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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 (125 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 (159 articles)
Articles focussing specifically on the New Zealand franchising market, including examples, industry news and market analysis.
running a franchise outlet (63 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 (123 articles)
Advice on how to manage your Franchise System
business profiles (32 articles)
Profiles on selected franchise opportunities
news & events (447 articles)
advisor profiles (3 articles)
Profiles on selected franchise advisors
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Fastway Couriers is an award-winning franchise system that provides local and national courier services at competitive prices and a simple prepaid system. One of New Zealand's most successful franchisors with 1,600+ franchisees across 5 countries and 40+ franchise and industry awards.
Cisco Meraki is a cloud-managed IT company. Their solutions include wireless access points, switching, security cameras and appliances, all centrally managed from the web. Some of the solutions provided by Cisco Meraki include guest WiFi and analytics providing visibility into guest activity and shopper profiles.
Green Acres was founded in 1991, and is proudly NZ owned and operated. With 25 years’ experience we are one of the longest running New Zealand owned franchise systems. We have over 650 franchisees and we’re still growing. Lawn and garden franchises for sale now.
Established over twelve years ago, Milestone Homes has common ownership and support systems with New Zealand’s most awarded and trusted home builder, Jennian Homes. This long-standing relationship ensures Milestone Homes has the structure, systems, processes, and experience to deliver a proven and smart franchisee package nationwide.
The Seasons Art Class is the UK’s premier adult art class provider. Now seeking new franchisees nationwide for our exciting expansion into New Zealand. High return franchise opportunity from part-time, flexible hours. No artistic talent needed, and full training and support will be provided.