Inglot is a leading international cosmetics brand founded in Poland in 1983. In 2005, Francorp developed the full retail franchise program and conducted a global franchise market research and in depth assessment of key strategic markets. The engagement included a study of retail operators in all key cities.
Starting 2006, international expansion kicked off with the opening of the first franchise salon in Montreal, Canada. In just few years, the development of the brand took off exponentially and today is available with over 600 stores. Inglot continues to grow fast!
Strategic Planning, Franchise Agreements, Retail Operations Manual, Franchise Development Plan, Market Research, Market Studies.
Toni & Guy is arguably the most recognized hairdressing brand in the world.
Francorp evaluated the franchise model and made improvements recommendation. Francorp also completed extensive market research and assessment to base growth strategy upon.
Toni & Guy has currently around 500 salons across 48 countries.
Franchise Model Evaluation & Recommendation, Market Research & Assessment
Muji is a leading Japanese retailer offering a wide variety of quality products
including household goods, apparel and food.
In 2014, Muji assigned Francorp to accelerate overseas expansion. We evaluated the license model and revisited the license strategy to enable stronger overseas retail growth. Additionally, we completed an international market research and assessed feasibility of key growth markets. We are proud to have represented Muji in significant license deals in parts of Europe, India and the Middle East.
Muji now has over 870 stores worldwide with a significant proportion of stores growth coming from overseas.
License Growth Strategy, Market Research, Market Assessment, Representation.
Fitness First is an internationally recognized health club brand with over 370 clubs present in over 16 countries. Francorp conducted a market assessment exercise and an extensive retail and hospitality operators research to enable Fitness First’s franchise development.
Francorp is very proud to have contributed actively to some of Fitness First franchise partnerships including a key partnership with the LANDMARK GROUP that own and operates 52 Fitness First clubs.
Market Assessment, Operators Research & Analysis, Representation, Business Development.
KidZania is one of the fastest growing kid’s interactive entertainment brands in the world. It is an interactive kids’ city combining inspiration, fun and learning through realistic role-play for children 3-14. KidZania is one of the fastest growing global educational entertainment brands, with 24 facilities all over the world from Mexico City to Tokyo to London.
Francorp’s advisory engagement covered the entire franchise program development. Following program development, Francorp aided KidZania via representation and business development.
KidZania’s growth continues to be very strong, with 10 facility in development by 2019 across 10 cities including Chicago, New York, Paris and Johannesburg.
Strategic Planning, Franchise Agreements, Operations Manual, Representation, Business Development.
Jones the Grocer Cafe and Restaurant was founded in Syndey, Australia in 1996. Nowadays, Jones the Grocer operates 19 outlets (half of which are franchised), with another 20+ franchises in development until 2020.
In 2014, Francorp led the development of Jones’ entire franchise program. Additionally, Francorp managed all of Jones’ franchise deals. Jones the Grocer’s success led to L.Capital Asia (LVMH-backed private equity) to invest in Jones the Grocer to boost its development internationally.
Strategic Planning, Franchise Agreements, Operations Manual Development, Franchise Marketing Plan, Representation.
McDonald’s is the world’s leading quick-service restaurant brand. McDonald’s brand ranked #12 in Interbrand’s Best Global Brand Rankings for the year 2016 at an estimated value of approx 40 billion US$.
In 1991, McDonald’s assigned Francorp to contribute in developing a granular growth & market penetration strategy for the near and middle east region extending from Morrocco in the west to India in the east.
Francorp’s service to Mcdonald’s carried over until the 1996 with diverse support activities including facilitating deals for multiple developmental license agreements. By the late 90’s, McDonald’s number of franchised restaurants in the concerned region exceeded 500.
Growth Strategy, Market Research, Feasibility Study, Strategic Planning, Business Development, Representation.
Holiday Inn is an American brand of hotels, and a subsidiary of InterContinental Hotels Group. It is one of the world’s largest hotel chains with over 3700 active including derivative brands especially Holiday Inn Express brand.
Francorp’s advisory service to Holiday Inn included a revision of the growth model strategy outside the Americas region. The engagement included an industry analysis and a large-scale market study to identify growth markets and sources of revenue growth. Additionally, we contributed in closing several development deals worldwide.
Industry Analysis, Market Research, Strategic Planning, Representation.
Under Armour is a global sports company ranked as the fourth most valuable sports brand worldwide.
In 2018, Under Armour Europe assigned Francorp to assist with its partner-retail expansion strategy for western Europe, with the objective to drive brand development and improve retail business performance.
In this engagement Francorp successfully advised Under Armour on the best partner-retail model and how to implement the new strategy across business functions and markets.
Growth Strategy, Competitive Analysis & Benchmarking, Financial Planning, Cross-functional enablement.