How often have you found a product so good you had to buy a stake in the business? Probably not often. But that’s precisely what happened to Shaun Thomson when he brought Sandler Training to the UK
EB guest columnist Sarah Jackson explores how franchisors can support franchisees in taking the steps toward starting their own business
Franchising caters to all sorts of industries, from photography to gourmet food. But there’s one thing that franchise is lacking: significant numbers of female franchisees
Striking a franchise deal is always an exciting prospect but it pays to keep your head. Knowing the ins-and-outs of the franchise agreement will ensure you have a happy partnership for years to come
For the uninitiated, ‘franchising’ evokes images of fast-food chains, car rental outlets and hotel chains. But it hasn’t always been that way....
It was a no-brainer to choose flexibility over a staid, old, top-down franchise model, says Extra Help co-founder Sarah Jackson
Food shopping has become a deeply impersonal experience. Which is why the concept of organic groceries, delivered hand-to-hand is enough to warm anyone’s heart
In the digital age, when an abundance of photographic tools, devices and apps are at our fingertips, it takes quite a unique service proposition for a photography company to rake in the cash. Welcome to Barrett & Coe
Interior design isn’t exactly the easiest industry to make headway in. It can take years to build up a reputable brand, making the Dulux Design Service a worthwhile avenue for designers wanting to build their profile
Franchising is tempting for those who want the entrepreneurial experience but with the protection of selling a firmly tested product. This month’s franchise in the spotlight is definitely that – a strong brand tempered by years of high street experience.