I recently hosted a round table with business owners in the Retail and Franchise segments in Sweden. One thing that strikes me every time that I meet clients that operate a chain business, is the burning need to communicate more effectively with their store locations and staff. We often hear that “communication is key” – but more specifically, I often hear about the difficulty to effectively [...]
Is access to first class IT the reason Swedish Franchising is exploding?
In April 2012 World Economic Forum today released a report where they rank the world’s leading IT countries. According to the report, Sweden ranks number one, far ahead of both Japan and the US. While Sweden may be known for IT companies such as Ericsson, Digital Illusions (Battlefield, Mirror’s Edge), and Spotify – [...]