The intent is to cover dollar costs, not protect margin, the CFO said.
More than 8.5 million businesses and nonprofits have received funding.
The IFA projects franchises will grow 4.1 percent in 2021.
The new fund will seek six to seven brands.
The brand earned net revenue of $1.1 billion in 2020.
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