While the awards won by dog-boarding franchise Wagging Tails are a real vindication of its approach, for co-founders Lisa and Jim Suswain, the company’s success is all about placing the needs of dogs first
Wok & Go’s fresh take on noodles and franchising is winning new fans at home and abroad
What, more than anything, will give high-street franchises a shot in the arm?
Paul Thompson plunged straight into the deep end when he turned his favourite father / daughter pastime into Water Babies, the national baby swimming franchise
Does franchising get the recognition it deserves?
Most industries have struggled over the last decade but franchising has seen record growth. What makes it such a powerful economic force?
In 2014, Anytime Fitness was awarded the top spot in Entrepreneur magazine’s Franchise 500, trumping long-established brands such as McDonald’s and Subway. But founder and CEO Chuck Runyon says longevity is the true test of a stellar business
Pam Bader was married at 16 and had her first child at 18. By the time her offspring had grown up and flown the nest, a unique opportunity to grow and run a franchise presented itself – and Bader grabbed it with both hands
A watercooler moment with Kate Lester, CEO of Diamond Logistics, the logistics franchise
Making sure that only chemical- free textiles come into contact with a baby’s skin, Natures Purest is a franchise with a fresh approach to fabrics