From the Editor, 10 Nov 2018
When effort pays off
If you had a choice of where and when to start a new signage business, New Plymouth just before the Global Financial Crisis of 2008 probably wouldn’t be your first choice – especially if you knew nothing about making signs! But Kevin and Sheryl Jones did exactly that and on Saturday night they were rewarded by being named Westpac Supreme Franchisees of the Year. That’s the power of franchising – if you’re prepared to work at it, a franchise can help you turn effort into achievement.
Of course, franchisors work hard to give their franchisees the support and systems they need to succeed, and none work harder than Paramount Services, the new Supreme Franchise System of the Year. Read more about these and other Award winners here – and to start looking for your own fresh start, look for ideas under the ‘for sale’ button on the left.
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