Ireland Franchise Case Studies Archive


Card Connection franchisee

Interview with Simon Linscheid of Card Connection, Dublin

Card Connection is the market leader in Ireland for the franchised distribution of greeting cards. Dublin based, Simon Linscheid is one of Card Connection’s most successful franchisees and has almost doubled the size of his business within four years. He has grown his team to six employees and now supplies 250 retailers with Card Connection’s quality greetings cards and accessories.



The Original Poster Company franchisee

Interview with Eamonn Ryan, Original Poster Company, Galway

Eamonn Ryan joined the Original Poster Company (OPC) greetings card franchise in 2013 having accepted a voluntary redundancy package from a major beverage company he had been working for for over 30 years.



Subway franchisee

Interview with Nichaphat Maguire, Subway, Blanchardstown

Contributing to the success of the SUBWAY® brand are the low start up costs and its ambitious franchisees who embrace the entrepreneurial spirit. One such franchisee is Nichaphat Maguire who owns and operates two stores in the Republic of Ireland. Nicha answers questions on the SUBWAY® brand.



Sherpa Kids franchisee

Interview with John Miles, Sherpa Kids Clonakilty, Co.Cork

John Miles is the new master franchisee for Sherpa Kids Ireland; THE out of school hours experts. After much research into opportunities, John identified a gap in the market for after school care in Ireland. With no franchise opportunities in Ireland, he decided to look beyond and soon came across the Sherpa Kids opportunity. John now has plans to expand Sherpa Kids throughout Ireland.



Auditel franchisee

I wanted an organisation that knew exactly where it was going

The former Head of Food Services for Kraft in Ireland, Declan Quinn, has joined Auditel franchise. After carefully investigating the market, Declan decided on Auditel as he felt it was an organisation that knew exactly where it was going and more importantly, how to get there. Everything about the company shouted out to him including the fact Auditel expressed innovation and offered something unique. It also provides excellent support and training that is second to none.



Auditel franchisee

Auditel franchisee: "Even though I was starting my own business, I was not alone"

Among the latest group of Auditel’s new franchisees was Seán Harnett from County Cork. Before becoming an Auditel Cost Management Consultant, he worked as a B2B Sales Account Manager focusing on manufacturing companies in the Medical, Bio Pharmaceutical, Engineering and Electronic Industries.