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Description:  CNN’s Felicia Taylor visits a Magnolia Bakery in Manhattan and speaks with owner Steve Abrams about the boom in applications for franchises around the world.

Source: CNNMoney.com – video report

Date: 07/19/2011

Link:  http://money.cnn.com/video/news/2011/08/18/n_magnolia_bakery.cnnmoney/

Questions for discussion:

  • Why has Magnolia been a successful global company?
  • Why is franchising a good approach for growing the company world-wide?
  • What risks are associated with franchising the brand?

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