Franchising runs in our veins…

Franchising runs in the veins of everyone at Franchise Firm and the firm has a solid foundation in the South African franchise sector. Its stakeholders are highly experienced franchise development consultants and reputable service providers who believe in the power of franchising. Turning simple ideas into internationally recognised brands, is what Franchise Firm is all about. As a client, you can expect a partner who will go to great lengths to fully understand your business and who will guide you on your way to offering your franchise opportunity to likeminded entrepreneurs.

About the founders of Franchise Firm

Lindy Barbour

Lindy is and has been a Director of the Franchise Firm since 2012. She graduated from the University of Natal with a BCom in Management and Marketing. Since joining the franchise industry in 2001 as a franchise support consultant, she’s contributed to the development of a number of successful franchised brands. Lindy has served as a Council and Exco member of the Franchise Association of South Africa and chaired its membership committee for 2 years.

Nicola Maré

Nicola is and has been a Director of the Franchise Firm since 2012. She graduated from Wits University with a BA (HDipEd). After a career in teaching and in the pharmaceutical industry, she joined the franchise industry in 2006. She has been involved in the development of several franchise brands and has specialised in developing package elements. In addition to all this, she has been a specialist facilitator for both franchisor and franchisee training.

Our Services

  • Franchise advisory services
  • Franchise package development and review
  • Psychometric testing of prospective franchisees
  • Franchise education
  • Franchise management tools

Franchise Firm is proud to be the South African support arm of the Franchise Infinity Operating System.

Cost-effective online Psychometric Testing

Franchise Firm offers the Franchise Pro™ Online Psychometric Test Solution to enhance the franchisee recruitment process.

Franchise Pro™ is a cost-effective online tool that:

Assists in identifying franchisees who are likely to succeed

Reports on traits and attitudes best suited to successfully operating certain franchises

Shows the best-matched individuals for different franchises

Reports on strengths and potential growth opportunities relevant to franchisee success

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