In 1987, 9 local chain store companies in Taiwan founded the“Jui-Ru Association”in order to share their chain-store business experiences together. In 1991, business environment for chain store companies became mature, 54 chain store companies called for the founding of the “Chain Store Association of the Republic of China.” Then on May 24, 2000, the association changed its name to “Taiwanese Chain Stores and Franchise Association” under the Ministry of the Interior.
Since its founding, the association has dedicated to its spirits as a non-profit service provider. With the aim to promote intercommunication and growth among members, the foundation holds on to its ideal of“learning from the great”and provide a platform for cross-industrial development. As long as one is interested in the idea of chain-store businesses and its development, one is welcome to join our association for researching better business models, and building an ideal environment for chain store business.
Our association is the first and the largest chain-store organization in Taiwan. Well-known brands such as 7-ELEVEN, FamilyMart, Pizza Hut, Domino’s, Starbucks, KFC, McDonalds, Mos, and Watsons are all our members. Now, we have over 300 corporate members, with 70 different business types, 30,000 stores, 600,000 employees, and an annual gross revenue of two trillion NT dollars. A quarter of our corporate members provide the best assistance to those interested in becoming franchisees. And most of our members have developed internationally, including the United States, Canada, Japan, Southeast Asia, China, the Middle East, Europe, New Zealand as well as Australia.
Development of public relations, construction of communication channels with government organizations and inter-relationship and increased interaction between member corporations by holding dinners and golf tournaments.Commercial Technology Committee
Upgrade the abilities of digitizing related business. Research the newest trend and provide relative information.Information Statistics Committee
Construction of information platform for member corporations in order to push for the transparency of industry information. Investigation of service qualities in order to form the professionalism of the association and for the growth of the industry.Educational Training Committee
Training of personnel of the chain-store and franchise business with the goal to increase service quality by holding contests for excellency in the work force.Legal Committee
Assistance in reflecting to government organizations those out of date laws. Formation of positive organization and construction of communication with government organizations.
Push for the construction of a good franchise format with complete headquarter functions and holding of chain store visits for the information of the public.Food Industry Committee
Push for cross-communication between businesses and observation of the internationalized new trend of eating out.International Administrations Committee
Pushing for the international development of the association and building and making stronger of relationship with international organizations. International organizations include: JCA (Japan chain stores association), JFA (Japan franchise association), HKMA(Hong Kong retail management association), HKFA(Hong Kong franchise association), PRA (Philippine retail association), TRA (Thailand retail association), SRA (Singapore retail association), SIFA(Singapore franchise association), MRCA (Malaysia chain store association), CCFA(China Chain Store and Franchise Association)。