Franchise Snapshot – April 2018 Edition

Hope you and your business are doing well. Here’s the April 2018 Edition of the Franchise Simply Newsletter

First Things, First

The Compelling Case of Working a Lot Less

Filling our days with tasks and different chores may make us feel productive but drowning ourselves with work may prove counter-intuitive to our productivity. Read on to learn how we should work less to achieve more.

The Surprising Upsides of an Accelerating World

Have you ever felt that your life might be jammed on fast forward, accelerating away from you into the distance?

It’s not your imagination: we are surrounded by daily indications that the pace of life is picking up, from how quickly we think the day is passing, to the length of shots in Hollywood movies, to our ever-decreasing tolerance for standing around in queues.

Recent News You Might Enjoy

Burger Franchise's Little Brother

Huxtaburger fans in Melbourne’s south eastern suburbs are in luck! Melbourne’s burger joint, Huxtaburger, has introduced its brand new food concept, HuxtaGO.

The Glen is opening its doors on Wednesday 28th March to its brand new food gallery, with HuxtaGO leading the new arrivals to the area’s latest dining destination.

7-Eleven, Simply Cups Partner for the Environment

7-Eleven and Simply Cups have partnered to rescue 70 million cups from landfills each year and they are urging Australians to join the revolution and help save the environment.

So You Want to Get Into Franchising?

Advice to help you know what franchising is all about and why it's right for your business

Franchise Agreement Cheat Sheet

So, you’re buying a franchise and have just received the franchise agreement from the franchisor. You may be overwhelmed by the volume of the agreement alone (not to mention all the other documents).

Meet the Franchise Loving Franchisee

Sandra Green says she has loved every minute of being a franchisee. “Of course I could have bought my own store, but the benefits of franchising far outweigh the downsides,” she says. “It’s a no brainer.”

5 Reason Franchising Should Shape Your Future

Franchising ticks all the boxes when it comes to setting up in business – it’s just a matter of following the formula to replicate a brand’s success at a personal level.

Some Tips and Insights You May Find of Value

Future of Retail

Last year, 3.8 billion people were connected online. By 2024, thanks to 5G, stratospheric and space-based satellites, we will grow to 8 billion people online, each with megabit to gigabit connection speeds.

These 4.2 billion new digital consumers will begin buying things online, a potential bonanza for the e-commerce world. Read on to see what Peter Diamandis has to say about the burgeoning field of E-commerce.

Invest in a Business that's Good For You

With the health and fitness industry growing exponentially, a NU Healthy Cafe may be on the menu if you are looking for a new business opportunity.

Australians now spend $8.5 billion on fitness every year. But if this isn’t matched with a healthy diet, the formula does not work. And, that’s where the NU Healthy Cafe concept comes in.

FCA Reveals Six Steps to Boost Sector

The Franchise Council of Australia is taking action in light of the current mainstream media criticism of the sector.

Six actions will be introduced progressively over the coming six months and these encompass member engagement, a national inquiry, a new grievance/referral system, awareness of regulatory framework, standards, and a ‘world best’ approach.

Something You Might Want to Read

Spectrum Analysis - Datapaks Available Online

Investing in a business can be one of the largest investments, and biggest risks of your life. Going in uninformed makes no sense when for a very small amount of money, you can be looking at the type of information you need to make the decision, and have a reasonable discussion with the Leasing Agent if you are going into a Shopping Centre.

Here's the latest copy of Franchise New Zealand

Get the latest tips and tricks on how to start or run your own franchise from this great magazine. It’s worth a browse through!

For Your Diary

Our next Kickstart Franchise Weekend Workshop is on June 16th & 17th and the next is on the 8th and 9th of September. If you’ve not attended one yet make sure you attend this one. IT’S A MUST! See what members Kevin Scrimshaw, National Drones, Melbourne and Simon & Sandra Allars, Soothe Mobile Massage, Melbourne had to say. And remember, these workshops are internationally accredited and include points towards the FCA’s CFE program.

The Franchise Simply team are taking a well-earned break from 21st December until 8th January and we wish you all a wonderful Christmas break and a hugely successful year ahead.

I hope you enjoyed this.

Remember to drop into our News section from time to time and keep up with the latest interviews – there are some gems being added every couple of weeks. And you can speed up the replay with Enounce ‘MySpeed’

To your success,


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