An Australian Franchisee Case Study
Name: John Fyfe
Location: Albany Creek
Franchise: Aussie Pooch Mobile
Why did you go down the franchise route? And why did you choose Aussie Pooch Mobile franchise?
Aussie Pooch Mobile have 21 years of continually improving their business and offered the support and proven expertise to give me the confidence to venture into a new business at 64 years of age.
What did you do before taking up your Aussie Pooch Mobile franchise?
Over 45 years in banking and finance and management positions
How did you raise the finance?
What training and support did you receive initially and ongoing?
On the road training for 3 weeks and comprehensive theory training. Aussie Pooch are also there every step of the way and support is only a phone call away.
What is a typical day for you as an Aussie Pooch Mobile franchisee?
Spending it with my four legged friends and their owners
What challenges have you faced?
As a 64 year old wondering if “I could do it”, and putting into practice the advice I used to give small business customers.
Has becoming a franchisee changed your life, if so how?
Yes, I love it! Working outdoors and being my own boss for the first time in my career.
What advice would you give to someone thinking of buying their first franchise?
Do your homework in comparing Franchises. Ask questions of existing franchisees – you will find them most willing to help.
What are your plans for the future?
Continue to grow my business and hopefully sell off a portion to recoup my initial outlay.
Would you do it again?
Yes. Pity I didn’t do it sooner.
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