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Subway's new 20-year franchise contracts mean the chain could take over stores if they close for snowstorms, powercuts, or terrorist attacks, legal experts said

1 day ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement Subway's new, tighter rules for franchisees mean the sandwich chain could take control of franchise stores if they close during extreme events more than once a year, lawyers have said.
Franchise stores that close for more than one day a year without permission - barring "an act of God" - could be taken over by the company thanks to new contracts it started introducing in May, Insider's Kate Taylor and Nancy Luna reported .
This means that franchisees could lose their stores if they closed them multiple times due to a snowstorm, powercut, or terrorist attack, the New...
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