Read Special Features about Retail Franchises and Premises-based franchise opportunities. Franchise special features include franchise interviews, business advice and other industry features.
Retailing may be considered as one of the fastest paced and most exciting areas of business of all.
Couple Richard and Diane have been running their Ripples Franchise for seven years after Richard was made redundant.
Paul Crow, the MD of Ripples, gives his opinion on what helps to create a successful franchise business.
The franchise business model is no longer just for men. More and more women are setting up their own franchise business and making a great success of it too.