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January 2012 - A recent study by Massey University suggested that conflict is commonplace in franchise relationships but that it is not always well-managed by franchisors. Here are 10 reasons why conflict need not always have negative outcomes.
June 2011 - A franchisee stripped bare an Auckland gym in an overnight raid that has left the franchisors with a bitter taste
Why should European Union politics mean a change of name for franchisees?
2 February 2009 - New research into franchisors' and franchisees' confidence levels in Australia shows the importance of confident leadership.
What are the issues impacting effective new franchisee preparation? Corven research has just released results of a recent study.
Don’t treat others as YOU would like to be treated but as THEY would like to be treated, says Allison Mooney. It can make all the difference to the results franchisors and franchisees achieve.
July 2011 - Ree Anna Chapman of the Franchise Relationships Institute has reminded delegates to the National Franchise Conference that the FRI offers a free Franchisee Support Kit to assist franchisors and others wanting to help franchisees and families affected by disasters.
Most franchisors recognise that the type of support a franchisee needs changes as they become more familiar with running their business. However, franchisors may not understand the psychological changes that take place as the franchisee develops in confidence.
How do the backgrounds, lifestyle, work habits and personal characteristics of franchisees impact on their success? A new survey offers insights and surprises.
Aug 2011 - The latest findings from the Franchise Relationships Institute show that having good family and social support is a major predictor of franchisee success. Greg Nathan outlines this and the other findings
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World leading cost management group represented in 32 countries. We help clients reduce overhead expenses. Contingency based - no savings - no fees - no risk.
General commercial cleaning plus specialised franchises: car park scrubbing, carpet cleaning, decontamination, office equipment sanitising, pest control, window cleaning. Established in 1979, Paramount Services has 140 franchisees servicing 1,240 clients including 320 bank branches, retailers, shopping centres, ports, cinemas, rest-homes, student hostels and schools.
Fastway Couriers is an award-winning franchise system that provides local and national courier services at competitive prices and a simple prepaid system.
New Zealand’s leading hire company supplying scissor lifts, cherry pickers and knucklebooms. There are exciting new franchise options available throughout the North Island. Franchisees require a good level of business acumen and ideally come from a construction background.
Just Cuts franchise. You don’t need to be a hairdresser to join.