Jim Cornish


Nanotek to clean up in eastern Europe following further expansion

2:25PM | Wednesday, 27 February

Australian car-cleaning franchise Nanotek is expanding into the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Austria, with founder Jim Cornish attributing the move to the region’s “entrepreneurial spirit”.

Ready Steady Go Kids sells first foreign franchise

7:14AM | Friday, 13 July

Adelaide-based exercise franchise Ready Steady Go Kids is planning to enter the New Zealand market and expand further into Asia, after selling its first international franchise in Singapore.

How Nanotek took eight years to find a NZ master franchisee

6:27AM | Thursday, 21 June

The founder of Nanotek has revealed what the company is looking for in a master franchisee, after admitting it took eight years to find the perfect candidate for the New Zealand market.

Aussie franchise Nanotek dodges tear gas to open Athens operation

2:47PM | Tuesday, 14 February

Australian car cleaning franchise Nanotek has launched a site in a luxury mall in protest-ravaged Athens, with chief executive Jim Cornish insisting the offering will resonate with Greek consumers.

Middle East a “fantastic” franchise market, says Nanotek chief

11:48AM | Tuesday, 22 November

Franchise veteran Jim Cornish says the Middle East is a “fantastic” market for local franchisors looking to expand internationally, having recently launched his own franchise in Saudi Arabia.

Franchisors eye up Russian opportunity

10:10AM | Monday, 24 October

Australian franchises are being encouraged to consider less obvious markets such as Russia to expand into, after car-cleaning franchise Nanotek was named one of the country’s most popular franchises.

Start-up exporters told to rethink target markets

8:25AM | Tuesday, 9 August

A new report reveals Australian exporters are increasing their internet usage in a bid to protect their businesses from the high dollar, while experts are encouraging start-ups to rethink their target markets.

Nanotek chief offers franchise expansion tips after Russian foray

7:52AM | Tuesday, 12 July

The head of global car-cleaning franchise Nanotek says franchisors looking to expand internationally must mould their franchise model to the market they’re entering.