When you think of ice, Baskin-Robbins is the brand that comes to mind. About 90 percent of consumers eat ice cream, so the franchise offers considerable opportunities in the food retail trade. The company is looking for franchisees who invest in territories across the UK. Finally, we briefly address all public interests in granting or denying this injunction. We recognize that there is an interest in enforcing valid contracts, including non-compete clauses in franchise agreements. Quizno`s, 8:00 a.m. The respondent suggests that the harshness that he and others would be endured in his situation if they were forced not to attend the Alliance is contrary to the public interest. However, we note that if the Confederation, in this case, is not in competition, is deemed enforceable, the protection of franchisees who break such alliances is not in the public interest is franchise description: The franchisor is Baskin-Robbins Franchising LLC. Baskin-Robbins franchise restaurants sell ice cream, related frozen products and other food and products that are compatible with its concept.
Grant: The franchisor facilitates certain loan agreements through third-party lenders that can finance qualified franchisees. The amount of funding and the length of the repayment vary depending on the applicant`s program, circumstances and creditworthiness. In addition, Baskin-Robbins holds quarterly meetings where franchisees can log in and share best practices. Baskin-Robbins is the world`s largest ice specialty chain by Entrepreneur magazine`s 31st 500® franchise. Baskin-Robbins creates and markets innovative premium ice creams, desserts and frozen beverages and offers consumers in more than 6,600 retail stores in nearly 50 countries of quality and value. Baskin-Robbins was founded in 1945 by two ice lovers, whose passion led to the creation of more than 1,000 ice creams and a multitude of delicious treats. Baskin-Robbins, headquartered in Canton, Mass., is a subsidiary of Dunkin` Brands, Inc. (NASDAQ: DNKN). For more information, see www.baskinrobbins.com. While speed, costs and privacy may no longer be compelling reasons to support the inclusion of arbitration provisions in franchise agreements, arbitration often provides control of the place of litigation, reduces the harm that can be recovered by franchisees and limits the number of parties to the action. Franchisers often have a tactical advantage when the franchise agreement includes an arbitration provision, particularly in disputes between multi-unit franchisees with units in different jurisdictions.
CANTON, Mass., January 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Baskin-Robbins, the world`s largest ice specialty chain, today announced that the company has signed a master franchise agreement with Blue Star Food Corporation, a Vietnamese food manufacturer, to develop the brand in Vietnam. The agreement foresees the opening of some 50 Baskin-Robbins restaurants in the country over the next few years. The first three stores under the agreement open this week in Ho Chi Minh City. The likelihood of success of the applicants for their application depends on the feasibility of the non-competition clause in the agreement. In order to determine the applicable material law in the analysis of this contract, we apply Illinois law. Klaxon Co. v. Stentor Elec. Mfg. Co., 313 U.S. 487, 496 (1941). In Illinois, the legal choice clause of a contract is respected as long as the contract is valid.