Franchise Focus - September 2019
Here are the articles that have caught our eye in September:
Students to become Co-Op franchisees - The Co-Op have entered into a commercial agreement with the National Union of Students to become their exclusive grocery supplier. Individual NUS members will independently run and manage the new stores. Read more on Retail Gazette
Franchise Marketing Awards 2019 - The Finalists have been announced for the Franchise Marketing Awards 2019, with the winner set to be announced on 4 October. Find out more about the awards and the finalists from franchiseinfo
Belvoir to sell 2 million shares - The owner of the UK’s largest property franchising group, has announced he is to sell approximately 2 million shares.The Property Industry Eye has the story.
Interested in Multi-Unit Franchising? - If so, why not head along to the Multi Unit Franchising Conference at the NEC in Birmingham on 4 October? This article from the Franchise Magazine gives you all the information you need.
Fireaway Falkirk - Franchise brand 'Fireaway Pizza' opens its first outlet in Scotland. Being based in Scotland ourselves, its always great to see new franchise businesses coming north of the border. Find out more in the Falkirk Herald
Tour de Franchise - The Great British Franchise Cycle raises thousands for the Franchise Trust. Congratulations to all the participants! Read the full story on the BFA website
Albany Fraser Solicitors launches - OK, we had to include this one! Here's the article in The Scotsman mentioning the launch of our new business.
And Finally, in Legal News... USA Today have reported that a Washington man was arrested after going to the police to file a report that his truck had been stolen. The reason the police arrested him was that, while his truck was being stolen, the "victim" was busy robbing the store across the street!