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Esquires Coffee Franchise is a fast growing North American Speciality Coffee Franchise that began trading in Vancouver, Canada in 1993
Computer technical support franchise Computer Troubleshooters has launched two new offices in Ireland as part of its two-year nationwide expansion plan. The offices are based in East Cork and Laois-Offaly and will be managed by franchise partners Mark Casey and Tony Monagahan.
To many people, the world of business and the world of culture are polarised by their opposing fundamental principles. Gareth Samuel dispels this myth by investigating how thespians, musicians and artists across Ireland are investing in themselves and using their talents to pay the bills.
Eighteen per cent of all established business entrepreneurs are female. Research suggests that women spend less time networking, but get better results when they do.
Caremark is looking for new franchisees to join its exciting and rewarding franchise Caremark reports
When customers feel so much a part of a business that they take photos and ask for a job, you know that you're onto a good thing. Alastair Spink, Ireland Master Franchisee, reveals why he's so proud of Puccino's
Having established a loyal customer base in a matter of months, the streat franchisee Derek Mullins (pictured right) reveals how he achieved this rapid growth of his café in Citywest Shopping Centre, Dublin Text: Derek Mullins
The Chairman and Chief Executive of the énergie Group, Jan Spaticchia, has announced that the fitness franchise company, which boasts a network turnover of circa £26m, is about to implement ambitious plans to enter its biggest growth phase since the company started in 2003. The news comes as one of the UK’s fastest-growing fitness franchises celebrates its 100,000 member.
Before joining Dietcare, Denise held a senior role within a different diet company for three years. She decided to leave because the business opportunity was insecure and not viable. While her partner Les, continues to operate his...
Stuart Dixon and Trevor Finlay are an ideal professional team, thanks to their respective backgrounds and chose a CeX location in Northern Ireland for their first collaborative business venture.
With many years experience in business already, franchise owner Owen Silke was so impressed with the Cartridge Green franchise, he decided to invest in the Limerick opportunity
NetPay is FDS Ireland's preferred partner for merchant services; FDS has thoroughly reviewed our services and costs ensuring that franchises receive exceptional service and cost-effective tailored solutions. NetPay is not affiliated to any of the major clearing banks and is therefore, able to offer greater business efficiencies.
Hundreds of business owners and professionals from all over Ireland gathered in Croke Park this Wednesday for the inaugural All-Ireland Business Summit.
We write a lot of material on guidance to already established franchises but this article explains to those who have a business and are looking for the right way to expand and haven’t thought about the franchise route.
When utility reader Nathan Holmes decided that he needed a bigger challenge in his career, he chose to invest in a franchise that would enable him to earn an increased income and work with his passion for cars – Revive! bodywork repair franchise ticked all the right boxes
GEMS provides rich rewards to people who are passionate about beautiful jewellery and can enjoy the romance associated with helping clients choose the item that is best for them.
Following the success of their Longford and Carrick-on-Shannon stores, franchise owners Fergal McGovern and Rhona O’Sullivan are now about to embark on their third store early this year. Terms have been agreed on a 5000 sq.ft. store in Swords, which is double the size of most other Esquires Coffee...
Back in June 2006 business partners Tom Shanahan and David Kelly brought Kendlebell, a successful UK-based franchise, to the Republic of Ireland through a Master Franchise agreement. Since then Tom and David have established a network of five franchise owners and are currently looking for...
Esquires Coffee Houses franchise owners Fergal McGovern and Rhona O’Sullivan have followed up last year’s award-winning success of their Carrick on Shannon outlet by opening a second in neighbouring Longford. “2011 also looks to be a very exciting year for us as we have just agreed terms on...
An established, quality retail chain, GEMS is seeking individuals who are passionate about jewellery and retail to spearhead its expansion
PuriFry Fryer Management Service is crowned the Best Emerging Franchise at the 2013 Irish Franchise Awards in Dublin. Minister for Small Business, John Terry and Bobby O’Keefe of Fastway Couriers, presented the Award to founder of PuriFry, Carey Baxter.
In Ireland, there are currently over half a million older people aged 65 and over – 12 per cent of the overall population. This will rise to 15 per cent by 2020 and 29 per cent by 2050. With increasing pressure on the public health budget, Ireland’s ageing population provides an enormous...
Grippit is a manufacturer and supplier of unique visual communications display boards and signs. The GRIPPIT™ product range incorporates a revolutionary paper grip slat system which totally eliminates the need for drawing pins, magnetised strips or tack adhesives.
HOW FRANCHISING WORKS Franchising is a 'business marriage' between an existing business (the franchisor) and the newcomer to the business ownership (the franchisee):
With over 14 years’ experience in the world of commercial juice and smoothie bars, Zenerjii remains a category leader and has been continually setting the standard high in taste, quality and customer satisfaction. This really is a franchise opportunity that is as healthy as their drinks.
A new speciality coffee has been introduced into Ireland by Esquires Coffee Houses and is proven popular with coffee drinkers nationwide. Already a staple on the Esquires Coffee Houses menu in Australia and New Zealand, the company has now introduced its Flat white or Flattie, as it is commonly...
Property insurance claims and repair management franchise Aspray proves to be in a profitable industry. The Irish insurance industry paid out €882 million in the four largest ever recorded natural disasters in Ireland between 2009 and 2011. “All our data shows that the frequency of natural...
Franchising opens up a world of business opportunities to people with the desire to own a business but who may lack the financial resources, know-how, or confidence to do so. All investments carry risks and simply buying a franchise is no guarantee that it will be a success. To help you decide if you possess the determination, dedication and commitment needed to make a franchised business...
Only the freshest and most wholesome of local ingredients go into the authentic Mexican cuisine served by Saburritos, one of Ireland's more exciting food franchises
Ireland's most experienced franchise consultant Gordon Patterson explains his A-B-C strategy for success in franchising.
About Magazines is looking for franchise owners to fill its territories across Ireland. The About Magazines opportunity offers franchise owners the chance to publish a free bi-monthly magazine that contains content specific to their local area. Originally launched at the Irish Franchise Show,...
With its ever-growing collection of fast food brands, Abrakebabra Investments is going from strength-to-strength generating a turnover in excess of 70 million euros.
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With the demand for a lifestyle greater than nine to five, the advent of new technology and the changing dynamics of the modern day family, more people are turning to business coaching, the ultimate white collar franchise.
Irish Franchise Magazine spoke to Jim Osbourne: Company Director Lynne Byrne: Managing Director and James Osbourne: IT and promotions Director, to get the low-down on Irelands newest activity centre, which is leading the way in keeping young people active and healthy.
Agency Express, the UK's largest 'For Sale' board contractor, is extending its network of franchisees across the UK and Ireland. During 2006, a record number of 22 new franchisees joined Agency Express, attracted by its position with no national competitor and its 20 per cent market share. The company has recently invested in a new-look website to further enhance its professional image and...
Agency Express celebrates its 10th anniversary this year and is on the look out for new franchisees to join its extended network and run centres in the remaining prime untapped territories and re-sale opportunities. The company's network has a total of 95 franchisees from across Ireland and the UK.
The Agency Express franchise offers access to a vast and ever expanding marketplace with the reassurance of daily repeat business. The business is van based, supply, erecting and maintaining For Sale boards for estate agents & auctioneers. The company has over 90 existing franchisees, including...
A new international franchise opportunity has emerged as US based Mexican restaurant chain, La Salsa, is looking for suitable franchisee partners to aid its global expansion plans.
Property care franchise Allkare has sold the Master Franchise for Ireland to Belfast-based entrepreneur Chris Gregg. Before joining the network, Chris operated a successful pizza delivery business and gained experience within the property repairs industry. With Allkare's help, Chris will launch a...
Mark Weiniger, 29, is a franchisee in Derry, Northern Ireland, he says: "It's an exciting time for franchising. The economy in Northern Ireland is rocketing at the moment and the industry continues to go from strength to strength.
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Britain's biggest blind store chain is targeting Ireland as part of growth plans to increase the size of its franchise network.