growing, the chain must expand into new regions, but that's expensive. It plans to cut costs by franchising stores in areas such as Eastern Europe.HOMEBODIES: Growing usage of PCs at home could mean more customers, but some folks will stay home to surf. The chain says 25% of its patrons have PCs yet still visit shops. But cybercafes in the U.S. have been hurt by rising PC use, and the same could happen in Europe.NOT-SO-EASY MONEY: A plan to go public this year was scotched by the market chill. So far, easyEverything has had enough cash to expand, but may yet need access to public markets. Franchising will help, but the company needs a clear path to profitability before more outside money is likely.