Franchise News Updates
The new series of BBC's Dragons' Den has got underway and to inspire a whole new generation of entrepreneurs one of the most successful business on the show tells its success story to Edinburgh and Glasgow.
British Franchise Association (bfa): Scottish Franchise Week sponsor raises funds for Radio Lollipop
Platinum Wave, an independent international franchise consultancy, has announced a total of £680 was raised for children's charity Radio Lollipop at a social evening held during Scottish Franchise Week.
More than 230 business-minded people assembled in Glasgow last week to share a motivational breakfast with Scottish rugby legend, Scott Hastings, in the penultimate event in Scottish Franchise Week 2013.
I had worked for myself for five years before I became a Snack-in-the-Box (SITB) franchisee. I owned a shop and sold bags, jewellery and Asian music. I decided to look into franchising because I wanted to do something more challenging while working for myself in conjunction with a reputable brand and proven business model.
Sign franchise Signarama is delighted to announce the appointment of three new franchisees. Two have opened in Scotland - Kilmarnock and Edinburgh - while the third franchisee is in Potters Bar, Hertfordshire. Signarama now has five Scottish franchisees.
Baguette Express, the Scottish-based sandwich shop group, has opened its latest outlet in Bathgate. This recent expansion will increase the number of its healthy snack shops in Scotland to 10 following the successful launch of its franchise-based structure in early 2006.
Beanscene, the rapidly expanding coffee and music house chain, has launched Beanscene Espresso, a new, faster-paced little sister brand to its more relaxed, neighbourhood offering. Comprising small outlets set up exclusively to serve the on-the-go market, the first Beanscene Espresso has opened at Edinburgh Quay followed by a second in South Gyle.