A franchise is a type of business that offers an entrepreneur the opportunity to buy into a proven and successful business model. Buying a franchise means you get all the benefits of running your own company, but with the backing of an established brand. The best thing about franchises? You can find one in just […]
Owning a franchise is a goal for many aspiring business people and entrepreneurs. By opening a franchise, you get access to an already successful business model, a business plan that you can always refer to, and an enthusiastic client base ready and waiting to support you as you open your doors. But what puts many […]
In the UK alone, there are around 1,000 franchise systems, with more than 22,000 individual franchisees. Franchises employ approximately 710,000 people and bring in more than £15 billion for the UK economy each year. Despite Brexit and the recent recession, the franchise industry has continued to grow at an exceptional rate over the past ten […]
Some of the world’s most successful companies are franchises and have become household names across the globe. Just look at McDonalds, Burger King, and KFC. They have thousands of branches in numerous countries, and their business model allows for exponential growth. In the UK alone, franchising contributed £17billion to the economy and employed around 710,000 […]
From Antipodean beginnings to operations throughout the UK, Driving Miss Daisy is a franchise operations giving business builders great flexibility.
Karen Whybro set up Rock the Frock when she struggled to find her own less formal wedding dress. She has some clear priorities for suppliers.
Running a business as a franchise means every supplier needs to be scalable.
While cupcakes are synonymous with the UK food scene today, that wasn?t the case in 2004. Hummingbird Bakery founder Tarek Malouf took a serious punt.
A luxury cat hotel group has expanded its presence with a new five-star branch, satisfying cat owners by offering their pets the paw-fect time away from home.
With the way his business is run, Steve Byrne has been able to experiment with smarter working practices and believes others would be silly not to as well.
With almost half of Brits currently in the market for a gym membership, data suggests entrepreneurs and investors seeking a new challenge would do well to consider embracing a fitness venture – particularly one of the franchised variety.
Owning a franchise business can be an attractive option; especially for those looking for a greater work/life balance and the flexibility of juggling family commitments alongside an independent and rewarding career. As such, Caroline Crabbe, general manager at Jo Jingles unveils a few tips on how to succeed in the franchise world.