Emergency plumbing franchise Drain Doctor Plumbing has launched its Drain Doctor Decadians for franchisees who have been with the company for over 10 years.
New Zealand based healthy food franchise Reload has sold its Master Franchise for the UK and Ireland. With its first UK outlet due to open in East Kilbride, Glasgow by Master Franchise owner Keith Stark, Reload aims to bring its healthy fast-food concept to the UK and Ireland.
US jewellery and watch repair franchise Fast-Fix is set to expand into the UK and Ireland. The company has sold its Master Franchise for the UK and Ireland to Shane Cooney, a Dublin based former Shell Oil Executive. Shane Cooney will be responsible for developing and promoting the franchise in...
Maui Wowi Hawaiian, an US based coffee and smoothie franchise, has launched its first outlet in Ireland. Opened by franchisee Lloyd Barnes in Dublin, customers will be able to purchase authentic, natural Hawaiian products, including fresh-fruit smoothies, blended Hawaiian coffee beverages and...
Prospective franchisees with enthusiasm for performing arts in Ireland will have an opportunity to find out about the Stagecoach Theatre Arts Schools franchise at the Stagecoach Road Show, which will be held at the Jurys Inn, Parnell Street, Dublin on Friday 2nd November during the afternoon and...
Munster Tool Co, a franchise that imports and distributes specialised tools to the automotive industry across Ireland, has agreed a new franchise deal while its seventh franchisee launches his business.
UK and Ireland based coffee shop chain, BB's Coffee & Muffins, has launched its first Irish franchise.
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Prémaman, Belgium's largest exporter of childrenswear, accessories and maternity wear, is planning major expansion throughout Ireland and the UK. Prémaman is currently one of Europe's most successful retail franchise operators, trading from a 2,000 sq ft unit in Malahide with additional stores opening in Drogheda, Limerick, Cork, and Mullingar.
Margaret Nolan, Business Manager, with responsibility for Franchising in Bank of Ireland, Business Banking.
During 2006, the franchise sector in Ireland showed sustained growth of at least 12 per cent, according to the Irish Franchise Association (IFA). There are now 260 systems in operation, with 2,500 franchisees/outlets and employing more than 22,000 people.
Roy Seaman, Chairman and Managing Director of Norwich-based Franchise Development Services Ltd (FDS), has become the first person in Europe to graduate from the Institute of Franchise Executives.
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...
Michael O'Hara opened his Signs Express production centre in Sligo after realising that owning his own business where he could make the decisions and directly influence its running, would suit him better than working for a multi-national company.