit it, then it is not illegal or breach of any contract to do so.


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