India has seen massive growth and has emerged as one of the most important markets for foreign investors. By Patrick Hayden During the recent election, Modi and the BJP ran on a platform of economic reform, improved infrastructure and anti-corruption. The BJP faced
India has seen massive growth and has emerged as one of the most important markets for foreign investors. By Patrick Hayden In April and May of 2014, more than 550 million people voted in India’s general election, the largest democratic turnout in
The most efficient structure for implementing a franchise business in Brazil will depend on the particulars of the case. By Luiz Henrique O. do Amaral The Brazilian franchise market has achieved an advanced level of maturity and reliability on a global scale.
With the Philippines increasingly becoming a consumption-led and service-oriented economy, the franchise model is a powerful tool for local development. By Josh Merin, CFE In mid-July, as typhoon Rammasan was making its way toward the Philippines, franchise executives from around the world
Negotiating can be complex, challenging and demands careful thought and patience. By Edward (Ned) Levitt, CFE International expansions of franchise systems have been increasing at a rapid pace for years. For some franchisors, such expansions have proved to be very successful, but for others, the
The journey may be discouraging and frustrating at times, but persevere and your brand will soon surround the globe. By Dori Roberts Engineering For Kids has been and continues to be a journey filled with many lessons. Some lessons I learned the hard way, and
Too many franchise companies ignore hidden risks when traveling abroad By Jeannie Hylant and Tammy Green American franchise companies are increasingly looking abroad to grow their businesses as technological advances continue to enhance logistics and communications. There has never been a greater time to expand
A variety of key legal and business steps must be taken into account before expanding into Canada. By Larry Weinberg, CFE Canada has always been seen as an easy and natural first step for U.S.-based franchisors considering international expansion. There are obvious reasons