Encroachment: Legal Restrictions on Retail Franchise Expansion
In this article, I define encroachment, discuss the relevant legal theories, and review the various legislative and regulatory approaches to the problem. Next I explore the approach by franchisors and various trade associations in addressing the issue. Finally, I discuss some possible strategies to avoid encroachment problems.
William Slater, Vincent. "Encroachment: Legal Restrictions on Retail Franchise Expansion." Journal of Business Venturing 13.1 (1998): 29-41. Print.