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What Makes A World Class Franchise Opportunity?

August 20, 2014 / FRANCHISE NEWSEducation Franchises
Tutor Doctor Investing into a franchise is one of the biggest decisions you will make in your lifetime, so you need to ensure the brand you have chosen has the potential to be as successful as possible for you! Read more.

Papa John’s Franchisee Opens 16th Store

August 19, 2014 / FRANCHISE NEWSFood Franchises
Papa John's Leading pizza franchise, Papa John’s, has announced franchisee, Raheel Choudhary has opened his 16th Papa John’s store! Raheel, who joined Papa John’s in 2003 with no fast food experience, now runs outlets around London including Wanstead, Angel, Chingford, Docklands, Farringdon, Fulham, Harringay, Hoxton, Cricklewood and Tower Bridge with his latest opening in Maida Vale. Read more.

Card Connection Franchisee Adds to Territory

August 19, 2014 / FRANCHISE NEWSMerchandising Franchises
Card Connection Leading greeting card publisher and franchisor, Card Connection, has announced its franchise for Bury St Edmunds and Kings Lynn has added to his territory. Former sales executive and maths teacher, Michael Hayes, has taken over a further 50 stores in his area expansion, which now means he takes over the supply and merchandising of Card Connection’s range of more than 1,200 quality greeting cards and accessories to around 200 retail outlets in the region. Read more.

Explorer Travel continues to recruit new franchisees

August 19, 2014 / FRANCHISE NEWSTravel & Leisure Franchises
Explorer Travel We would like to wish a warm welcome to our brand new franchisees: Jackie Ford, Steve and Frances Curry, Gayle Good and Adwowa Larbi-Ntim. Read more. offer a fantastic resale opportunity in Ipswich and Bury St Edmunds

August 18, 2014 / FRANCHISE NEWSInternet Franchises This protected territory (which includes the key centres of Ipswich, Bury St Edmunds and Felixstowe) is ideally suited to someone wanting a solid platform to further develop an existing, successful business and reap the benefits associated with having a loyal client base. Read more.

The Clarriots Care franchise: Territory

August 18, 2014 / FRANCHISE NEWSHome Care Franchises
Clarriots Care The Clarriots Care franchise provides all of their franchisees with an exclusive territory. Every territory which the Clarriots Care franchise provides has been divided by prominent UK mapping determined by local authority and population demographics. Read more.

Do I have to provide the same services as the franchisor?

August 18, 2014 / FRANCHISE NEWSHome Care Franchises
Clarriots Care The Clarriots Care franchise is the most diverse care provider in the UK, currently offering over 18 different services to the health and social care market. The infrastructure of the business allows all services offered to be delivered using the same systems and processes, with a simple “bolt-on” for each service. This means you can have 18 franchises in one. Read more.

Welcome to new franchisee Nathan Whiting

August 15, 2014 / FRANCHISE NEWSCleaning Franchises
Dolly Char Dolly Char are pleased to announce that Nathan Whiting has taken on the Dolly Char Newark & Loughborough franchise. Read more.

Former Chip Shop Owner Takes Papa John’s to Tamworth

August 15, 2014 / FRANCHISE NEWSFood Franchises
Papa John's Leading pizza franchise, Papa John’s, has announced it has opened in Tamworth. Former chip shop owner, Munish Mehta, now runs the new franchised outlet in the West Midlands, employing 20 people. Read more.

Kerrigan joins HQ team at Business Doctors

August 15, 2014 / FRANCHISE NEWSBusiness Consulting Franchises
Business Doctors The North West based Business Doctors head office team is expanding as they welcome new recruit, Jo Kerrigan, to the position of Franchisee Account Manager. With a background in Marketing and brand management, Jo is looking forward to her role liaising with the growing network of Business Doctors franchisees around the UK. Read more.
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