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Surrey Street, Norwich, United Kingdom, 2007/03/26 - Franchise Development Services (FDS) has been contracted by premier French hairdressing and beauty brand, Dessange International, to facilitate the sale of its Master Franchise rights for the UK and Ireland.
The contract was secured by FDS France, which is operated by IBT Partners - a group specialising in assisting companies to establish their businesses in France. FDS France is working closely with Dessange International and FDS headquarters in Norwich, UK to identify highly skilled beauty professionals or entrepreneurs interested in launching this high calibre brand into UK and Irish markets.
Former Accountant John Worthington heads up the team at FDS France as Chief Executive and brings over 15 years of experience helping companies to successfully do business in France. He said: Dessange International is a world leader in the French hairdressing and beauty sector with a 50-year trading record and 1000 salons established in 45 countries. It is testimony to the professionalism and experience of the team at FDS France that we have secured this contract.”
Established in 1981, FDS has established offices across the UK, in Dubai, Egypt, France, Italy, Russia, Saudi Arabia, and Spain. Through its network of offices and Associates, FDS can help companies launch their franchise operations into international markets and recruit franchisees via its established publications and franchisee matchmaking services.
FDS has a strong track record advising and assisting some of the world’s major franchise brands with their national and international development strategies. This has earned the company an unparalleled reputation among the international franchise community; one that is recognised by the warm reception the group receives at international franchise exhibitions worldwide.
Franchise Development Services (FDS) is an international franchise consultancy and publishing group dedicated to providing a portfolio of services to franchisors and franchisees.
The company provides a complete consultancy service, taking businesses through the franchise development programme from conception to implementation. Through its national and international publications (including The Franchise Magazine), websites and exhibition attendance, FDS also assists in the recruitment and support of franchisees, having helped more than 10,000 people to own a franchise.
Established in 1981, FDS has established offices across the UK as well as in France, Spain, Dubai, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, and Russia. In recognition of its status as a professional national and international consultancy and publications organisation dedicated to the franchise industry, FDS has been awarded membership of the British Franchise Association and the International Franchise Association.