Subject: E-FRANCHISE MIND Vol. 1/2018

ANNOUNCEMENT | MFA FEATURES/SPECTACLES | 
MFA ACTIVITIES | FRANCHISE EVENTS | 
FRANCHISE WORLDWIDE | FRANCHISE PERSONALITY |
UPCOMING EVENTS | FRANCHISE & MEMBERS NEWS | SPECIALS
ANNOUNCEMENT
MESSAGE FROM CHAIRMAN
Malaysian Franchise Association


Assalamualaikum Warahmatullahi Wabarakatuh and Salam Sejahtera.

I would like to take this opportunity to express my heartfelt thanks to all MFA members for the exceptional support towards the association. We sincerely appreciate the support given to MFA throughout these years and we look forward to your onward continues support.

MFA’s team have been working tirelessly for the benefit of its members especially in highlighting issues, challenges as well as becoming the voice of the industry and getting the Government’s due considerations, assistance, support and endorsement. Moving with 2018, we will strive and continue working harder and positively, to move forward for the future of franchise industry.

Our immediate aspiration and focus is to strengthen relations with members and hope to bring in more value proposition with much more activities, events and networking activities. Thus, we have lined up various programs and activities to be participated by members for their benefit as well as for the public. These programs are created to help the members to elevate themselves to an excellence level in the area of franchising business as well as to build a better relationship among the franchise fertinity both locally and internationally.

I would like to encourage all members to participate in programs organize by MFA throughout the year such as Franchise International Malaysia 2018 (FIM 2018) Exhibition and Conference, Malaysia Franchise Awards 2018 (MFA 2018), Franchise Training Programs (FTP), Enhanced Franchise Development Program (EFDP), Franchise Trade & Study Missions and many more.

In short, with all the experience and supports, MFA being a NGO is able to connect the industry player’s related Government Agencies and International Franchise bodies to elevate our homegrown franchise to international market place. This includes assistance in terms of national and international relations, relations between various ministries, agencies, financial institutions, and other NGO’s. To achieve this further, let’s put our efforts and hand’s together by working and planning a workable strategy and strengthen the existing mutual relationship to a greater height.

Therefore, we are open and welcome constructive ideas and any views deemed fit to assist MFA members in addressing current and future challenges to ensure the interest of the members are well maintained and taken into due considerations at all times.

Once again, I take this opportunity to express my sincere gratitude and appreciation to all MFA members for supporting our ideas and the thought for implementing improvement. We appreciate your commitment and strong support since the inception of MFA.

Please share your expectation, ideas within your mean and participate in all our current and future activities, events etc. in 2018.

With that, I really hope and look forward for your continues support in our effort to realize our goals and objective towards maintaining, sustaining and boosting thriving growth of franchise industry in Malaysia. 


Thank you.

Datuk Radzali Hassan
Chairman
FAREWELL AND THANK YOU!

SITI AISAH BINTI ZAHARI
Former Director of Franchise Development Division, KPDNKK

Farewell to Mdm. Siti Aisah Binti Zahari. On behalf of MFA, we would like to thank you for all your 
dedication and hard work through out these years. We appreciates your contribution and cooperation rendered to further grow the local franchise industryGood luck now and with all your future endeavors. Farewell and see you again soon!
MFA FEATURES/SPECTACLES
FRANCHISE EXHIBITION
FIM 2018 is the largest annual franchising exhibition and conference in Southeast Asia and the only franchise event officially sanctioned by the Ministry of Domestic Trade, Co-Operatives & Consumerism (KPDNKK) and Malaysian Franchise Association (MFA). 

Attaining its 25th year pinnacle with proven organizing track records, the FIM is a melting pot of local and international franchise players into a world full of opportunities. It will assemble main players in the franchise sector from all around the world to discuss current franchise issues and focusing franchise as a key strategy in developing entrepreneurship in Malaysia especially in retail and service sectors.

For this year’s FIM 2018, MFA targets of potential investment transactions worth RM370 million. With 120 booths comprise of local franchisors, master franchisees and other agencies including 20 per cent of international francise brands from 12 countries have confirmed their participation in this event. We expect the three-day event will attract over 10,000 visitors.
PARTICIPATING COUNTRIES
PARTICIPATING BRANDS
FIM 2018 INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE
FIM 2018 BUSINESS MATCHING
Read more: http://mfa.org.my/fim2018/?page_id=2543
FIM2018 CONSULT SESSION
Read more: http://mfa.org.my/fim2018/?page_id=2547
FRANCHISE IN-BUYING MISSION (NEW PROGRAM)

Date: 20th April 2018
Venue: Hall 3 Link , Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (KLCC)

Franchise In-Buying Mission is another new value added programs introduced for this year FIM2018, with the main objective to assists our local franchise brands to penetrate international market. We will bring in international franchise investors from several countries such as Hungary, Poland, Sweden, Belgium, Netherlands, Saudi Arabia, Sri Lanka and Vietnam and to business match them with our local franchisors during FIM2018. This is a collaborative effort between MFA & MATRADE under the Enhanced Franchise Development Program (EFDP) initiatives.

MFA ACTIVITIES
ENHANCED FRANCHISE DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM (EFDP)

Enhanced Franchise Development Program (EFDP) have four core activities which comprise Infrastructure Development, Research & Education, Marketing and Promotion as well as Financial support. For 2018, MFA members will enjoy more privileges and benefits through Financial support offered under FORWARD & FAST programs.
FRANCHISE TRAINING PROGRAM (FTP)

ESSENTIALS OF FRANCHISING COURSE (Vol.1)
Date    : 24th - 25th February 2018
Venue : Vistana Hotel, Kuala Lumpur

We continue to bring you the Essentials of Franchising Course to cater needs of budding franchisors, franchisees, consultants, lawyers and financial institutions, besides to make sure all would-be players in this industry to be equipped with the right franchise knowledge and guidelines 

We are pleased with the turnout and the cooperation given throughout the program. We hope it would be a good start to all 16 participants in embarking their business venture into franchising.
LEADERS MEETING 2018

Date    : 17th - 20th January 2018
Venue : Hanoi, Vietnam

Empowering MFA, improvise member's benefits and strengthening the relationships among industry players. These among the key strategies deliberated during MFA's Leaders Meeting lead by Datuk Radzali Hassan, Chairman, together with other Main Executives Committee Members and Secretariats of MFA.

With the new direction, strategies and commitment given by the EXCO members and strong support from the members, we believe the MFA will add more value in delivering its services to the members and the franchise fraternity as a whole.

From the left: Ahmad Faizal Mohamed Noor (Chief Executive), Mohd. Faizal Abd. Latip (General Manager - Business Divison), Amran Shah Idris (Assistant Treasurer), Prof. Dr. Amir Sahrifudin, Kevan Ong Kin Wye (Exco), Mohamad Shukri Salleh (Secretary General), Datuk Radzali Hassan (Chairman), Izham Hakimi Hamdi (Vice Chairman), Dato' Zahriah Abd. Kadir (Assistant Secretary), Prof. Madya Dr. Azmawani Abd. Rahman (Exco), Rozaiman Che Kar (Assistant Secretary), Zuraida Jomri (General Manager - Strategy Division) and Fatin Nur'Atikah Abd. Latip (Executive Administration) 
COURTESY VISIT TO OUR MEMBERS

One of MFA's main activity is members visit. The aimed of the visit are to strengthen the relationship and the bonding between MFA and its MEMBERS. During the visit we will updates on the future activities, new programs as well as current trend and development of franchising in Malaysia. Nevertheless, congregating feedback,  getting updates and discussing issues from the members is also part of the visit exercise. 

Among members visited are:

YAMAHA MUSIC (M) SDN BHD (YAMAHA MUSIC)

Date    : 22nd January 2018
Venue : No. 8, Jalan Perbandaran, 47610 
             Kelana Jaya, Selangor D.E











  From the left: Pat Leow, Abdullah Abu

Yamaha's history began when its founder, Torakusu Yamaha, repaired a broken reed organ in 1887. In 1955, the Company split off its motorcycle manufacturing division into a separately managed company, Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd., and both companies are now working to enhance the value of the Yamaha brand through their own businesses. Yamaha Music (M) Sdn Bhd has 30 outlets throughout Malaysia.The Yamaha Music Foundation conducts consisting music education through courses designed for a broad range of students, including children, youths and adults.
MANJIT SINGH SACHDEV, MOHAMMAD RADZI & PARTNERS

Date    : 2nd February 2018
Venue : Wisma Havela Thakardas, Kuala Lumpur










From the left: Neoh Eng Kee, Nabila Syafifi Rosslan, Mohamad Shukri Yahya, Dato' Manjit Singh Sachdev, Ahmad Faizal Mohamed Noor, Zuraida Jomri

Messrs Manjit Singh Sachdev, Mohammad Radzi & Partners was founded in the year 1980. In combination with the modernization of the nation, the firm has gradually evolved into a sizeable practice, comprising of more than 30 lawyers with its head office in Kuala Lumpur and branches in Subang Jaya, Klang and Johor Bharu. The Firm provides a comprehensive set up of legal advice and executes a variety of legal matters including civil, corporate, commercial and intellectual property litigation encompassing but not limited to the fields of banking & finance, bankruptcy & insolvency law, foreclosure, corporate & commercial litigation and so on.
GERBANG ALAF RESTAURANT SDN BHD (MC DONALD'S)

Date    : 13th February 2018
Venue : L
evel 6, Bangunan TH, Damansara 
             Uptown 3, No. 3, Jalan SS 21/39, 47400 
             Petaling Jaya, Selangor D.E







From the left: Mohd. Rithauddin Abd. Aziz, Suhaila Abd. Rahman, Mohamad Shukri Salleh, Hilmy Sulaiman, Premita Dhaliwal, Ahmad Faizal Mohamed Noor

McDonald’s® first restaurant in Malaysia opened at Jalan Bukit Bintang, KL. In December 1988, McDonald’s® opened its first Drive-Thru restaurant at Jalan Pahang (Titiwangsa) and First McCafé® in Malaysia opened at McDonald’s® Kota Damansara in June 2012. This year, McDonald’s® marks its 36th Anniversary in Malaysia.  Based on updates, MC'D has not offered a franchise opportunity in the Malaysian peninsula, but they still open a franchise opportunity in Sabah and Sarawak. 
EASTERN BIOTECH RESOURCES SDN BHD (HOUSE OF HEALIN)

Date    : 30th January 2018
Venue : No. 1&2, Jalan Perintis U1, Temasya 
             Industrial Park, 40150, Shah Alam,  
             Selangor D.E











 
From the left: Paramaswaran Nair, Prof. Dato' Dr. Hassan Yaakob, Khairuddin Yahya, Mohd. Faizal Abd. Latip

House Of Healin is a chain of health and beauty franchises that market healthcare products, skin care and beauty products of Healin and AG2000 based on biotechnology. Now, there are almost 90 types of Healin AG2000 products in all the networks of House Of Healin registered in Malaysia.
LOOB HOLDING SDN BHD (TEALIVE)

Date    : 9th February 2018
Venue : Kota Damansara, 47810 Petaling Jaya, 
             Selangor D.E











From the left: Mohd. Faizal Abd. Latip, Mohamad Shukri Salleh, Bryan Loo, Bryan Wong

LOOB Holding was incorporated in Malaysia in 2010. Eight years on now, the company owns nine F&B brands, including Tealive, under its umbrella. Together, the companies under the LOOB Holding service a customer base of up to one million, has a network of more than 200 sales outlets spread throughout East and West Malaysia. Under its belt are a string of accolades among which are Brand of the Year in the Tea category (2014-2015) – World Branding Awards, World’s SMEs Best Brand (2014) –The Brand Laureate, McMillan Woods Global Award (2013) and Largest Pearl Chain Milk Tea Beverage Chain - The Malaysia Book of Records.
RAKYAT MANAGEMENT SERVICES SDN BHD (AR RAHNU X'CHANGE)

Date    : 2nd March 2018
Venue : 
Tingkat 11, Menara 2, Menara Kembar 
             Bank Rakyat, No. 33 Jalan Rakyat, 50470 
             Kuala Lumpur.












From the left: Mohd. Rithauddin Abd. Aziz, Mohamad Shukri Salleh, Mohd Shaifuddin Bin Hj. Abdullah, Ahmad Faizal Mohamed Noor

Ar-Rahnu X'Change is the franchise of Islamic Bank's (Ar-Rahnu) Bank Rakyat. Since launching on 7th December  2006, Ar-Rahnu X'Change now operates through 113 networks nationwide, 43 of them are franchises and the rest 70 are corporate own.   Ar-Rahnu X'Change begins under YAPIEM by applying the concept of Mudarabah and Musharahah. The motto for their operation is trust transparent competitive and security. They use the Islamic business system namely Wadiah (save & trust), Kordu Hassan (Welfare Loan) and Al-Hijrah (Wage Save). Ar-Rahnu X'Change offers instant cash loans with jewelery up to RM650,000.00 through Ar-Rahnu, Az-Zahab and Az-Zahab Premium schemes. Ar-Rahnu X'Change's business operations are based on the Bank's Ar-Rahnu expertise and experience since 1993.

WONDERFUL LIFESTYLE SDN BHD (GLORIAL JEANS COFFEE)

Date   : 15th March 2018
Venue : Menara PNS Tower 7, Avenue 7, Bangsar South City, 59200 Kuala 
             Lumpur

After more than 20 years in the gourmet coffee business, Gloria Jean’s Coffees Malaysia has developed its gourmet coffee operations offering the widest selections, the finest products, and the strongest support in the industry. The Master Franchise Rights for Gloria Jean's Coffees Malaysia was aquired by Malaysia International Franchise Sdn Bhd (MyFranchise), in November 2006. It also owns the Master Franchise Rights for Malaysia, Brunei, Indonesia and Myammar. Gloria Jean's Coffees was founded in 1979 in the United States of America. Its is now owned by a prominent retail food player in Australia.
MFA VISIT TO POTENTIAL MEMBERS

We believe more businesses were keen to expand via franchising. Therefore, we will proactively visit potential businesses with the objective to further promote franchise business format and to introduce MFA's roles and function to the new comers.

Among the potential members which has been visited were:
FIRESTATION FITNESS

Date    : 2nd March 2018
Venue : Ground Floor, Plaza Mont Kiara, 2 Jalan 
             Kiara, Mont Kiara, 50480 Kuala Lumpur










From the left: Mohamad Shukri Salleh, Dave Arama Nuku, Ahmad Faizal Mohamed Noor

Firestation Fitness was founded by Mr.Dave Nuku on september 2015 and started with the creation of the FIRE Trainer, a patented piece of fitness equipment that allows users to leverage their own body weight as a form of strength training. They already have 21 trainers in total and they have 6 effective training activities.Firestation Fitness has two outlets in Malaysia located at Jalan Batai Kuala Lumpur and Plaza Mont Kiara Kuala Lumpur. They also already has one outlet in Singapore located at Tanjong Pagar Road Singapore. They intend to open Firestation Fitness outlets in several countries including Hong Kong, Philippines, Thailand and Indonesia.They also plan to expand their business through the franchise concept with roughly setup around 170-250 thousand.

D'HERBS HEALTHY SDN BHD

Date    : 13th March 2018
Venue : No. 2A-1 Jalan Pekaka 8/1D, Kota 
             Damansara, Petaling Jaya, 47810 
             Selangor, D.E













From the left: Muhammad Syazwan Samsudin, Mohd. Aizat Jaafar, Mohd. Rithauddin Abd. Aziz, Muhammad Farizzudin A. Radzak

Established in September 2010 by Dato 'Sri Aliff Syukri bin Kamarzaman as the founder of this company. The concept of the business operation is cash and carry. The first product is Collegen Lipstick brand D'Herbs and then followed by some other products such as basic powder, slimming products, women & men health drinks and also healthcare treatment lipstick. Nowadays, the company has a four-storey building with 35 staff members and has generated nearly 90 new product lines. In fact, the products are produced at their own factory, Aliff Herbs Manufacturing Sdn Bhd.
PAMPAS GROUP

Date: 19th March 2018
Venue : G-0-1 Suasana Bukit Ceylon, Persiaran 
             Raja Chulan,50200 Kuala Lumpur













From the left: Mohd. Rithauddin Abd. Aziz, Ahmad Faizal Mohamed Noor, Mohamad Shukri Salleh, Izham Hakimi Hamdi, Kana Theva, Jarrod Ang, Benjamin Wong and Bob.

Established in the year 2005 in Bangladesh. Pampas Malaysia was founded by Mr. Kana Theva with its first ever outlet at Changkat Bukit Bintang. The restaurant was founded based on the dream to serve quality and affordable steaks in a cozy, semi-fine dining setting with an unchallenged service. Pampas Group have 5 branches in total which is Pampas Reserve Steak House, Pampas Sky Dining Melaka, Pampas Burger, Pampas Steakhouse Old Malaya and Pier 12 Seafood Tavern at Old Malaya.

JARDIN BEAUTY SDN BHD

Date    : 26th March 2018
Venue : Subang Jaya










From the left: Mohd. Rithauddin Abd. Aziz, Ahmad Faizal Mohamed Noor, Mohamad Shukri Salleh, Dr Muhammad Al-Athiq Marzuki, DDr Maryam Al-Batul Azizuddin

Mary Jardin is a leader in organic and natural skin care brand in Malaysia and Mary Jardin's business concept is direct sales. It teaches and inspires women to explore the world of natural beauty. It was founded by a medical doctor; Dr Maryam Aziz who is a natural beauty enthusiast. It was established in 2016. Mary Jardin is rapidly building its reputation as a beauty trailblazer with its expertise, innovation, and entrepreneurial spirit. Mary Jardin operates 10 stores in Malaysia and expanding fast internationally. Their products are manufactured in a GMP Certified Factory which is The Luxe Production. 

COURTESY VISIT TO AGENCIES
Courtesy Visit of MFA to the agencies that work together in each franchise program. Its including The Ministry of Domestic Trade, Co-operatives and Consumerism (KPDNKK), Perbadanan Nasional Berhad (PNS), Malaysia External Trade Development Corporation (MATRADE) and British Malaysian Chamber Of Commerce. The objective of this Courtesy Visit is to strengthen the relationship between MFA and all these agencies.

VISIT TO MINISTRY OF DOMESTIC TRADE, COOPERATIVE AND CONSUMERISM (KPDNKK)

Date : 22nd January 2018
Venue : Floor 13, KPDNKK, Persint 2, Putrajaya














From the left: Amran Shah Bin Idris, Khairuddin Yahya, Mohamad Shukri Salleh, Izham Hakimi Hamdi, Dato' Henry Sum Agong, Datuk Radzali Bin Hassan, Dato’ Zahriah Abd Kadir, Ahmad Faizal Mohamed Noor, Afkhar Razi, Azlan Bin Abdul Samat

The visit was aimed at highlighting several proposed events as well as discussing future franchise activities between Malaysian Franchise Association (MFA) and the Ministry of Domestic Trade, Cooperatives and Consumerism (MDTCC). Nevertheless, imminent issues that may impede the progress faced by the members as well as the  franchise fraternity in Malaysia were also brought up and discussed during the visit.

VISIT TO PERBADANAN NASIONAL BERHAD (PNS)


Date : 24th January 2018
Venue : PNS, Bangsar South, Kuala Lumpur










This visit were intended to discuss on the future collaboration between Malaysian Franchise Association (MFA) and Perbadanan Nasional Berhad (PNS). 
FRANCHISE EVENTS
International Market Update Session (IMUS),Japan

Date : 8th January 2018
Venue : Menara MATRADE, Jalan Sultan Haji Ahmad Shah, 50480 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

This sharing session were presented by various speakers from MATRADE, JETRO, SPIRE RESERACH and THE MANHATTAN FISH MARKET (MFM). Participants has been updated on the current trends, opportunities and tips of doing franchise business in Japan. Besides, they were also briefed on the available grants and incentives offered by MATRADE, SME Corp and the Enhanced Franchise Development Program managed by MFA.
The 34th Japan International Franchise Show 2018

Date : 29th - 2nd February 2018
Venue : Tokyo Big Sight Exhibition Centre, Japan.

MFA Representatives
1. Mr. Izham Hakimi Hamdi (Vice Chairman), 
2. Mr. Mohamad Shukri Salleh (Secretary General),
3. Mr.Wan Muhammad Zainal Wan Yahya (Manager).
4. Mr. Abdullah Abu ( Senior Executive)

Participated by 8 Malaysian franchise companies which comprises of The Manhattan Fish Market, Marrybrown, Global Art, Rotiboy, Smart Reader Kids, Poney, Bangi Kopitiam and Laundry Bar. Approximately RM100 million worth of potential investment generated in the 3 days event. 
FIM 2018; Pre-Launch And Franchise Walkabout

Date : 6th February 2018
Venue : Teh Tarik Place Ayer@8,Putrajaya

MFA Representives
1. Mr.Mohamad Faizal Mohamed Noor ( Chief Executive),
2. Mr. Mohd Faizal Abd Latip (Deputy General Manager Event),
3. Mr. Mohd Rithauddin Abd.Aziz (Senior Executive Sales Corporate Communication), 
4. Mr. Abdullah Abu ( Senior Executive Event Management), 
5. Mr. Mohd Zahin Mohd Zakaria (Executive Members Affair), 
6. Mr. Muhammad Najib Ramli ( Executive Design And Promotions).

The pre-launch of FIM 2018 was officiated by Dato 'Henry Sum Agong, Deputy Minister, Ministry of Domestic Trade, Co-operatives and Consumerism (KPDNKK). 

FIM 2018 is the largest annual franchise exhibition in Southeast Asia and serves as a one stop center for franchise entrepreneurs and the international franchise players to promote their franchise packages,  products and services as well as expanding its business network in the region. 
FIM 2018; Exhibitor’s Briefing and Mock-up Cheque Presentation

Date: 3rd April 2018
Venue: Meeting Room 3, 3rd Floor, Kuala Lumpur Convention Center (KLCC), Kuala Lumpur

MFA Representative: 
1. Datuk Radzali Bin Hassan (Chairman)
2. Mr. Mohamad Shukri Salleh(Secretary General) 
3. Mr. Amran Shah Bin Idris ( Assistant Treasurer)
4. Mr. Mohamad Faizal Mohamed Noor ( Chief Executive),
5. Mr. Mohd Faizal Abd Latip (Deputy General Manager Event),
6. Mr. Mohd Rithauddin Abd.Aziz (Senior Executive Sales Corporate Communication),
7. Mr. Abdullah Abu ( Senior Executive Event Management).

This event was held to honor the sponsors of the program which is Perbadanan Nasional Berhad (PNS), Marrybrown, Chill Chill, Mary Jardin and Bank Rakyat. It was also accompanied by an exhibition briefing session to the exhibitors who participate in FIM2018. Until to date, over 100 booths have been filled by franchisors as well as master franchisees locally and internationally. For this year FIM2018 witnessed international participation from 12 countries including the United States, Canada, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, South Korea, China, Taiwan, Saudi Arabia, Thailand, Singapore and the Philippines.
FRANCHISE PERSONALITY
Dato' Joshua Liew
Chief Executive Officer of Marrybrown Sdn.Bhd

He is the Chief Executive Officer of Marrybrown Sdn.Bhd. Marrybrown is currently the world’s largest Halal Quick Service Restaurant (QSR) brand originating from Asia.The grand opening ceremony for Marrybrown School Of QSR has been officiated by YB Dato' Seri Hamzah bin Zainudin, Minister Of Domestic Trade, Co-operatives and Consumerism on 9th October 2017. Marrybrown school of QSR also aim to sponsor less fortunate family or student to get back to school through their foundation.  Marrybrown has a strong international presence with outlets operating in Malaysia, China, Indonesia, India, Sri Lanka, Maldives, Africa, the Middle East and Myanmar. Marrybrown Sdn.Bhd was founded in 1981, as a restaurant company that operates and franchises Marrybrown restaurants, through 15 countries throughout Asia, Middle East, and Africa. Since then, Marrybrown is among the nation’s leading fast-food chains, with more than 130 quick-serving restaurants in Malaysia and more than 350 international restaurants. As a winner of numerous awards, Marrybrown is fast expanding internationally ensuring that Marrybrown becomes a global food service organization and a worldwide brand. Marrybrown Sdn.Bhd has won Franchise of The Year for 2001/2002, 2003/2004, 2013 & 2014 on Malam Anugerah Francais (MAF) last year. He also has won ASEAN CEO of the year 2014.
UPCOMING EVENTS
Essentials Of Franchising Training Course (KAPF)

Date : 11th - 12th May 2018
Venue : Vistana Hotel, Kuala Lumpur.

This course will cover on franchise review & evaluation, legal aspect in franchising, franchise financing assistance and current issues and franchise success story.
International Franchise Management Certification Course (IFM)

Date : 7th - 8th July 2018
Venue : Vistana Hotel, Kuala Lumpur.

The course will cover on international franchise expansion, potential franchise market research, and international franchise enhancement. Legal & Agreement in franchise expansion also will be discuss in this event.
FRANCHISE & MEMBERS NEWS
1. Manhattan Fish Market seeks business partners in East Malaysia
2. The better convenience store that rewards
3. Kidzania Kuala Lumpur prihatin golongan kurang bernasib baik
4. 7-Eleven in talks with a 'few parties' on food deal
5. New franchise opportunity – BMS Organics
6. Awards night for preschool franchisees
7. Bringing Malaysian kitchens to the world — the kopitiam experience
8. MOL launches mobile wallet app One2pay
9. Texas Chicken expects RM147m in revenue
10. Starbucks remains backbone of Berjaya Food
11. Starbucks Malaysia's Christmas Menu Brings Out The “Ho, Ho, Ho!”
12. Starbucks holiday cups are back with a colour-it-in-yourself theme
13. OldTown receives RM1.47b takeover bid from Dutch company
14. OldTown expands into Cambodia via franchise
15. Coca-Cola warns boycott will only hurt Malaysians
16. Texas Chicken targets supersize expansion in Malaysia
17. Focus Point appoints founder's son as executive director
18. KRS Travel hantar 80 mangsa penipuan tunai umrah
19. All ‘Good’ at Starbucks
20. Starbucks to underpin Berjaya Food’s earnings, says CIMB Research
21. Marrybrown hopes to be 1st halal fast food to enter Japan in time for 2020 Olympics
22. PNS allocates up to RM35m for franchise business
23. Malaysia Body Shop Franchisee Rampai Niaga Mulling Raising Up To MYR200 Mln Via IPO-Sources
24. Yapeim buka cawangan Ar-Rahnu di Jakarta
25. Starbucks Malaysia ‘gives good’
26. Starbucks named ‘Best Premium Roasted Coffee’
27. Hard Rock Closing Korea Locations – In Discussions with ‘Potential Franchise Partners’
28. Malaysian-led firm to open 36 Hard Rock Cafes in China over three years
29. 851 syarikat francais berdaftar dengan KPDNKK
30. SNS Network Launches Joi 7 Lite LTE: A Sub-RM 500 Android Tablet
31. Chance to be 7-Eleven Malaysia franchisees
32. Program francais 7-Eleven kembali lagi
33. PappaRich delivered to your door with UberEats
34. 99 Speedmart bukti kejayaan orang kurang upaya
35. Fujifilm: Mirrorless cameras continue to overtake DSLRs
36. GINTELL DeSpace Star redekan tekanan
37. 65 home-grown franchise brands make global forays
38. NeNe Chicken eyeing 20 stores in Malaysia by 2020
39. SugarBun on expansion mode
40. Ke arah francais nasi ayam terbesar dunia ( The Chicken Rice Shop )
41. Datuk Radzali Hassan : look into advanced countries MFA to help Malaysian brand out of overseas
42. Happy meals to be made healthier
43. kaedah jualan Avon tarik 250,000 ahli

INTERNATIONAL FRANCHISE NEWS
1. Burger King strengthens its presence in Netherlands with new franchise deal
2. Effort under way to save historic McDonald's "Store No. 1"
3. Private equity group Bridgepoint to buy UK Burger King franchise
4. Cebu brand franchise tops 600 other Globalart centers
5. McDonald's, 7-Eleven & Dunkin' Donuts Lead 2018 Franchise 500 Ranking
6. Secret Recipe Cakes & Café has success firmly on the menu in the Asian market; taking on new projects and expanding into markets further afield
7. Fujifilm Introduces Two High Performance Cinema Lenses for its Mirrorless Digital Camera X Series Range
8. Starbucks debut color changing coffee
9. McDonald’s Happy Meals to come with Disney toys this summer
10. Toys ‘R’ Us in talks to sell Asia unit to Fung Group
11. GDEX to buy two MBE firms

SPECIAL
NEW MEMBERS OF MFA
Structure Editors


Patron
Datuk Wira Mohd Latip Sarrugi

Advisor
YBhg. Datuk Radzali Hassan

Chief Editors
Mohd. Faizal Abd. Latip
Zuraida Jomri
Wan Muhammad Zainal Wan Yahya





Executive Editors
YBhg. Prof Madya Dr. Azmawani Rahman
Muhammad Shukri Salleh
Ahmad Faizal Mohamed Noor


Content Editors
Mohd.Rithauddin Abd.Aziz
Abdullah Abu
Mohd. Zahin Mohd Zakaria





Graphic Designer
Muhammad Najib Ramli









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