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10-14-2007, 07:42 PM
If you are considering franchising your business or just interested in business in general, this is a great article to read. It discusses the different issues facing a hair salon as they try to expand by way of franchising.

Hairdressers busy grooming team (http://www.stuff.co.nz/stuff/4238374a1864.html) - Business owners need a different set of skills to become good franchisors. Tina Law finds out about the difficulties they face.

Julianne Liebeck and Carl Watkins have spent much of the past 18 months in a lawyer's office.

They've been putting the franchise contract together for Mod's Hair, the Paris-based company that has about 400 salons worldwide.

Mr Watkins, the 1991 New Zealand hairdresser of the year, jokes they could have employed a lawyer full-time and it would probably have been cheaper.

It wasn't difficult, says Ms Liebeck, just time-consuming.