Franchising goes from strength to strength

Taking up a franchise is a way of buying into an already robust business model, but franchisees must be fully committed to keep up a brand’s standards

23rd April, 2017
Don Wallace, co-owner, Zip Yard Picture: Press 22

You buy your morning coffee in one. Your lunchtime sandwich or salad is the product of one. Fancy a gym session after work? You could be working out in one. Or if you’d prefer to go home, flop on the sofa and order a pizza, you can make a call to one.

They are franchises, and they are now worth €2.4 billion to the Irish economy after a 15 per cent surge in...

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