Don Sniegowski, Blue MauMauʻs editor, has written a blog on the CNBC website predicting what lies ahead in 2011 for the franchising sector.

He writes,

2011, a buyer’s market. Transactional franchisee attorneys tell me that they’ve never seen an environment like this, where so many fees and agreements are up for negotiation.

And,

The good news is that franchisee associations will see an uptick in 2011. Franchisee attorney Andy Selden, who is a leader in forming independent franchisee associations and national cooperatives, told me that he is seeing an increase in the creation of these organizations.

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