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Country Development Plans – Do you know where you are going to next?

Country Development Plans – Do you know where you are going to next?

By Sasha-Lee de Bod

The days of picking a location blindfolded by pin pointing to the area is over, we now have scientific methods to assist us with where we need to take our business next to be successful

It is interesting how various companies employ different methods when expanding or even choosing a new location for an outlet. The bigger franchises typically employ specific criteria pertaining to their brand requirements e.g. a food retailer will investigate variables such as:

Interviewing for success

Interviewing for success

The interview process is a daunting task on any given day, even more so when you are inundated with franchise applications and pressed for time to find the ideal franchisees. The following will assist you with the process and uncover the ideal franchisees you are looking for.

Herding Cats

Herding Cats - Franchisees

Do you ever feel that managing your network of franchisees is like herding cats? You're not alone.

Franchising Plus deals with a wide range of clients in diverse industries – we are constantly engaging with franchisors and franchisees alike. Over the years we have conducted many franchisee satisfaction surveys on behalf of our clients, covering thousands of franchisees, and have noticed a number of common concerns and complaints:

Why Financial benchmarking is essential

Why Financial benchmarking is essencial

By Eric Parker, Partner

Are you as franchisor fully aware of the financial health of each of your franchisees and do you have plans in place to maximise their profitability?

12 Franchise trends: What will 2017 hold?

12 Franchise trends: What will 2017 hold?

By Anita du Toit, Partner and Sasha-Lee de Bod, Consultant 

As 2016 is nearing the end we tend to reflect on the year that was, this might be a good time to look towards the future and see what 2017 has in store for us. Let’s look at some headlining trends for 2017: