How to Franchise Your Business

Advice on turning your business into a successful franchise

Developing a Franchise System

Here’s a selection of the most popular articles in this section – for the full list, click here.

Franchising your business - in search of the golden egg

New start-ups often talk of franchising their business but what can they do to prepare for it?

How to approach franchising your business

Simon Lord outlines three different approaches to franchising and invites comment from the experts

What you need to know before you franchise your business

Dr Callum Floyd describes how to franchise a business and build business value

Five major myths for intending franchisors

Franchising can be a great way to expand your business – but you have to know what you’re getting into.

Franchising your own business

Philip Morrison provides an introduction to what you need to think about when franchising a business

see all articles in the section 'Developing a Franchise System' >

Legal & Financial Advice

Here’s a selection of the most popular articles in this section – for the full list, click here.

What makes some go boom and others go bust

Why do some franchise networks build on their success while others go downhill? Win Robinson shares some secrets and asks the provocative question 'Is your franchisor making enough money?'

The naked franchisor - calculating and collecting franchise fees

Good relationships between franchisors and franchisees depend partly on a clear understanding of what the franchisor is charging for and how they are making their revenue. Hiding income streams only leads to trouble, says Win Robinson

see all articles in the section 'Legal & Financial Advice' >

Using a Consultant

Here’s a selection of the most popular articles in this section – for the full list, click here.

How Can I Franchise My Business Safely?

How can a prospective franchisor ensure confidentiality from a consultant invited to prepare a franchising proposal and what might a franchising plan might cost?

Choosing a franchise consultant

If you have a successful company, you might well like to expand it further. You might have been told by a consultant that you should franchise it. But what if he wants a lot of money upfront to prepare the franchise package? How can you how tell if he is reputable and that the work will be useable?

How to approach franchising your business

Simon Lord outlines three different approaches to franchising and invites comment from the experts

see all articles in the section 'Using a Consultant' >

Case Studies

Here’s a selection of the most popular articles in this section – for the full list, click here.

Kiwi battlers - the pioneers who brought McDonald’s to New Zealand

A book published in 2011 by Rosemary Hepözden tells the story of how McDonald’s came to New Zealand and documents its first 35 years here. In this extract, she describes the struggle to open the first restaurant in Porirua.

see all articles in the section 'Case Studies' >
Order a Print Copy
Order a Print Copy
27