From the Editor, 28 Aug 2016
Learn to succeed
The recent franchise conference was an excellent event with presenters from some of New Zealand’s best-known franchise brands. But it wasn’t just about the speakers; it was the willingness of everyone to get together and share experiences and information that made it worthwhile. It’s what makes franchising so special – and so successful.
You can get a flavour of the conference (and listen to one of the highlights) here, but if you weren’t there, don’t worry – on this website, you’ll find new ideas from home and overseas; new opportunities from well-established brands; and new locations available all around the country. Franchising can be a great way to go into business, but you still need to be careful if you’re to find an opportunity that suits your own abilities, goals and financial needs. Find out about buying a franchised business.
Immigrants make the most of the big opportunities Paramount provides
in our latest issue:
Make The Jump - Want to own your own business? Buying a franchise can make all the difference between hitting the ground. or hitting the ground running.
People Who Need People - Simon Lord talks to immigration specialist Bill Milnes and Andy Chang of Westpac about immigration trends and their impact on franchising.
How To Handle The Media - Pete Burdon offers some tips for franchisors and franchisees who might find themselves in the spotlight when something goes wrong.