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Australian Survey Reveals Franchising Still Growing

The latest franchise survey reveals that the sector is continuing to expand across the Tasman.

Forbes rates New Zealand as
'THE BEST COUNTRY IN THE WORLD TO DO BUSINESS'

Forbes has ranked New Zealand as the best country in the world to do business. The influential bi-weekly US magazine says New Zealand has ‘a transparent and stable business climate that encourages entrepreneurship.

FRANCHISE EXPERT calls for government recognition
as sentiment falls

October 2010 - Dr Callum Floyd has called for the government to increase its awareness of the part franchising can play in New Zealand’s economy and to create the right conditions for recovery.

Franchisees in demand as outlook remains positive - survey

Finding the right franchisees, staff and locations are the biggest concerns for franchising in 2014, but confidence is still high.

franchises not immune as QUAKE HITS CONFIDENCE

Business confidence has been badly hit following the Christchurch earthquake, and the franchise sector is no exception.

Franchising outlook more positive, but concerns remain

6 April 2010 - The inaugural Franchising Confidence Index, a quarterly survey of New Zealand franchising confidence caried out by Franchize Consultants, has just been released.

franchising starts 2012 with
IMPROVED CONFIDENCE

FRANCHISORS FORECAST IMPROVED TOP LINE
despite continuing pressure on margins

October 2012 – Latest survey of franchise confidence finds good news, bad news and some cautious optimism.

Franchisors see better times ahead in 2013

January 2013 - The latest Franchising Confidence Index demonstrates a continuation of mixed results across overall sector growth drivers, but with a slight increase in confidence from October 2012.

GOOD NEWS ON FUNDING for franchise buyers

July 2012 - Franchisors are saying bank funding is not an issue for prospective franchisees looking at solid propositions, but other results are mixed after a record high in April

latest survey shows
FRANCHISE CONFIDENCE BOUNCING BACK

July 2011 - Franchising confidence is building again, with good news for business buyers. However, the Rugby World Cup is expected to provide at best a limited boost to many.

MIXED SENTIMENT as franchising enters new year

January 2011 - The latest Franchising Confidence Index from Franchize Consultants finds mixed sentiment, including further challenges for franchisees

No franchise expo or survey for 2014

Despite increasing confidence and signs of growth, two significant events have dropped off the franchise calendar this year

NUMBER OF FRANCHISES DOUBLED in last seven years, survey says

Top line results from a new survey of franchising suggest that the number of franchised business in New Zealand has doubled since 2003.

NZ ahead of the global curve for business buoyancy

August 2012 - Latest survey from Entrepreneurs' Organization reveals positive outlook for New Zealand

nz business failures DROP 20 PERCENT

Business failures in New Zealand have fallen by more than 20 percent in the past 12 months, indicating that most Kiwi firms have performed well amid the global economic slowdown.

NZ economy up, payment times down

27 August 2013 - Dun & Bradstreet reports healthier cash flow among New Zealand businesses

Optimism grows for increases in franchisee profitability – survey

17 April 2013 - Good news for business buyers as franchisee sales levels and profitability are predicted to increase and obtaining finance becomes easier.

population changes present
PREDICTABLE CHALLENGES

July 2012 – Slower growth and an ageing client base mean franchises need to tailor their appeal to a predictably-changing market

Record confidence suggests strong year ahead for franchising in New Zealand

February 2014 – The first Franchising Confidence Index survey for the year shows high hopes for franchisors and franchisees in New Zealand

REDUCED EXPECTATIONS till after election

The latest Franchising Confidence Index survey shows that after a positive upswing in July, franchisors and service providers are now expecting more of the same.

Sector Tops $10 billion

John Paynter reports the results of the FANZ Survey of Franchising 2001, sponsored by The National Bank

survey finds franchise sector
RESILIENT & GROWING

December 2010 - A long-awaited survey gives us a snapshot of the current state of franchising in New Zealand. Simon Lord reports

survey finds most new franchisees
DON'T DO ENOUGH DUE DILIGENCE

A new report by Massey University suggests that over half of all New Zealand franchisees felt they had failed to conduct sufficient due diligence before purchasing their franchise. The survey also suggests that 44% of franchisees spent less than one month researching the opportunity before buying their franchise, and finds that resolving conflict later becomes an issue for many franchisees.

Survey Focus:
How NZ franchises are tackling online retailing

13 November 2012 - Online sales represent a particular challenge for franchisors and, potentially, a threat for franchisees. The latest Franchising New Zealand survey from Massey University offers some specific information about how New Zealand franchises are tackling this issue.

Survey of Franchising 2003 - Highlights

Franchising in New Zealand continues to perform strongly with plenty more to come, according to the 2003 Survey of Franchising

survey of NZ franchise sector says
TURNOVER UP, FRANCHISEE NUMBERS DOWN

12 November 2012 -The latest Franchising New Zealand survey suggests that turnover and the number of franchise systems has increased, but the number of franchisees has gone down for the first time

Survey says conditions remain tough for franchisors and franchisees

7 July 2010 – The second quarterly survey of New Zealand franchising confidence finds positive but falling sentiment acrosss many key franchising indicators.

the search for FRANCHISE EXCELLENCE

How do the backgrounds, lifestyle, work habits and personal characteristics of franchisees impact on their success? A new survey offers insights and surprises.

US Study Shows Value of Franchising

2004 - The first study to measure the economic impact of franchising in the US has relevance for NZ

 

 
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