Franchise Snapshot – June 2018 Edition
To keep you in the loop about franchising here’s the June 2018 Edition of the Franchise Simply Newsletter
First Things, First
It’s amazing how culture can directly influence each of our day-to-day lives. In Norway, their traditions take it a step further by cultivating a positive perspective on looking at work and social responsibilities.
In life, we are all faced with many challenges along the way. Being able to roll with the punches is always a plus when it comes to overcoming our problems and having an elastic mind offers resilience amidst trials. Read on to find out.
Come along and say hello when I present ‘How To Franchise My Business Simply (and getting it right first time)” to the Wynnum Business Lunch on 14th June
June 30th is fast approaching and Franchise Simply is offering a special end of tax year deal on pre-paid Franchise Success Programs*.
Book and pay now, and mention this newsletter, and you will receive a bonus package of a year’s subscription to FranchiseSimplySYSTEM as well as reaping the benefits of a tax rebate this year.*
*The Franchise Success Program will be delivered between 1 July 2018 to 30 June 2019!
We believe in giving back, so a percentage of our revenue goes to MicroLoan Foundation Australia helping women start their own business with a microloan.
You can help them too and help yourself because by contributing to their Zimbabwe Appeal an Australian donor will double your contribution to 30 June, turning 66c into $2 worth of benefits. See MicroLoan Foundation to learn more.
Thrilled to announce the release of my latest co-authored book Better Business, Better Life, Better World: The Movement. Special launch price only $3.99. And amazing news, it’s an Amazon best seller already. Please do me a kind favor and post a review to help spread the word. Hard copies will be available next month.
Recent News You Might Enjoy
Major TV program leaps into franchising and shows that the potential of this sector really is unlimited
Ready for a new name in real estate franchising? Fresh from the US, the Better Homes and Gardens license is being introduced to Australia through a master franchise agreement.
Remember Project Jacquard? Two years ago, Google showed off its “connected” jean jacket designed largely for bike commuters who can’t fiddle with their phone. The jacket launched this past fall, in partnership with Levi’s, offering a way for wearers to control music, screen phone calls, and get directions with a tap or brush of the cuff. Now, the jacket adds more functionality for its wearers.
With the stance that “bacon makes everything better”, Brad Sommers from Californian chain Carl’s Jr. is enthusiastic about the quality meat the chain produces, and the healthy options for customers who prefer not to indulge.
Balance in the franchise equation – ‘it’s simply not true’ say the franchisees.
If you understand the sector you know that there’s a very strong positive side – and it’s a shame the Fairfax press can’t see to publish it.
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
Shopping centres are taking on a new look as the balance of tenancies shifts under pressure from the continuing evolution of online shopping.
Try searching these sites for activities you’re looking to achieve with your business, such as research and development, trade, innovation or employment. You may also find assistance in the form of grants, low-interest loans, tax and tariff concessions and much more.
You may be pleasantly surprised!
Some Tips and Insights You May Find of Value
Keen potential business owners with a penchant for hands-on work and a passion for all things auto will be considering the opportunities in the car servicing and repairs industry.
It’s a sector that’s seen the 23,000 plus companies achieve an estimated $1bn profit in the 2017-18 period, according to analysis firm IBISWorld.
Heard the news? Amazon has more than 100 million Prime members now, a milestone CEO Jeff Bezos announced last month in his annual letter to shareholders. That missive includes another detail that’s received comparatively less attention: A program Amazon calls Career Choice, an initiative it launched in 2012, has now benefited more than 16,000 associates, according to the company.
Something You Might Want to Read
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.
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.
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I hope you enjoyed this.
To your success,