IFA Seeks $300 Billion to Offset Small Business Losses

Without assistance, between 8,000 and 10,000 restaurants are at risk.

a fast food worker handing over food at a drive through window
Restaurants, hit hard by the coronavirus, are relying on drive-throughs and delivery to generate sales. Getty Images

While the Families First Coronavirus Relief Act signed into law on Wednesday contains provisions that help small businesses, the International Franchise Association said it also exacerbates their cash flow problems during this trying period.

@RichCollings richard.collings@adweek.com Richard Collings is a retail reporter at Adweek.