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Future-proofing your franchise in the face of economic uncertainty

Franchising has been around since antiquity, when Roman law allowed merchants in long-distance trade to sell their wares under another merchant’s name without having to buy them first from the original source. But, it wasn’t until the 1900s that it became a viable business model.    The first franchised business was created in 1892 by… Continue reading Future-proofing your franchise in the face of economic uncertainty

SELF – CARE IS VITAL FOR LEADERS – HERES HOW TO DO IT

Leadership roles are taxing – mentally and physically – and it’s easy to get locked into unhealthy behaviour patterns. It often takes a crisis – getting fired, being made redundant, a significant illness or a global pandemic – to force you to stop, reflect and challenge how you should do things. So rather than waiting… Continue reading SELF – CARE IS VITAL FOR LEADERS – HERES HOW TO DO IT

WHAT REALLY MOTIVATES EMPLOYEES

I often hear clients ask ‘how do we motivate our employees’, and I always think that phrase shows we are looking at employee motivation from the wrong end of the telescope.

FOOD AND BEVERAGE FRANCHISES: TRENDS TO WATCH OUT FOR

The American owner of a Mexican restaurant on Auckland’s city fringe asked me to help him franchise his business. This was nearly 20 years ago. But the business didn’t last. It turned out that Kiwis just weren’t ready for Mexican food. Then everything changed. The American was ahead of his time because about ten years… Continue reading FOOD AND BEVERAGE FRANCHISES: TRENDS TO WATCH OUT FOR

WILL I OR WON’T I ? TRENDS INFLUENCING FRANCHISING DECISIONS

The Covid-19 pandemic was expected to devastate the economy – and the franchise industry. It didn’t. Both the Australian and New Zealand economies bounced back strongly after taking hard hits when last year’s lockdowns went into effect. And many franchises found themselves better positioned to adapt than their competitors – especially those which already had… Continue reading WILL I OR WON’T I ? TRENDS INFLUENCING FRANCHISING DECISIONS

SERVICE, MOBILE AND MORE FRANCHISES ON THE RISE

As Australians settle into our ‘new normal’ at least for the foreseeable future as a result of the global COVID-19 pandemic, there are some clear trends emerging – in life, as well as franchising. Lockdowns, extended periods away from loved ones, as well as forced changes to the way we work or transition out of… Continue reading SERVICE, MOBILE AND MORE FRANCHISES ON THE RISE

DO RETAIL FRANCHISES MAKE A GOOD INVESTMENT IN A POST-COVID WORLD ?

It’s no secret consumer behaviour has changed, at least in the short to medium term, and possibly forever, as a result of the COVID-19 global pandemic. While some retail outlets have suffered terribly, and even closed their doors for good, others have thrived. So, you may be asking, does retail franchising make a good investment… Continue reading DO RETAIL FRANCHISES MAKE A GOOD INVESTMENT IN A POST-COVID WORLD ?

Top Reasons to Start a Home Improvement Franchise

There’s always something that needs improving, fixing or renovating around the house. And it’s often easier to call in the professionals to complete the work. If you like home improvement, landscaping or interior decorating, a home improvement franchise might be the right fit for you.   The home improvement market is enormous – its market… Continue reading Top Reasons to Start a Home Improvement Franchise

Home Improvement Businesses in a COVID World – Five Tips to Stay Safe

Here we are, over six months into the pandemic. And with no sign of an end in sight.   There are, of course many, many negatives to life during this pandemic – hundreds of thousands of deaths, businesses collapsing, people unable to leave their homes.   And we’re also seeing some trends emerging, like in-store… Continue reading Home Improvement Businesses in a COVID World – Five Tips to Stay Safe

Is a Franchise Better than an Independent Business in a Crisis?

These five lessons from the COVID-19 crisis show the advantages that owning a franchise can have over owning a stand-alone business. Lesson 1: We’re all in this together In business as in life and nature, there’s strength in numbers. We’re all stronger when we stand together, and that’s what franchising is all about – or… Continue reading Is a Franchise Better than an Independent Business in a Crisis?