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Area of Protection (AOP) (Franchise)

  • Definition: The geographic area which is designated by a franchisor, and granted to a franchisee, in which no directly competing franchisees will be sold.
  • Example: The designated minimum number of miles allowed between two (2) Sleep Inn franchises.

Reference: https://academia.edu/15440500/Hotel_Operations_Management_Glossary

Updated on August 17, 2021

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