Saturday November 28, 2020

Franchising 2012: Franchising continues to flourish

Irish entrepreneurs are increasingly looking to franchising as a sustainable way to grow their businesses both domestically and internationally.

21st April, 2012
Anita O'Neill, area manager, Commercial Banking, Central Dublin, Ulster Bank, with Tom Shanahan, executive director of the Irish Franchise Association; Orna Stokes, senior manager, SME and Franchising, Ulster Bank; and David Killeen, chairman, Irish Franchise Association.

More Irish companies are adopting franchising as a business growth strategy and around 20 per cent of franchises operating in Ireland are now of Irish origin, according to the latest survey by the Irish Franchise Association (IFA). This is an increase of nearly 33 per cent since the previous survey in 2006.

"This is very encouraging news for the Irish Franchise Association and for the Irish economy, as more and more Irish entrepreneurs become aware of the benefits...

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