The multi-billion dollar franchise industry is bracing itself for a backlash following the recent Green Acres scandal.

The Serious Fraud Office is investigating after 200 people lost millions buying fake ironing franchises, damaging the reputation of franchising and raising questions about whether tougher rules are needed.

Battery World is New Zealand’s latest franchise opportunity in a society becoming more and more dependent on batteries.

General manager James Nixon-Smith says the franchise has experienced significant growth in Australia and thinks ‘there’s tremendous potential’.

Battery World is joining 1 of the world’s most franchised markets – from coffee shops to corporate cabs, Kiwibank to Caci clinics and from fast food to Fastway – the world’s largest courier franchise. More.

Originally posted by Cris Zimermann on February 11, 2008 in Franchise Site.


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