The Middle East & North Africa Franchise Association

The MENA region is growing at a rate of 27 per cent per annum, making the MENA a beneficial platform for anyone considering new business opportunities in the franchise sector.

2015 International Franchise Expo Reports Success: Spurs Small Business Growth

More than 20,000 attendees from across the United States and over 100 countries attended the 2015 International Franchise Expo

Hong Kong seen as the best springboard to franchising in China

Hong Kong International Franchising Show set to attract best brands and franchise owners at home and abroad

Caremark (Malta) host their first awards ceremony

Caremark (Malta) will be hosting their first Informal Carer Awards ceremony in collaboration with the President of Malta

Lino's Coffee

The philosophy of Lino’s Coffee Shop can be summed up in three words: Product, Service and Atmosphere.

Taylor of Old Bond Street

Taylor of Old Bond Street is a luxury male grooming retailer that has established two successful stores in London, England.


Initially founded in 1945 by two brother-in-laws, Burt Baskin and Irv Robbins, Baskin Robbins has grown from a single unit ice cream parlour to one of the largest ice cream franchises in the world.

McDonald’s Master

McDonald’s is one of the most well known brands around and does business in 119 countries worldwide

Food and drink franchise sector overview

The food and drinks sector is the one most people immediately associate with franchising, mainly due to one of the world’s most famous and successful franchises – McDonald’s .

A growth in middle-income consumers helps international retail franchising

Not so long ago, international retailers specialising in fashion and homeware, specifically targeted the affluent classes.

Are you suited to owning a Master Franchise?

Most franchisors who are looking to expand their brands internationally do so via Master Franchise Owners.

5 tips to making the most of a franchise exhibition

Here are five tips to ensure that you make the most out of your visit to a franchise exhibition

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