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June 2011 - A new book by Rosemary Hepözden tells the story of how McDonald’s came to New Zealand and documents its first 35 years here. In this extract, she describes the struggle to open the first restaurant in Porirua.
Al Dunn spent 31 years with McDonald's before establishing his own consulting business. In a recent issue of Franchise New Zealand magazine, he answered questions put to him by some top franchisors. This article contains both the magazine story and some extra material.
In the first of two articles Bill McGowan, founder of Fastway Couriers, recalls the challenges and rewards of building a global franchise network from scratch in a typically frank way.
December 2005 - In the second of two articles on building a global franchise, the founder of Fastway Couriers, Bill McGowan, discusses the development of national master franchises and the challenges, pleasures and pitfalls of overseas expansion.
Specsavers has demonstrated how to revolutionise an industry
One of the biggest benefits of buying a franchise is the on-the-spot support you get to build your business. Simon Lord talks to some of New Zealand’s top franchise field managers to find out how they help franchisees to achieve their goals.
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Flex Fitness is a New Zealand owned and operated 24-hour gym franchise. We combine stylish club fit-outs with welcoming club cultures to motivate and support anyone wanting to live a healthier lifestyle. Our club owners are unique and key to our brand’s success.
Design, manufacture and supply of made-to-measure kitchens, bathrooms and bedrooms for retail and trade customers.
General commercial cleaning plus specialised franchises: car park scrubbing, carpet cleaning, decontamination, office equipment sanitising, pest control, window cleaning. Established in 1979, Paramount Services has 140 franchisees servicing 1,240 clients including 320 bank branches, retailers, shopping centres, ports, cinemas, rest-homes, student hostels and schools.
A monthly accounting service specifically designed to provide regular support for the self employed and small business operators. Retail locations accelerate client base growth.