Paul Newman, Cafe2U Rochester, has an exciting first year as a Cafe2U franchise partner to look back on. He joined Cafe2U at the end of 2011 after spending 30 years working for McDonald's, 7 years of which involved being a Business Manager and running his own branch. Read more.
Rapidly expanding care franchise Kare Plus has made two significant appointments, strengthening its franchise development team. Sandra Wharton is the new Kare Plus Domiciliary Manager and Paul Wilshaw takes on the role of New Business Manager (Nursing). Read more.
PetStay have now sold their third franchise branch after only starting franchising in July 2012. Read more.
Leading greeting card publisher and franchisor, Card Connection’s head office team has raised over £600 for Macmillan Cancer Support by completing the 8 mile ‘extreme mud run’ known as the GRIM Challenge held in Aldershot last week. Six staff from the head office team based in Farnham, including managing director Michael Johnson and Business Development Manager Andy Bull, negotiated mud, obstacles and ran, waded and crawled through freezing water to complete the course held at the Aldershot Army’s vehicle testing tracks. Read more.
Old Ebenezer Scrooge would have no problem considering this franchise, with a 50% discount specially for over Christmas. Read more.
Make the world better with a sweater was this year’s Christmas motto at Coconut Creatives. Read more.
David Beattie, Brand and Marketing Director who was a founding member of the directing team when énergie was launched almost a decade ago, is to leave the company to pursue new opportunities. Read more.
Leading greeting card publisher and franchisor, Card Connection, has announced several new additions to its range of party accessories. Read more.
In November, Auditel’s Managing Director Chris Allison addressed the gathering at their 17th National Conference marking the end of another momentous year Read more.
While few would deny that 2012 has by enlarge been a tough year for the UK economy, many businesses look to certain bumper periods for salvation, and Christmas continues to top that list. To this end, with Father Christmas less than two weeks away from cracking out the slay once more, Franchise Direct decided to investigate the key spending trends pertaining to franchising in the build-up to Chris...