Friday September 18, 2020

Franchising 2012: How to get started in a tough market

Franchising is a great way to make your mark during difficult economic times, and there is help available for those interested in taking the plunge.

21st April, 2012
Orna Stokes, senior manager in Business Banking at Ulster Bank. Photo: Tony O'Shea

Given the higher success rate among franchise start-ups than standalone start-ups, more people are considering franchising as the best way to open their own businesses. "At Ulster Bank, we think it can make sense to go into business by buying a franchise licence," said Orna Stokes, senior manager in Business Banking at Ulster Bank.

"If you buy a franchise licence from a well-established brand with satisfied, profitable franchisees, your chances of success are higher than...

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