Do software franchises work?
This is probably a dumb question but would a software franchise work? Each franchise would sell only to a specific area? Did Gateway have franchises or were they just Gateway owned stores?
I don't understand how you're using "franchise" in this context.
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This is exactly how MS sell their full retail price software (though I scarcely know anybody who actually buys it).
We use an essentially similar system to sell, and support, our software abroad. We call them 'distributors'.
Goldmine is sold via an authorized dealer system.
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