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Looking for retail franchise or shop franchise in New Zealand? Find bed franchises, video franchises, book shops, post & postal franchises, shoe shops, sports shoe franchises, liquor franchises, plastic goods franchises, grocery stores or home decorating franchises.

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PalmersArrow | retail

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

Investment required: from from $350,000

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Stirling SportsArrow | retail

We play to win by delivering world-class retail experiences, inspired by sport, executed with style. Stirling Sports will provide all the training and support to build and sustain your business. Opportunities available throughout New Zealand. Retail experience is an advantage but not essential.

Investment required: from $340,000

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Pack & Send New ZealandArrow | retail

Pack & Send move and handle freight through a network of retail stores with a professional custom packaging service. A one-stop shop for customers.

Investment required: from $210,000 + gst

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Swimart Pool & Spa ServicesArrow | retail

Australasia's largest chain of pool & spa stores. Swimart commenced business in Sydney during 1983 and since that time has grown through the provision of expert friendly advice and superior customer service to be the market leader in the pool and spa service sector.

Investment required: from $175,000

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Footloose ShoesArrow | retail

Women’s fashion footwear retail stores. For owners with passion for fashion retail and the desire to own their own business. Enjoy all the advantages of scale and a well-known retail name. Training and support from a successful and extensive franchise management team.

Investment required: from $200,000

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Para RubberArrow | retail

Iconic New Zealand retailer dominating the market in sales of foam, foam mattresses, rubber, including mats, and the iconic Para pools. Looking for energetic people serious about customer service and looking to build a successful business through determination.

Investment required: from $150,000 - $250,000

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Beds R UsArrow | retail

Join New Zealand's largest independent bedding group. Franchise opportunities available with full training and support. Very competitive fee structure, co-ordinated national advertising programme and great supplier partnerships. Looking for motivated and skilled operators with passion and drive.

Investment required: from $POA

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STIHL SHOPArrow | retail

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.

Investment required: from $200,000

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Palmers PlanetArrow | retail

Like the truly successful garden centres of Europe, Palmers Planet is as much a destination as a retail store. This is an amazing opportunity for a business person looking for a new challenge.

Investment required: from From $1m

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Electrify.nzArrow | retail

The electric bike business is growing rapidly with thousands of Kiwis switching to e-bikes for transport and recreation. Electrify.nz has the rights for top international brands and is looking for people with passion and ambition to partner with us in key locations around New Zealand.

Investment required: from From $25,000

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Basic Listings

PostShop KiwibankArrow | retail

One of NZ's largest retail networks. We offer our communities a wide range of postal and financial services for personal and business needs.

Investment required: from P.O.A.

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Night 'n Day FoodstoresArrow | retail

The Night ‘n Day Foodstore franchise, New Zealand’s leading convenience store chain offers group buying, uniformed image, full staff training, assistance in shop layouts and designs, profit reports, assistance with staff rosters, group advertising and full accounting facilities. New sites and conversion of existing businesses welcomed.

Investment required: from $400,000

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Super LiquorArrow | retail

With 130+ branded stores throughout the country, we are represented in many local communities, delivering to them real value and true convenience. We are New Zealand’s most trusted liquor brand offering market leading terms of trade and innovative national advertising and marketing programmes.

Investment required: from $250,000+

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OPSMArrow | retail

You don't need to be an optometrist to enjoy the amazing financial and professional rewards of running your own optical business, you just need strong business acumen and the ability to motivate and manage a sales team.

Investment required: from

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Smith's Sports ShoesArrow | retail

Smith’s Sports Shoes’ biggest strength is the relationship between franchisor, franchisee and suppliers. What you can expect from the Smith’s team includes integrity, fun, and profitability. We focus on team building and provide support and training. Seeking people with vision, great attitude and communication skills.

Investment required: from $200,000

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Harrisons Curtains & BlindsArrow | retail

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.

Investment required: from $70,000

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Guthrie BowronArrow | retail

The number one home decorating franchise in New Zealand, specialising in paint, wallpaper, custom-made curtains and blinds, flooring and decorating tools. Franchisees benefit from an established name, a strong support system, central purchasing negotiation and active national advertising campaigns.

Investment required: from from $250,000

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Think WaterArrow | retail

Think Water is Australasia’s leading water solutions network with over 40 member businesses.

Investment required: from P.O.A

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Paper PlusArrow | retail

The largest stationery and books franchise system in Australasia. Committed to remaining a vibrant and integral part of the New Zealand retail scene. Grown to over 120 member stores nationwide with a combined sales turnover approaching $150 million a year and it’s still growing.

Investment required: from from $400,000

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ColourplusArrow | retail

At Colourplus, we've got your style. Your local store offers all the inspiration, expertise and advice you need to turn your decorating dreams into reality. With 30 stores nationwide, offering a range of top quality paint, wallpaper, curtains, blinds, giftware and decorating accessories.

Investment required: from from $200,000

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BedpostArrow | retail

New Zealand’s premium specialist bedding and bedroom furniture retailer with a focus on superior customer service, top brands and expert advice. Looking for motivated owner operators passionate about selling and providing a high level of customer service.

Investment required: from from $50,000

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Cash ConvertersArrow | retail

Looking for an exceptional return on your investment? look no further than our new look Cash Converters and you will see we're not only New Zealand's favourite place to buy and sell, we're also the world's largest second-hand dealer and the market leader in short term credit services. Cash Converters has more than 700 stores internationally so you'll be buying a tried and tested, well respected brand.

Investment required: from $650,000

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Specsavers New ZealandArrow | retail

Specsavers New Zealand are leading optometrists and eye-care specialists.

Investment required: from $10,000 - $400,000

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Mister Minit Arrow | retail

Mister Minit is a shoe repair, key cutting and engraving business franchise specialising in corporate giftware solutions. Franchises are currently open to existing Mister Minit team members who are fully trained in the business. Franchise opportunities will be available in the future for outside recruitment.

Investment required: from

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Master Licences

By NatureArrow

By Nature was founded in 2008 to market natural cosmetics, wooden toys and handcrafted products. The company’s philosophy is based on the contribution to environmental improvement and raising awareness by promoting ecological consciousness.
More info on By Nature


Lolita S.A.Arrow

Fashion franchise system. Most successful Latin American chain of ladies’ fashion stores already operating in 12 countries.
More info on Lolita S.A.


Other Listings

AGATHA ParisArrow

Iconic French fashion jewellery that fuses the fashionable with the affordable.

Investment required: from From $300,000

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Baby On The MoveArrow

Specialising in rental and sales of baby and toddler car seats and other products.

Investment required: from $120,000

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Bin Inn Retail Group Co-operativeArrow

Co-operative of nationwide wholefoods and speciality grocery stores. No previous experience required.

Investment required: from from $110,000

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Books & Gifts DirectArrow

Books and gifts sold directly from lunchrooms and receptions.

Investment required: from $25,000

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helloworldArrow

High profile award-winning retail travel agency. Formerly Harvey World Travel.

Investment required: from From $100,000

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Podium Podiatry & FootwearArrow

Recognised and respected as New Zealand’s leading provider of podiatry and footwear solutions.

Investment required: from $275,000+

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Saddlery WarehouseArrow

New Zealand's leading equestrian retailer. Supplying all the items needed for the horse and rider.

Investment required: from from $230,000 - $460,000

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Shoe ClinicArrow

Shoe Clinic is NZ’s leading sports footwear retail store. Proven system.

Investment required: from $120,000 - $280,000

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Storage BoxArrow

The preferred storage specialists in New Zealand, providing storage solutions to customers.

Investment required: from From $100,000

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Take NoteArrow

Over 60 stores throughout New Zealand, all of which are locally owned and operated.

Investment required: from $300,000

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The 2n'5 FranchiseArrow

A proven retail concept that has successfully run since 1994.

Investment required: from From $70,000

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The Athlete's FootArrow

World’s leading sports footwear retailer. Exclusive fitprint technology and proven training.

Investment required: from $250,000

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The Christmas Heirloom CompanyArrow

Providing high quality, luxurious Christmas decorations. A profitable seasonable business.

Investment required: from $60,000 incl. stock

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Total ToolsArrow

Australia’s leading tool retailer now expanding its network of stores in NZ.

Investment required: from $500,000+

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ToyworldArrow

Join New Zealand’s largest independent toy retailing group.

Investment required: from $200,000 - $500,000 site dependent

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