New Delhi, Sept. 25 -- During a high powered discussion during IKC, leaders of some of India's top kitchen companies were quizzed by one of their peers. Here's a glimpse of what they had to say about issues relating to industry and business.

Deepak Bharadia, Meine Kuche : How can franchisers safeguard their long-term relationship with franchisees?

Khanindra Burman, Wurfel : A franchise is a two-way relationship where there are two partners. It's not about 'our brand'; everything belongs to both of us. I feel that the link has to be so strong that the franchisee should feel a part of the system.

Hetal Iyer, Godrej Interio : We gel very well with our franchisees. They are the entrepreneurs who help us achieve our corporate objectives, and ...