The Quiznos Franchisee Association (QZFA) is officially open for business. Quiznos franchisee owners can now join through the new association website

“It is essential for the sustainability of our business that Quiznos franchisee owners unite as members of QZFA,” says QZFA president Kevin Tackett. “We need to align ourselves in order to make a positive change in the business model and re-establish the value of the Quiznos brand.”

QZFA formed to give a voice to Quiznos franchisee owners. QZFA will seek to grow profitability, improve transparency with Quiznos Corporate, and strengthen the franchisor-franchisee relationship.

QZFA is an independent association of franchisees sanctioned by Quiznos Corporate to represent the interests of the franchisees; previously established associations (including TSFA) have suspended their operations to support the newly formed nonprofit association.

“We need every Quiznos franchisee owner to become a member of QZFA in order to have their voice be heard,” says QZFA vice president Mike Slater. “We are all facing the same issues and need to protect our investments. QZFA will play a vital role in the future of our brand. We as franchisees have the right and responsibility to be heard.”

Through the website, members are able to share best practices and ideas with fellow franchisees, as well as learn and create solutions for sustainable and profitable stores. Additional outlets for members to connect to QZFA are available through Facebook and Twitter (@QFranchisees).

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