Career opportunities

The Master in Franchising, Retail & Service Chains leads to several types of jobs within retail and/or service chains. These jobs can be sorted into the following groups:

On-field consulting/chain management

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On-field consulting/chain management was the focus of the Center’s discussion morning on Wednesday 30th September 2015 (in French). You can find the professionals’, researchers’ and students’ views of the job and transcripts on page 2 of the December 2015 newsletter (in French).

The general challenges relevant to on-field consulting/chain management have also been discussed in the master’s dissertations of the Class of 2015:

In the press

Field Reps: the link to corporate – Franchising World
In the shoes of an on-field consultant – Les Echos de la franchise (in French)
Franchise management: the role of on-field consultants – Toute la franchise (in French)
On-field consultants, providing valuable help to franchisees – Observatoire de la franchise (in French)
Franchising: what does on-field consulting involve? – Franchise Magazine (in French)
On-field consultants: key interlocutors within a chain – LSA Emploi (in French)

Alumni perspectives

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Chain development

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Chain development was the focus of the Center’s discussion morning on Wednesday 25th November 2015. You can read about the main interactions between professionals, researchers and students in the March 2016 newsletter (in French).

Chain development and related challenges have also been discussed in the master’s dissertations of the Class of 2015:

In the press

Franchising: in the shoes of a chain developer – Les Echos de la Franchise (in French)
How can we organize chain development efficiently? – La référence franchise (in French)
Chain developer: a key position – Les Echos (in French)

Alumni perspectives

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Chain marketing

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Chain marketing was discussed in the master’s dissertations of the Class of 2015:

In the press

What franchisees need to know about digital marketing – Entrepreneur
Digital marketing: the chains which chose innovation – Les Echos de la Franchise
(in French)

Alumni perspectives

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Chain engineering

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Chain engineering and related challenges were discussed in the master’s dissertations of the Class of 2015:

In the press

Franchise consultants: what is their role? – Ouvrir ma franchise (In French)

Alumni perspectives

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Franchise entrepreneurship

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The first edition of the Center in Franchising, retail & Service Chains’ Student Competition discussed innovative ways to democratize franchising as an entrepreneurial mode.

In the press

The stages of starting a franchise business – Je suis entrepreneur (in French)
Franchise entrepreneurship: different sectors for different abilities – Les Echos de la franchise (in French)
Should ‘Franchisee’ Be Your Next Job Title? – Entrepreneur

Alumni perspectives

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International franchising

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Rozenn Perrigot examined international franchising and its traps in an article entitled “International franchising: the traps to avoid”  (in French) available in the magazine EcoRéseau Franchise & Concept(s).

Furthermore, international franchising was discussed in the master’s dissertations of the Class of 2015:

In the press

Franchising – International development – Le Nouvel Economiste (in French)
Yes to international franchising, but how? – Les Echos de la Franchise (in French)

Alumni perspectives

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