Franchise development types
The development type is the method by which the franchisor wishes to build their franchise network in Ireland.
Operates under an Irish master franchise agreement to open a minimum number of units him or herself and then sub-franchises the brand throughout Ireland.
Buys the rights from the Irish master franchisee or the original franchisor to sell franchises in a defined region in Ireland.
Buys the rights from the original franchisor to develop the system in a defined region in Ireland. An area developer cannot sell franchises.
Buys the right to operate a single unit franchise in Ireland. A unit franchisee may at a later stage buy further unit franchises. If they are of the same brand they are referred to as a multi-unit franchisee.