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2017-06-20 13:41:19
When Queensland rugby league star Billy Slater takes the field in tonight’s State of Origin match in Sydney his sole focus will be on beating the New South Wales team, but he already has one eye on the future with his fledging franchise business. Billy, the fullback for the Queensland Maroons, Australia and the Melbourne Storm, has established an innovative non-contact rugby league ball skills program for young children, ... read more
2017-06-06 15:23:17
Becoming a franchisor is hard work. It requires a lot of time, energy and money and a long-term focus. Anyone who tells you otherwise – that franchising is easy and simple – is not telling the full story. If franchising a business is so easy, then everyone would do it and they would all succeed. But we know this is not the case. Many new franchise businesses fail and ... read more
2016-08-30 12:39:48
With more than 25 years of high-level experience with some of the biggest franchise brands in the world, Ian Martin says he has seen the “the good, the bad and the ugly” in franchising. Despite all of this, he remains a passionate advocate of the positives that the franchise model can deliver. “Franchising is a fantastic industry if you get the principles right and it all starts with a clear strategic direction,” he told the 2016 Franchise Management Forum. Ian’s latest franchising challenge is steering the new Asian Restaurant ... read more
2016-06-08 17:11:49
So you have a successful business or a great new business idea and you want to head down the path of becoming a franchisor? Do you fully understand the mechanics of the franchise model and what is required to make it a sustainable success, so that you can continue to grow the business and your brand for your future franchisees and as the custodian of the business? Taking the time to consider this upfront, before you make the leap into franchising, may just be the most important step that ... read more
2016-05-10 08:27:39
Have you ever wondered if you could franchise your business? If this is something you are thinking about, then you firstly need to ask yourself: ‘do I really know what franchising is?’ Here is a good description of what a business franchise is to get you started: Franchising is essentially the 'cloning' of a successful business concept. Under a franchise agreement, the owner, producer or distributor of a service or product (the franchisor) grants exclusive rights to an individual (a franchisee) ... read more
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