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From shop floor to Ali Baba franchise business owner

An Australian Franchisee Case Study Name: Chris Sammut Location: Green Hills Shopping Centre, East Maitland, NSW Franchise: Ali Baba (Green Hills) Why did you go down the franchise route? And why did you choose your franchise? Opening my own franchise was a natural progression after managing the Ali Baba outlet…
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Existing franchise opportunities for sale in Australia

There is another option to starting a franchise business in Australia other than investing in a new one. Have you considered buying an existing franchise, otherwise known as a franchise resale? Franchise resales are in abundance, and it may be very worthwhile looking at this option. However, you need to…
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Anna scoops success with Gelatissimo

An Australian Franchisee Case Study Name: Anna Calcagno Location: 197 Lygon Street, Carlton, Melbourne, Victoria Franchise: Gelatissimo Why did you go down the franchise route? And why did you choose Gelatissimo franchise? I chose this particular franchise for a number of reasons. Firstly I truly believed in the product. I…
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Trends in Australian franchising

Australia is a multicultural society. Australia is willing to experiment with new products and cuisine when it is delivered in a professional and high-quality manner. Australia proudly states to the world that 14% of the gross domestic product (GDP) is represented by the revenue generated from the franchise sector. Many…
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Doing it the right way with franchising and Jim’s Fencing

An Australian Franchisee Case Study Name: Justin Williams Location: Patterson Lakes, Melbourne Franchise: Jim’s Fencing Why did you choose franchising? Previously I started a business from scratch and faced the challenges that most new businesses do. Generating work was difficult and time consuming because you were an unknown quantity to…
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Our new business venture far exceeded our expectations

An Australian Franchisee Case Study Name: David & Mandy Fitzpatrick Location: Perth Hills, WA Franchise: Jim’s Fencing (Kalamunda) Why did you choose franchising? Although we had been in a broad acre farming business ourselves for the last 24 years, coming into a new industry was a little daunting and we…
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My only regret is I didn’t do it sooner!

An Australian Franchisee Case Study Name: Peter Nixon Location: Lindisfarne, Tasmania Franchise: Jim’s Fencing (previously Jim’s Mowing franchisee) Why did you choose franchising and Jim’s franchise? It seemed like a smart thing to do! After becoming disillusioned with my job in retail after twenty four and a half years, due…
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Accolades and More arrives in Victoria

An Australian Franchisee Case Study Name: Rodney Keyaerts Location: Mulgrave, Victoria, Australia Franchise: Accolades and More South East Melbourne Why did you go down the franchise route? And why did you choose Accolades and More franchise? Being made redundant from a large corporate organisation after 22 years I was looking…
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Benefits of being part of a strong brand

An Australian Franchisee Case Study David and Kerri Czynski Location: Hocking WA Franchise: Jim’s Fencing Why did you choose franchising? We chose franchising originally as we wanted to try operating under a well-known brand. What did you do before taking up your Jim’s Fencing franchise? We had our own business…
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From Woolworths to Bathrooms!

An Australian Franchisee Case Study What makes an up and coming store manager at Woolworths change careers and get into bathrooms! “The opportunity to get into business for myself was too irresistible as it was something I always wanted to do”, says Ahmed Abu-libadi. “Working for Woolworths was great and…
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