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.
developing a franchise system
To succeed in franchising, you need good people skills as well as a good business model. Sadly, many new franchisors don't make the grade.
January 2012 - Esquires Coffee Houses is boldly going where few franchises have gone before: Mongolia!
Franchising can be a great way to expand your business – but you have to know what you’re getting into.
We complete our top ten list of misconceptions for people wanting to franchise their business
April 2014 - It’s commonly said that a franchised outlet will perform significantly better than a company-owned outlet within the same system, but is it true? A new study from the Franchise Relationships Institute set out to shed some light on the question.
April 2013 - New start-ups often talk of franchising their business but what can they do to prepare for it?
Philip Morrison provides an introduction to what you need to think about when franchising a business
Franchising lends itself well to the international business environment - but how should you go about it? Stephen Giles and Win Robinson present a checklist for international expansion.
April 2012 - Simon Lord outlines three different approaches to franchising and invites comment from the experts
Could your business be the next McDonald’s or Fastway Couriers? Win Robinson describes what you need to do to turn your opportunity into action
Franchises don't always transfer successfully from one country to another. Simon Lord looks at the lessons to be learned from past experience and Win Robinson defines four key steps to successful exporting
Looking for a bigger challenge? Wanting to diversify your company's interests? Searching for growth? A master licence from overseas might offer exactly what you need.
The right structure is vital for franchise success, says Simon Lord. One size doesn't fit all!
Greg Nathan details the essential factors a franchise system must have in order to succeed
Over ten years,
April 2008 - With regulation in the air for franchising, is it time to regulate franchise consultants too?
A new study by
Dr Callum Floyd describes how to franchise a business and build business value
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Premium franchise opportunities
Flex Fitness is a New Zealand owned and operated 24-hour gym franchise. We combine stylish club fit-outs with welcoming club cultures to motivate and support anyone wanting to live a healthier lifestyle. Our club owners are unique and key to our brand’s success.
Jani-King is known as the worlds number one commercial cleaning franchise company providing full operational sales administration support for franchisees. There has only been one name to turn to for quality and value in the commercial cleaning services - Jani-King, the king of clean.
World leading cost management group represented in 32 countries. We help clients reduce overhead expenses. Contingency based - no savings - no fees - no risk. Seeking experienced business people who want to capitalise on their experience. Earn what you’re worth, not what someone else wants to pay you.
Welcome back to Cobb & Co., New Zealand's original restaurant chain. With unbeatable brand recognition, enviable buying power, proven profitability and on-going support from Cobb Group, it’s not hard to see why owning a Cobb & Co. is a special opportunity.
Becoming your own boss is easier than you might think! We’re offering the chance to become part of the nationally recognised Jim's brand through Jim's Trees & Stump Removal. 8 Auckland plus several North Island territories available. Includes full business and systems training.