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FIVE HABITS OF HIGHLY SUCCESSFUL FRANCHISORS

US law firm Faegre & Benson has suggested what it is that marks out great franchisors

FUNDING YOUR FRANCHISE

Westpac’s Daniel Cloete offers advice on some common banking issues for franchisees

LAWYER THREATENS COURT ACTION OVER COPIED FRANCHISE AGREEMENTS

A prominent New Zealand franchise law firm has reached settlement after threatening legal action over the copying of one of its franchise agreements

PRIVATE EQUITY AND FRANCHISING CAN MAKE BAD BED-FELLOWS

August 2017 - The problems surrounding Veritas Investment's franchised brands will make investors wary of franchises - but is it franchising or the management of a relationships business by financiers that is the problem?

REPORT RECOMMENDS MORE CHANGES FOR AUSTRALIAN FRANCHISING

16 March 2019 ­– The final report from Australia’s Parliamentary Inquiry into the franchise sector there makes sweeping recommendations but the time-frame for any changes is uncertain. Jason Gehrke summarises the report; additional reporting from New Zealand by Simon Lord

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

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?'

WHAT SHOULD A DISCLOSURE DOCUMENT CONTAIN?

A good disclosure document is a great help when buying a franchise. What should it tell you?

 

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