Latest Issue

Welcome to the start of another twelve months of Business Franchise Australia and New Zealand magazine. As we say farewell to 2017 and move into 2018, I would like to take this opportunity to say thank you. To our readers, for their enthusiasm for Business Franchise magazine and the great comments that we receive throughout the year; to our contributing writers, who continuously submit high quality and informative editorials, written to inspire and guide potential franchisees as they embark on their franchising journey; and last, but certainly not least, to our advertisers and continuing supporters of all of our publications. As we celebrate another successful year passed, we wish the same to all members of the franchising community for the upcoming 12 months.

The front cover this issue features Essential Beauty, a franchisor that has earmarked 2018 as a period of greater expansion. The beauty industry is booming as beauty and appearances are no longer considered a luxury but an essential part of daily life - making it a long-term business opportunity for people from all types of backgrounds. You can read more about this 100 per cent Australian owned and operated brand on page 10.

Do you have visions of owning your own quaint little dress shop in the local village, or a big name coffee house in the flash shopping centre in the city? Want to get your hands on some of this money being handed over by eager consumers? If this is your franchise sector of choice, check out our Retail Feature, starting on page 33.

In 2018, Business Franchise readers once again enter FREE into each of the Franchising & Business Opportunities Expo’s, being held in Sydney, Perth, Brisbane and Melbourne. Simply go to and enter the code BFM when purchasing your tickets. Exhibition Manager Fiona Stacey says, “For many, it’s time to make a new start, and there is no better place to see so many business ideas all under one roof than the Franchising Expo!”

As always, there is a great selection of articles throughout this magazine from leading franchising experts including bankers, lawyers, accountants and consultants. Plus franchise news and updates from the Franchise Council of Australia.

So if your New Year’s resolution is to become your own boss by buying a franchise business, then you have picked up the right magazine.

Enjoy the read,

Joanne Tuffy