Carl's Jnr, the USA franchise is now set to open in Australia after successfully opening in New Zealand about 3 years ago.
Typical franchisee's are people who have experience in running food service businesses and/or people who have previously operated other fast food franchises.
Carl's Jnr started in 1941 and now has more than 1300 stores around the world. They are the 4th biggest hamburger chain.
sector, and food retailing, remains the dominant sub-sector within the
This is reflected in the annual survey conducted by which questioned potential franchisees about their intentions. In this report, over half of prospective franchisees are looking to invest in the food retailing sector within the next three years.
This is despite the proliferation of cafes and coffee outlets already in the franchise arena.
The Mortgage Choice 2010 Potential Franchisee Survey results highlighted the dominance of food retail as the franchise sector of choice, with 53 percent listing retail – food/restaurants/cafes - as their chosen industry.