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Bay of Plenty Region
Tuesday, September 29, 2020

How franchisors earn their keep, and their franchisee’s respect

There are a number of traditional reasons why the pundits such as myself spruik the virtues of franchising versus a stand-alone or independent business...

Established or greenfields?

The first consideration for a potential franchisee with a particular brand in mind is, do they look at purchasing an established franchise or starting...

No secret to regional success

Moving from the big cities to the Bay of Plenty remains a hot topic of discussion, and as an ex-Aucklander myself, one I have...

A Darwinist look at the future of franchising

The world has changed. We are not talking summer to winter, we are talking ice age. In fact, I would suggest that while we...

Franchising can help entrepreneurship renewal

New Zealand, at heart, is a nation of entrepreneurs. The tyranny of distance, added with the old number 8 wire mentality has created many...

Three compelling reasons why franchisees should follow the system

It should perhaps be obvious or assumed that when someone decides to buy or establish a franchised business that they will follow the system,...

The importance of walking the talk

I am continually amazed at what appears to me to be a growing gap between what people say and what they actually do. In the...

Bring in the coaches

As we start a New Year and new decade there is no shortage of articles and trending social media posts on advice. High amongst...

What’s in view for 2020

Franchising Trends The end of a year and the start of a new one is always a great time to contemplate and plan for what’s...

The best time to buy a franchise

The decision to buy a franchise business will be one of the largest decisions in most people’s lives. And like life’s other big decisions,...

Get the best long-term outcome when buying a business

The old saying with houses is that you make your money when you buy. The principle being, what you pay will influence your return...

For love and money

Everyone will tell you that going into business by or for yourself is hard work. Many choose to do so with the support of a...

Run together

Last week I happened to be running through Christchurch, dwelling on my learnings from the recent Franchise Association of New Zealand Conference, and in...

The career path less travelled

Everybody remembers their first job. And the learnings are hard-wired into our subconscious. Amazon’s Jeff Bezos jokes that his first job taught him how...

Disruption – the innovator’s dilemma

Among the most used and coveted business buzz words are disruption and disruptors. Unlike my 3rd class report card, which stated “Nathan is a...

Why some succeed and others fail

It has been seen many times. The latest franchised business opens its doors, only to close them within months. Like all businesses, franchised businesses do...