Franchising has been lauded as a tried and tested way of growing one’s business by using the entrepreneurial skills and capital, without incurring debt or interest charges, of others. It has also sometimes misguidedly been promoted as a panacea for ailing businesses. Manzoor Ishani, of Sherrards, the Surrey-based law firm, tackles this issue.
FFS Brands, who operate the global Southern Fried Chicken franchise, have announced a new style quick service restaurant concept – AJ’s Piri Piri Chicken.
Derrick Simpson of Franchise Resales has announced that the first stage of a management buy-out has been agreed. Franchise Resales advises both franchisees and franchisors on the sale of their business.
Who on earth started the trend of calling franchisees ‘franchise owners’? Similarly, what’s with the term ‘master franchisor’ when describing the foreign party to an international franchise agreement? By Brian Duckett, The Franchising Centre.
Agency Express, the estate agency board maintenance service, has won the BFA/HSBC Franchisor of the Year award.
Subway, the world’s largest sandwich franchise, has opened its 2,000 store in its UK and Ireland region at Hemel Hempstead. (more…)
A leading pizza franchise, Papa John’s, has announced that Abhishek Sachdeva has opened the company’s latest franchised store in St Helens. (more…)
LloydsPharmacy has opened its first franchised outlet at Gloucester. Andrew Lane, pharmacist and entrepreneur has partnered with LloydsPharmacy’s parent company, Celesio, to grow and develop his pharmacy by enhancing services for local customers and patients under a nationally known brand. (more…)
Shuttercraft, the UK’s leading window shutters franchise, offers opportunities in selected parts of the country surveying, selling and installing their finest quality S:CRAFT range of made-to-measure interior window shutters and blinds. (more…)