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case studies

case studies

JUST REWARDS

New Zealand’s top franchisees of 2017 are a semi-retired couple who believe in working smarter, not harder. They also prove that some of the best opportunities in business lie outside the big cities

KIWI BATTLERS THE PIONEERS WHO BROUGHT MCDONALD’S TO NEW ZEALAND

June 2011 - A new book 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.

SHARING THE LESSONS OF MCDONALD'S

Al Dunn spent 31 years with McDonald's before establishing his own consulting business. In a recent issue of Franchise New Zealand magazine, he answered questions put to him by some top franchisors. This article contains both the magazine story and some extra material.

THE FASTWAY STORY - PART 1: THE BEGINNING

In the first of two articles Bill McGowan, founder of Fastway Couriers, recalls the challenges and rewards of building a global franchise network from scratch in a typically frank way.

THE FASTWAY STORY - PART 2: BEYOND AUSTRALASIA

December 2005 - In the second of two articles on building a global franchise, the founder of Fastway Couriers, Bill McGowan, discusses the development of national master franchises and the challenges, pleasures and pitfalls of overseas expansion.

VISION FOR THE FUTURE

Specsavers has demonstrated how to revolutionise an industry

WHAT DO FIELD MANAGERS REALLY DO?

One of the biggest benefits of buying a franchise is the on-the-spot support you get to build your business. Simon Lord talks to some of New Zealand’s top franchise field managers to find out how they help franchisees to achieve their goals.

 

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La Porchetta

Join the largest Italian restaurant chain in Australia and New Zealand. You will love taking part in serving our guests quality Italian food, to order, using fresh ingredients. We are looking for passionate individuals with a strong work ethic and drive to join our family.

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A monthly accounting service specifically designed to provide regular support for the self employed and small business operators. Retail locations accelerate client base growth. Accounting qualifications not necessarily an advantage. Would suit someone with business experience and / or with sound bookkeeping knowledge and good communication skills.

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