After completing your research and evaluation for a franchise opportunity, you finally narrowed it down to a particular brand. It seems to have everything you were looking for until you asked the franchisor a simple question.
The global alcoholic drinks industry post a volume growth of just below one percent in 2013, where maturity in developed markets has been exasperated by slowdowns in emerging markets to the point of decline in Brazil. However, there were some positives in the industry.
Just wishing for great things to happen, just hoping for what you want and need, just dreaming about success isn’t going to just happen unless you suit up and get ready to play your “A Game”.
SMEs are sometimes dubbed the engine of Singapore’s economy, and it’s not hard to see why. SMEs not only make up 99% of all enterprises on the island, they contribute more than half of its gross domestic product and hire seven out of every 10 workers.
In the fast-paced world of business, companies of all sizes and in every industry are constantly seeking ways to stay one step ahead of their competition, and many view innovation as the solution.
Until last year Indonesia was something of an investor favourite. It is the 4th largest country globally in terms of population and averaged real GDP growth of 6.3% between 2010 and 2012.