The franchising sector is an appealing industry in Slovenia and elsewhere due to the fact that the investors opting for a franchise company can benefit from a reliable business model, which has proven its efficiency. The success of a franchising business also relies on the company’s brand and most of the franchises registered across the world are represented by large, international business which are easily recognized by the consumers.
In Slovenia, foreign businessmen can easily expand through a franchise and numerous franchise businesses that operate here are represented by American companies which generally deliver food and beverages products. Our team of specialists in company formation in Slovenia can assist foreign businessmen with advice on how to expand on the Slovenian market through a franchise.
Who represents the franchising sector in Slovenia?
Those who are interested in opening a company in Slovenia through a franchise should know that their interests (of both the franchisor and the franchisee) are represented by the Slovenian Franchise Association, a legal body that operates under the supervision of the Slovenian Chamber of Commerce. Companies operating in this industry may voluntarily register with the association, which has the following purposes:
- • represent the interests of the franchise companies operating on the local market;
- • promote franchising as a business model and protect the interests of the franchisors and the franchisees;
- • gathering relevant information from the businesses operating as franchising companies and address such matters to the Slovenian Chamber of Commerce;
- • follow the regulations prescribed by the European Code of Ethics for Franchising.
What is a franchise agreement in Slovenia?
The franchise agreement in Slovenia is the main legal document through which the franchisor offers to a franchise his or her business model and the right to carry business activities by using the company’s products, brand, know-how and others. Our team of consultants in company formation in Slovenia can provide professional consultancy services on the provisions of this type of agreement.
When entering a franchise agreement, the parties will have to specify the duration of the contract, the region in which the franchisee will have the right to operate and any other relevant matters. Businessmen are invited to contact our team of representatives in company registration in Slovenia for further assistance.