Fornetti baked goods

The Fornetti Group is working to become a leader in the franchise market of frozen bakery products not only in Hungary but also in Europe.

The franchise package

A franchise package, otherwise known as a franchise license is at the heart of every franchise system. It contains the franchisors complete business concept from A to Z.

The Top 10 Franchising Books

If you are thinking about purchasing a franchise or franchising your own company, these books are a great place to start.

Franchise regulations in the EU (and other European countries)

Thinking of franchising in the European Union? Find out exactly who regulates franchising in the world’s biggest single market.

What is master franchising?

Master franchising is used to accelerate business growth in a whole new region with minimum resource commitments.

International franchising

The idea of tapping into new global markets is financially appealing to any ambitious business owner.

McDonald’s closes stores in Bosnia

The fast-food giant cancelled Bosnia and Herzegovina's franchise licence after a string of scandals.

Doing it better with Intermarché

With more than 50 years in the business, Intermarché is a truly European retail superpower.

Types of franchises

Franchise systems can be broken into sub-sections for a better understanding on how they specifically operate. This includes types of business activity, system organisation or types of know-how.

Yves Rocher - Naturally Successful

Having been in business for 50 years, franchisees have a lot to be proud of.

McDonald’s closes stores in Kazakhstan

War, politics and supply chain issues have led to the restaurant closures.

The European Franchise Federation

The European Franchise Federation unites a network of national franchise organizations that share the same fundamental principles to promote and preserve the franchise industry.

Franchising Amsterdam's cannabis trade

Cannabis Store Amsterdam is the first truly worldwide franchise totally dedicated to the cannabis industry.

Celebrities with franchises

Franchising is becoming increasingly popular with celebs as they put their notoriety into a low-risk, hands-off business investment earning high gains.

LEGO's world of imagination

Everyone in the world knows LEGO. But how did they become such a global phenomenon?

Disadvantages of buying a franchise

Before entering into a business, future franchisees' should consider the disadvantages that come with signing a franchising arrangement.

The European Code of Ethics for Franchising

The European Franchise Federation gave itself a mission in the early 1970’s to bring clarity to the rights & obligations in a franchise contract by developing the European Code of Ethics for Franchising.

5 Key Factors To Consider Before Becoming A Franchisor

The franchise cooperation model is being adopted by an increasing number of businesses. Check to see if it's time to franchise your business?

On the front foot with FLO

By 2023, this footwear company aims to quadruple their franchise stores around the world.

What is exclusive territory?

How is exclusive territory defined? How does it work? What are its limitations? And why is it important?

Getting to know The Body Shop

A natural, sustainable and cruelty free business.

The Laser Clinics treatment

A beauty franchise that splits set-up costs while paying your salary.

The flavours of Turkey

- We are one of the largest franchised food companies in Turkey today - says Chairman of Bursa Kebab House, Cem Helvacı.

Little Caesars is hot and ready for Europe

Pizza! Pizza! From a single store to a global chain – Little Caesars Pizza is a true franchise success story that still delivers today.

How to find franchisees?

Recruiting franchisees can be a complicated process. This article will explain how to best prepare, where to look, and how to recruit the right franchisee for your company.

The Ronald McDonald Method

​McDonald’s is the world’s most successful and recognisable fast-food restaurant. The secret to their success won’t be found in the sauce of any big mac.

Pizza Hut of the future

After a low performing 2020, Pizza Hut jumps out of the blocks to do business.

The Angels of home care

Visiting Angels makes owning your own business in the high-demand home healthcare industry easy.

Snap-on to this business

Snap-on Tools is the world’s number one professional tool brand.

The definition of franchising

​Franchising is a style of business cooperation between independent entrepreneurs. Put simply, a franchisee pays the franchisor a fee to use their brand and industry know-how.