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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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Corporate Cabs

Corporate Cabs is NZ’s most professionally driven cab service. Founded 20+ years ago, we continue to set the benchmark for premium service. The strength of our brand is in the professionalism and dedication of our owner-drivers. We invite you to join our fleet.

Palmers Planet

Like the truly successful garden centres of Europe, Palmers Planet is as much a destination as a retail store. This is an amazing opportunity for a business person looking for a new challenge.

Platinum Homes

Platinum Homes are one of the top 10 national building companies in NZ and are one of the fastest, stable growth companies. Seeking financially stable people with the desire and drive to succeed to complete our licensee network, ideally from a construction or sales background.

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Carpet Court

New Zealand’s largest flooring retailer. The size of the Carpet Court Group means that Carpet Court Franchise Partners benefit from the advantages of scale when it comes to all aspects of business, including buying power, marketing, product range and other business support services.

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