Interested in buying a franchise? Learn from this guy (owner of 100 KFCs)

If you’ve ever considered buying a franchise; then the following discussion might interest you.

Sumitra Nydoo (in for The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield) interviewed KFC franchisee Kuben Naidoo.

Naidoo told the amazing story of how he just opened his 100th KFC store.

Listen to the interview in the audio below (and/or scroll down for quotes from it).

I’m a second generation franchisee.

Kuben Naidoo

My father opened the first store in 1974.

Kuben Naidoo

Getting a franchise like KFC is difficult. You have to meet criteria set by the franchisor.

Kuben Naidoo

It’s quite onerous to get into a franchise such as KFC.

Kuben Naidoo

Consistency is key.

Kuben Naidoo

We are as strong as our weakest link.

Kuben Naidoo

Offering customers a great experience is what it’s all about.

Kuben Naidoo

My son and niece – the third generation in this business – have to prove their worth.

Kuben Naidoo

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