Nippon Inn Store Front

Franchisor Stephen discusses the Nippon Inn franchise opportunity and past business experiences

Where did the idea for The Nippon Inn come from?The idea for the Nippon Inn first came while I was teaching in Japan. I spent many evenings frequenting ‘Izakaya’ restaurants or Japanese pubs. Four years later I returned to England where I met my Japanese wife Yoko. Together we spent three more years in Japan running our own English language school. When Yoko was pregnant with our second daughter we decided to return to Bournemouth England to raise our [...]


Why you should consider investing in a curry or Indian take away franchise

Indian food chain franchise Indian food in the UK is big business. The average Brit will spend around £30,000 on Indian food during their lifetime, with much of this money spent on takeaways and meals out. For entrepreneurs, this huge outlay represents a fantastic opportunity. Opening a good quality Indian restaurant or take away franchise is the perfect way to cash in on this enduringly popular cuisine and get your own slice of the pie.However, with a large number of [...]

ChipsAway Van Based Franchise

ChipsAway launch exciting new sister company – ChipsAway!

Leading minor car body repair specialist – ChipsAway, is delighted to announce the development of a sister company, which will see it break into the takeaway food market with a mobile fish and chip shop service! Talking about their exciting new venture, Managing Director of ChipsAway, Tim Harris comments: “Ever since we launched ChipsAway in the UK, almost 25 years ago now, customers have joked about us being something to do with ‘fish and chips’, so we thought why not!? [...]

History of the Burger King Franchise & Buying a Burger King Franchise

Burger King franchise The second largest hamburger chain in the US and one of the largest in Europe, Burger King has over 16,000 locations around the world. Over the decades, the company has used the franchise model incredibly successfully and today the vast majority of its outlets are owned by franchisees. Franchising has allowed Burger King to expand around the world quickly and efficiently, turning it into a household name in the process.As one of the best-known brands on the [...]

Ice Creams

What is the cost of buying a Creams Ice Cream Franchise?

Creams Ice Cream franchise background If there’s one thing pretty much everyone likes, it’s ice cream. Although it’s hard to go wrong with basic ice creams and plain flavours, in recent years the UK’s sweet tooth has begun to get a little more sophisticated. No longer content with mint choc chip and Neapolitan, today’s consumers want something a little more exciting and a little more indulgent for their money. As a result, the premium ice cream industry is booming with [...]

Dunkin Donuts Franchise

Why invest in a Dunkin Donuts franchise and Dunkin Donuts Franchise Cost

The Dunkin Donuts Franchise Opportunity There are some franchises that are small and growing, and others that are household names. Over the last two decades in the UK, and for far longer in the US, Dunkin Donuts has very much fallen into the latter category. Establishing itself as a firm favourite on our high streets, Dunkin Donuts is a slightly unusual franchise in that it specialises in selling just a few products. So how has this confectionary giant managed to [...]

The History of Food & Drink Franchises

What is the history of catering franchises? Although the franchise business model has been around since at least the 19th century, it wasn’t really until food and drink companies began to adopt the franchise that the idea really took off.For many of the catering franchises that began to appear in the 20th century, franchising offered the perfect way to expand without risking large sums of money or hiring more staff. This allowed food and drink companies to quickly reach their [...]

Who is the founder of McDonalds Fast Food Franchise?

History of McDonalds and Raymond Kroc With over 36,000 restaurants in more than 100 countries, McDonalds is a truly global phenomenon. Every day, the fast food franchise chain serves a staggering 68 million people – about 1% of the world’s population. As more and more branches open and increasing numbers of customers become hooked on burgers and fries, this percentage is only going to go up.The story behind the brand is just as fascinating as the company’s contemporary achievements. Once [...]

What is the history of the KFC franchise and how did KFC begin?

What is the history of the popular Fast Food franchise, KFC? One of the biggest names in fast food franchising, KFC has over 20,500 outlets in more than 125 countries and territories around the world. Although Colonel Sanders came around to the idea of franchising fairly late in his life, he still managed to use the business model to great effect, building an international fast food empire in the process. Owned by Yum! Brands, the same company that also owns [...]

Top Beer, Wine & Pub Franchises For Sale

What are the top Pub, bar and wine bar franchises? As most Brits will probably know, alcohol is big business in the UK. According to The Caterer, the beer and pub industry contributes an enormous £23.1 billion to the country’s economy every year. Investment in the sector has risen sharply in recent years, up 40% from £1.2 billion in 2015 to £2 billion in 2016. What’s more, the industry currently employs around 900,000 people, up by 29,000 on 2016. As [...]

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Top Sandwich Franchises Trending Today

What are the top sandwich franchises to own? A selection of tasty ingredients bookended by slabs of bread, the sandwich is one of the most popular dishes in the UK. According to British Sandwich Week, between us we manage to consume an impressive 11.5 billion sandwiches a year. That’s enough to go around the world about 44 times – more if everyone opted for a baguette. From egg mayo to tuna, and cheese to ham, Brits love sandwiches in every [...]

What is the history of the Krispy Kreme Donut Franchise?

History of the Krispy Kreme Donut Franchise Although it’s one of the smaller food franchises on the high street – the brand has 824 branches around the world, down from a peak of 987 in 2014 – Krispy Kreme is still a household name, especially among those with a weakness for sweetness. Having grown slowly and steadily over the years, the Krispy Kreme donut franchise has earned itself a reputation for quality, stability and great-tasting products. A good example of [...]