NY Times highlights successful multi-unit franchisees

Several IFA board members and successful multi-unit franchisees were featured in a New York Times story May 19 about investing in a franchise, including Doc Cohen, president and chief executive of Cookie Associates, David Barr, a multi-unit KFC franchisee, and Aslam Kahn, the largest Church’s Chicken franchisee in the nation. “The nice thing about franchises is you have an entrepreneur who has a product or a service and they have proven they can be successful selling it,” said Lawrence J. Cohen, president and chief executive of Cookie Associates. IFA President and CEO Steve Caldeira said, “The people who just want to invest are smart to hire proven operators.” Read the full article here.