Asia-Pacific Centre for Franchising Excellence

Most Recent Franchise Research

  

Franchise-Australia-Research195x195Franchising Australia 2016

Provides an overview of the Australian franchise sector

The Franchising Australia 2016 research provides a snapshot of the health, size and dynamics of the Australian franchise sector in 2016.

For more than a decade the biennial Franchising Australia research has been led by Asia-Pacific Centre for Franchising Excellence Director Professor Lorelle Frazer. This research was sponsored by the Franchise Council of Australia, in partnership with Griffith University.

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Due-Diligence-Research195x195 Due Diligence Research 2015-2016

This project explores the ways in which prior due diligence affects small business performance

This collaborative research project between Griffith University’s Asia-Pacific Centre for Franchising Excellence and the University of NSW School of Taxation and Business Law and supported by CPA Australia, highlights the need for more rigour in the due diligence process.

The effectiveness of undertaking due diligence prior to starting up or purchasing a small business or franchise’ report reveals that prospective small business owners (particularly independent operators) may be in need of greater education and support during the decision making process prior to starting or purchasing a small business..

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Franchising Australia 2014 Franchising Australia 2014

Provides an overview of the Australian franchise sector

The Franchising Australia 2014 research report provides a snapshot of the health, size and dynamics of the Australian franchise sector in 2014.

For more than a decade the biennial Franchising Australia research has been led by Asia-Pacific Centre for Franchising Excellence Director Professor Lorelle Frazer. This research was sponsored by the Franchise Council of Australia, in partnership with Griffith University.

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Preparation For Franchising CoverPreparation For Franchising Report 2013

This research project was commissioned to measure the effectiveness of the APCFE Pre-Entry Franchise Education Program for prospective franchisees.

The research identifies evidence that the APCFE’s Pre-Entry Franchise Education Program has been instrumental in assisting prospective franchisees to make informed decisions.

The findings reveal that the “Pre-Entry Education Group” entered their franchising arrangement with much more realistic views of what to expect (on many levels) and this resulted in higher satisfaction levels for this group.

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Survival of the Fittest CoverSurvival of the Fittest

Research identifies survival factors for franchisees and small business operators

New research identifies factors that contribute to and hinder small business success – for both franchised and independent small businesses.

The Centre research, funded through an Australian Research Council Linkage Grant with the Department of Industry, Innovation, Climate Change, Science, Research and Tertiary Education, and Franchise Council of Australia, compares surviving and failed small businesses during uncertain economic times in Australia from 2010-12.

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Franchising New Zealand 2012 CoverFranchising New Zealand 2012

Learn how the New Zealand franchise sector is performing

The research provides a snapshot of the health, size and dynamics of the sector in 2012, as well as comparisons from Franchising New Zealand 2010 research findings.

This biennial research series was conducted in partnership with Massey University and the Asia-Pacific Centre for Franchising Excellence at Griffith University.

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Franchising Australia 2012 CoverFranchising Australia 2012

Provides an overview of the Australian franchise sector

The Franchising Australia 2012 research provides a snapshot of the health, size and dynamics of the Australian franchise sector in 2012.

For more than a decade the biennial Franchising Australia research has been led by Asia-Pacific Centre for Franchising Excellence Director Professor Lorelle Frazer. This research was sponsored by the Franchise Council of Australia, in partnership with Griffith University.

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