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We can expand Japanese franchises all over the world.
From the top, Asian countries such as China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Vietnam, Thailand, Philippine, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, Myanmar, Pakistan, and India.
Australia and New Zealand, or Oceania. USA and Canada, or North America. United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia, or Middle East.
By 2019, we have achieved the opening of more than 170 franchise shops in these countries.
The franchised businesses cover the following territory: restaurants, pastry shops, retail stores, also beauty salons and nail salons, cooking schools, and tutoring schools.
While Japanese franchisors may wish to expand overseas by approaching business owners in their choice of countries, by far the most common case is that we receive requests from Asian and Middle Eastern business executives asking: ” I’d like to bring a franchise business from Japan to my own country. ”
Japan may be the second largest franchise country in the world, but not all companies are franchising.
Based on your requests from abroad, we begin the negotiation with Japanese companies and open the door for franchise development in your country. (Eg, ABC Cooking studio in Jakarta)
Depending on the stage of economic growth in your country and your company’s core business and its field, the preferred Japanese franchise may be different. We can find the best franchise for your country, your company, and help your company grow.
Japan was the first non-Western country in the world to become a developed country.
There were various changes in the history of Japan, wide ranging business was born and grew during the economic growth period and people’s income rose.
When you compare your country to Japan, for sure, some period in Japan’s development is similar to your country’s current state.
What kind of business prospered in Japan during that time? That information should also be a big clue for your company’s growth.
To understand the details of Japan’s growth is equivalent to getting a “time machine” for you.
We can offer you, as a franchise, a business we found with the time machine.
It is our World Bridge project to bring Japanese business to the world and build a bridge called franchise.
Step by step to open a Japanese franchise business
If you are interested in expanding a Japanese franchise business in your home country, first let’s have a web meeting with Assentia.
If you want to get in touch, please fill in the necessary information here.
We will e-mail you to schedule our appointment.
We use an app called ZOOM for our web meetings. Access to a link provided from your PC or smartphone to join a meeting. We will be able to have a meeting in either Japanese or English.
【IN THE MEETING】
First, we will talk about…
- The type of Japanese business that you think will do well in your country
- The type of Japanese businesses that are already there in your country
- Profile of your target customer
- Scale of the business that you want to achieve in the future?
- Your career history, areas of expertise etc.
Then, we will give you…
- Information on the latest Japanese businesses that are aiming overseas
- Recommended brands that are suitable to franchise in your country
You will then examine the information of the specific franchise brands, and we will determine the date of Japan visit.
【Business Inspection Tour in Japan】
Essentially, we will take you around Japan within 2-4 days .
Past cases: Tokyo- Hiroshima- Okayama- Osaka- Hokkaido- Miyagi
We will set up appointments with the requested/ recommended franchise HQ according to your Japan visit schedule.
Also, we can schedule a tour to see the training system and actual stores.
【Booking flight and hotel】
Generally, we will ask you to arrange your hotel and flight by yourself.
You will be paying for the cost of flights from your country and transportation/ hotel/ food etc. in Japan.
Of course, Assentia staff’s cost of travel/ accommodation will be covered by us.
※ Japan Railway Pass is cheap and convenient for Japan domestic travel.
This pass is only available to the tourists. Please inquire.
【Conducting the inspection tour】
We will meet in the key city i.e. Tokyo and start the tour from there.
It is possible to make free time (sightseeing/ shopping) in the schedule.
【Development of the plan】
Decide which brand and how to develop the business… We will develop a plan together.
【Market research and property survey】
Assentia staff will come to your country. We will inspect and advice you a suitable location for the brand you want to develop.
We will pay for our own flight tickets and accommodation, but please kindly arrange the transport for the market inspection for us.
【Negotiating a franchise agreement】
We will help solve your questions from the interaction between you and franchise HQ regarding the franchise agreement.
【Conclusion of the franchise agreement】
The content varies depending on the brand.
【Support for the store opening】
The content varies depending on the brand.
【Support after the store opening】
Even after the store opening, Assentia will continuously support your business, separately from the HQ’s support for the franchise member stores.
We will have regular meetings (either web meeting or visit) to understand your circumstances and help your business go smoothly.
Fist please contact us!