One of the main appeals of franchising is the wide variety of businesses that are represented – giving prospective franchisees plenty of choice on what kind of business they’d like to own and run. Perhaps nowhere is this better illustrated than with the array of mobile franchises out there.
Mobile franchising is big business and it’s getting bigger. The consumer market for mobile services has exploded over the last decade, and it’s only set to grow further; the convenience and luxury of having services and products delivered straight to a home or work place is a huge draw for customers. It’s a booming marketplace, hence the enormous selection of franchises on offer.
A Master Franchise in effect is a franchise of how to run a franchisor business for a specific brand. This means that as a Master Franchise owner, you would acquire two separate business systems – the first being how you would run a local ‘unit’ franchise, and the second how you run a franchise network.
You don't have to start a franchised business in the UK from scratch. Many existing franchisees are looking to sell their franchise. There are many reasons why existing franchises are for sale.
Steve joined Expense Reduction Analysts in September 2011 after a successful career in the paper and print industry. Formerly National Operations Director within a business turning over £300m in the UK, Steve prides himself on his business development experience, with over 32 years’ experience in all sales areas.
Right at Home, an award winning international home care franchise, is hosting monthly franchisee discovery days at its Preston headquarters from February to May this year.
Every year more and more people move to the United States of America and are successful in the immigration process. One of the most successful methods to achieve a permit to work and stay in the USA is through buying a business and creating employment.
Finding the RIGHT property in the RIGHT location is critical for the success of your franchise and so it is imperative that you seek the RIGHT advice from the RIGHT people. whichfranchise Property offers a full range of property services to all types of UK and international franchise businesses.
A few years ago I was invited by a blue-chip brand to provide some intensive telephone training for their clients – an eclectic group of commercial insurance brokers. What became obvious as the day progressed was that most of these guys were setting unrealistic targets for their telemarketing teams and then becoming disillusioned when they failed to reach them. For example, they would expect a cold prospect to agree to a meeting on the strength of one telephone call alone. By the end of the day most had realised the error of their ways and resolved to focus instead on setting realistic targets based on ‘meaningful conversations’.