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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.

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about franchising in new zealand (145 articles)

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running a franchise outlet (59 articles)

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Profiles on selected franchise opportunities

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Profiles on selected franchise advisors

 

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Platinum Homes are one of the top 10 national building companies in NZ and are one of the fastest, stable growth companies. Seeking financially stable people with the desire and drive to succeed to complete our licensee network, ideally from a construction or sales background.

Palmers

New Zealand’s largest garden centre chain established in 1958. Offering both metropolitan and provincial opportunities.

Versatile Homes and Buildings

Rare opportunity to join the market leader. Current opportunities available in Hamilton and Queenstown. Versatile Homes and Buildings provides you with all the benefits of owning your own business, with the full support and resources of a nationwide organisation.

The Cheesecake Shop

The Cheesecake Shop has been trading in New Zealand since 1995 and continues to expand rapidly across New Zealand with multiple franchise opportunities available in Wellington, Christchurch and Auckland. The business was established in 1991 and has developed into a network of 200 cake shops operating across Australia, New Zealand, Poland and the United Kingdom. With The Cheesecake Shop franchise, you don’t need to be a baker. Our excellent training course teaches you how to make our wonderful desserts in just 4 weeks.

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Just Cuts is a hairdressing salon that bridges the gap between an old-style barber and a high-end hair salon. Our fixed price, no appointment system is a convenient and practical solution for our clients, offering them affordable style cuts cuts from fully qualified staff.

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