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Barbadillo y Asociados is the most experienced consultancy in Spain in the development and expansion of franchise projects. The consultancy is a founding member and unique Spanish member of the International Franchise Consultants Network (IFCN), with partners in the major European economies. It also publishes the Franchise Guide Spain, the newspaper En Franquicia and portal www.quefranquicia.com

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Monday - Friday........................... 09:00AM - 19:00PM

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Franchise consultants

Over 30 years of experience in franchise consultation in Spain

The Barbadillo y Asociados team of consultants has been working in franchise development since 1989, when its founder and current managing director established the first franchise department in the Spanish banking sector at Banco NatWest. Barbadillo y Asociados has developed hundreds of new projects inside and outside of Spain.

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If your business is gaining momentum and you’re looking to advance into successful franchisement, or you would like to expand it nationally or internationally, we can help you. Tell us about your business. Tell us what makes your operation unique, and help us to discover together your vision for your company. Our team of expert consultants will provide strategic guidance for you on the best possibilities and growth opportunities for your specific venture.

How to franchise your business

If you would like your operations network to undergo solid growth, our expansion support and communication services work together seamlessly towards achieving this as well as identifying potential, well-qualified candidates and selecting them. Well-conducted expansion is a guarantee of consolidation for any franchise network.

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Mejor consultoria franquicias

The most experienced franchise consultants

With a history going back more than 30 years, our consulting services adapt to the needs of our clients in each case. We specialize in the design of new franchise projects, the processing of documents needed for franchising, the support for the expansion of networks, internationalization, and much more.

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Why franchise?

Franchising is a highly advantageous system for expanding businesses that have proven to exhibit merit. It enables swift expansion and allows for a lower level of investment for the franchisor without necessarily losing control of the management and evolution of the network.

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Why a franchise consultancy?

The success of a franchise depends largely on the conditions that define it. Poor franchise project design will cause numerous problems during expansion and will inevitably lead to failure.

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Franchise Projects

We transform your business into a franchise. We disclose the relational and
managerial guidelines to your future franchisees, etc.

Franchise Expansion

We create strategies and collaborate with the brand throughout the complex
process of searching for, and selecting franchisees.

Franchise Internationalization

We take your franchise to the market of your interest and/or import a model that
operates abroad.

Auditing the franchise project

We offer a professional assessment to detect any weak spots that prevent optimum development of your franchise network.

Strategic Business Fields

ByA – Legal

Offers the client a wide range of fully integrated, legal services for advisement on
disputes, defense, and any challenges that may arise.

ByA – Properties

Combines the search for, and expert selection of commercial premises with an
integral service that extends from project development to the execution of the
operations or “key-in-hand” projects, always aiming for distinction and energy

ByA – Communication and Image

Ascertains the brand’s market niche in order to reach the business stakeholders, establishing with them a lasting relationship of trust through professional diffusion strategies.
We make an impression through a commanding and noteworthy image in addition to creative innovations developed to inspire both the investor and the target audience.

ByA – Financial

Maintains the most expansive network of partnerships with banking and financial entities to better provide operations with the most suitable credit options available.

ByA – Innova

Works to perfect the products and operations of the franchise, improving their
overall effectiveness at a technological and multifaceted level in order to
successfully adapt to the needs of the market and optimize profitability.

ByA – Franchise Lab

Addresses the insufficient areas of training and information that exist with respect to the Franchise System by focusing on the development of training courses and ad hoc studies on various aspects of this formula of trade.

Our Publications

Barbadillo y Asociados has been releasing the Franquicias de España publication annually for more than twenty years. It is designed for business professionals looking to expand their operation through the franchise system, and also for entrepreneurs who see this formula as an advantageous investment or self-employment opportunity.

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Inspired by the experience of Santiago Barbadillo, this guide describes the keys to achieving success both for people wishing to establish their own business, as well as for those who would like to develop a network from an existing one. It is also an excellent resource for anyone interested in the most successful commercial system of recent years.

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An innovative study of the system that focuses on the everyday reality of 550 businesspeople who operate a franchise in our country. This survey unveils the characteristics which entrepreneurs value the most about their head office, as well as those they would improve upon in order to better facilitate day-to-day management at the helm of their business.

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