Why Franchise

The AFA presents a short article on the benefits of franchising.

Why go into business?  There are many reasons why someone would want to go into business for themselves; everyone has their own.  But, whether it is to be their own boss, work hours to suit themselves, fit around family life, fill a market niche, or financial security, there is one factor that everyone wants… SUCCESS.  You may decide to remain a small company, but long-term success in business generally means growth and for sustainable growth, you must expand.  This can be either through additional company-owned operations or through franchising.

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A Brief History Of Franchising

Franchising started with Isaac Singer way back in the 19th century!!

Mr Singer wanted to distribute his sewing machines outside his geographical area and provide training on how to use the machines, as people wouldn’t buy them without training and retailers did not provide this service. Mr Singer started selling licenses to people in different parts of the country, this licence gave permission for the owner of that licence to sell and teach people how to use the Singer sewing machine. This bought the use of the sewing machine to the public where before it had only been for commercial use.

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