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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.
how to buy a franchise (121 articles)
Everything you need to think about when considering buying a franchise, the pitfalls, the necessities, and the decisions that will affect your purchase.
how to franchise your business (43 articles)
Advice on turning your business into a successful franchise
about franchising in new zealand (156 articles)
Articles focussing specifically on the New Zealand franchising market, including examples, industry news and market analysis.
running a franchise outlet (64 articles)
You've decided on a Franchise Opportunity - what comes next? Advice on the day-to-day realities of running a Franchise
managing a franchise system (121 articles)
Advice on how to manage your Franchise System
business profiles (16 articles)
Profiles on selected franchise opportunities
news & events (435 articles)
advisor profiles (4 articles)
Profiles on selected franchise advisors
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Premium franchise opportunities
New Zealand’s leading hire company supplying scissor lifts, cherry pickers and knucklebooms. There are exciting new franchise options available throughout the North Island. A unique opportunity exists for the right person to work their way into a franchise ownership role.
Cookright, the kitchen hero, saving kitchens time and money. Deepfryer, overhead filter and hood cleaning. Cooking oil filtering. Oil and kitchen consumables product sales. Cookright has significant income potential with minimal competition for motivated, hard-working, practical operators who can sell and are well organised.
If you are looking for a simple business opportunity with low risk and a high profit margin then Crest’s cleaning franchise opportunities tick every box. Join our family of over 600 franchises happily servicing more than 4,500 customers Nationwide.
If you have handyman skills, or are good with outside jobs, you may like to consider a Crest PropertyCare franchise. We provide caretaking services to schools and building owners, looking after their grounds and doing simple property maintenance duties. Franchises are available throughout NZ.
Safe H2O have revolutionised water tank cleaning with high spec nano-filtration trailer units, capable of cleaning tanks and processing unlimited volumes of water to 0.001 micron. Innovative, profitable, professional. Seeking practical people with some basic mechanical aptitude and exceptional interpersonal skills.