Franchize Consultants were delighted to be a sponsor of the 2017 Survey of New Zealand Franchising.
Conducted by Massey and Griffith Universities on behalf of the Franchise Association of New Zealand.
Franchising New Zealand 2017 Survey
- The number of franchise systems growing 41% from 446 to 631.
- The number of franchise units growing 65% from 22,400 to 37,000.
- The total workforce involved in New Zealand franchising growing 22% to over 120,000. This included a solid 34% increase in the number of full-time employed staff to 74,300.
- The turnover of Business Format Franchising (excluding Vehicle and Fuel Retail) increasing 87% from an estimated $15 to $28 billion.
It was also pleasing to see reported levels of disputation remain at steady levels, and comparing well internationally. It was also pleasing to quantify, for the first time, the level of training provided by franchising companies, both to new and existing 1) franchisees and 2) employees.
Please let us know if you would like a small paper summary of NZ franchising facts. For a copy of the full report, click here.