March 2014

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How I did it


Three franchisees overcome the odds

Bite into the franchising pie: The food services sector has ample opportunities

Franchising works: Vithal Kumar

Brands in the food services sector look to go deeper into India

Equity trading and broking services going the franchise way

The initiators: (L to R) Hanumanth Rao, Prasanth Prabhakaran, Ketan Shah, Vijay Kumar Goel

Despite volatile markets, franchising in equity trading and broking services has immense potential, especially in smaller towns and cities

Franchising in India expected to quadruple between 2012 and 2017: CII Report

The panel discussing how to manage franchiser-franchisee relationships at the CII

The report estimates that over 43000 franchisee establishments (valued at $36 billion) may be required by 2017.

Franchising in the private education sector is presenting some exciting opportunities


Franchising in the private education sector is a good business opportunity for entrepreneurs to capitalize on

The franchising trend in diagnostics is offering viable opportunities for budding entrepreneurs


Sanjeev Vashishta, of SRL Diagnostics says that there is place for everybody as the market is very nascent in terms of getting organized. Only 10 percent of the market is currently tapped by diagnostics companies

The Indian beauty and wellness industry is a good opportunity to scale quickly

Jawed Habib, Hair Expert and Founder, Jawed Habib Hair and Beauty

Starting a franchise in the business of beauty is a good bet for entrepreneurs

The game changers


Innovations provide the edge to franchising taking it way ahead of its traditional meaning

Partner with the right brand to open a QSR franchise


Collaborating with the right brands and preparing your risk appetite will determine your success if you are planning to open a quick service restaurant franchise

Social circuit


Social media platforms can aid franchising in a big way. Here are some lessons shared by franchisors.