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Home-grown brands dominate as NZ franchising sector grows to $20 billion

11:28PM | Tuesday, 13 November 2012 |  A new report reveals franchises contribute around $20 billion to the New Zealand economy, suggesting the market is ripe with opportunity, but 88% of those franchises are home-grown.

Service franchises trump food retail in popularity stakes

11:02PM | Wednesday, 16 November 2011 |  Service-based businesses have trumped food retail as the most popular type of franchise for new franchisees, new research reveals, due to smaller start-up costs and stronger trading conditions.

Franchisors failing in franchisee support: report

6:38PM | Wednesday, 29 June 2011 |  New research reveals 100% of Australian franchisors track franchisee sales but only a third regularly track franchisee expenses and profits.

Budding franchisees urged to join ACCC course

1:00AM | Thursday, 13 January 2011 |  The ACCC is calling on wannabe franchisees to enroll in its franchise education program at Griffith University.