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During our many years working within New Zealand's franchise sector, we've learnt a great deal about the market - what works, what doesn't work, and what people involved in all aspects of franchising need to think about to succeed.
We encourage you to read as widely as possible about all aspects of franchising in New Zealand, whether you are interested in buying and then running a successful franchised business, or whether you have a business that you have already franchised or are contemplating growing using the franchising model.
If you don't find what you are looking for here in our Advice Centre then call or email us to ask for guidance - our team are ready and waiting to help you find the information you need.
how to buy a franchise (100 articles)
Everything you need to think about when considering buying a franchise, the pitfalls, the necessities, and the decisions that will affect your purchase.
how to franchise your business (41 articles)
Advice on turning your business into a successful franchise
about franchising in new zealand (135 articles)
Articles focussing specifically on the New Zealand franchising market, including examples, industry news and market analysis.
running a franchise outlet (51 articles)
You've decided on a Franchise Opportunity - what comes next? Advice on the day-to-day realities of running a Franchise
managing a franchise system (102 articles)
Advice on how to manage your Franchise System
business profiles (20 articles)
Profiles on selected franchise opportunities
news & events (316 articles)
advisor profiles (6 articles)
Profiles on selected franchise advisors
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Premium franchise opportunities
Own your own interior design business. Fully supported franchise opportunity available from Harrisons Curtains & Blinds. We are now looking for individuals with a natural sense of flair and style who are considering owning their own business, backed by an iconic Kiwi owned brand.
Green Acres, the largest and most successful home services group in New Zealand, started in 1991 and is still growing. Franchises available: home cleaning, commercial cleaning, lawn & garden care, car valet, pool valet or home maintenance services with Hire a Hubby, our sister company.
Stihl shop is a nationwide network of independent, locally owned specialist outdoor power equipment retailers. Every Stihl shop is operated by friendly approachable people who are passionate about outdoor power equipment. Full training and on-going support. Sites with real growth potential available across NZ.
One of NZ’s largest café and restaurant franchises, The Coffee Club have a comprehensive menu and offer relaxed dining experience. Take advantage of a proven track record, great training and ongoing support. Ideal if you are passionate about people and building customer loyalty.
Specialist quick service pizza franchise opportunity. You must have passion, commitment and a drive to succeed. Strong leadership skills, good people and administration skills, plus an entrepreneurial flair required. Have fun and work in a young, energetic and vibrant organisation.