Classy Crete Franchise Opened Opportunities For Riekert
Franchise: Classy Crete
Location: Richards Bay
Why did you go down the franchise route?
It already had a good name & product which people trusted.
Why did you choose your franchise?
It was in my line of work, my speciality.
What did you do before taking up a franchise?
I had my own diesel company.
How did you raise the finance?
What training and support did you receive initially and ongoing?
A theoretical and practical seminar and support from head office. I come from a civil engineering & building background. This franchise fitted my profile perfectly.
What is a typical day for you as a franchisee?
Making sure my customers get their quotes the same day and making sure the job is left super clean according to standards.
What challenges have you faced?
Difficult customers. Qualified & trustworthy labour force.
Has becoming a franchisee changed your life, if so how?
It opened opportunities for me.
What advice would you give to someone thinking of buying their first franchise?
This is a perfect opportunity for someone which is uncertain.
What are your plans for the future?
Building the brand to its fullest in the Natal area.
Would you do it again?