In this article Michael Johnson, the Managing Director of the market-leading franchise Card Connection, gives his opinion on how technology will affect franchising in the future: in the areas of efficiency, business models, training, marketing, franchisors’ responsibilities, and positives and negatives.
Read this testimonial from Freddie Forsyth, one of LockRite's newest franchisees. Read more.
FASTSIGNS®, the signage, graphics and visual communications franchisor, has recognised its brightest stars at an awards evening attended by 80 guests during its annual convention. Read more.
“revive! has grown outwardly from our base in Rugby, by inviting ambitious, commercially-minded people to join us as franchisees and replicate our proven business model. Individual territories packed with opportunities have now been identified throughout Scotland and Northern Ireland so this is your chance to bring the multi-award winning revive! brand to your local area and start reaping the rewards of fully supported business ownership”. Mark Lewellyn, revive! Managing Director Read more.
2013 has been a fantastic year for Home Instead Senior Care, the winners of the bfa Gold Franchisor of the Year award and No. 1 home care provider, taking the lead not only in franchising but in the care they provide. So it followed that their National Conference this year was a celebration of all that is great about Home Instead and as they are now fast approaching 150 offices the conference just gets bigger and better. Read more.
Raft, one of the UK’s favourite independent furniture and lifestyle brands, has been going against the grain and expanding its high-street offer at a time when many brands are downscaling. In the last year alone, Raft has opened three new stores, taking the total to seven up and down the country, with another franchise already in the pipeline for early 2014. Read more.
NIC Services Group have capped a strong year of franchising growth with their November training course seeing new franchisees from Birmingham, East London and Milton Keynes join the business. Read more.
“The ERA opportunity has allowed me to realise my goals – both in work and in life.” Read more.
Steve Beaumont, Geoff Easton and Danny Palmer have all recently joined the Autosmart franchise. Read more.
"I have been in the business for nearly 2 months now and I already have nearly 40 clients and growing. I cannot be happier and the sky is the limit!" Read more.