Case Study- Sonic

Case 5: Sonic is a successful franchise that offers an old-fashioned drive-in experience.

  • What is Sonic’s competitive advantage over other fast-food franchises?
  • What are the advantages of becoming a Sonic franchisee?
  • What are the disadvantages of buying into the sonic franchise?
  • You are an executive involved with Sonic’s franchise operations. Sonic franchisees have become increasingly popular. On the other hand, you have heard about some notable cases of misconduct at a few franchisees. You think making the franchise requirements more stringent and/or increasing the initial investment will help the company maintain additional control over its franchise operations and increase profit. Develop a list of requirements for opening up a new Sonic franchise that will be distributed to new entrepreneurs wanting to open up their own.

Word count must be 1,250 words for total assignment.

Must use at least 3 scholarly sources 1 being the textbook.

Must include in-text citations with authors last name and year. References must be in APA style as well.

Textbook: Ferrell, O., Hirt, G., & Ferrell, L. (2015). Business in a Changing World (10th ed.). New York: NY: McGraw-Hill Education.