The International Retail Franchising Summit 2016 took place at Hilton Olympia

Retailers and other organisations involved in franchising and global business expansion met last week for the International Retail Franchising Summit in London.

This year discussion was enriched by particularly strong contributions from senior representatives of some of the world's leading fashion, food, convenience and toy brands, as well as the hospitality industry. 

Focusing on mutual profitability as the life-blood of franchising and healthy business relations, speakers stressed partnership flexibility coupled with consumer understanding as key success factors, occasionally with persuasive reminders of the strains that can be caused when these basics are overlooked.

Read the full blog from Sarah Pavlou, founder and managing director of Kyclo…