After coming back from resarching business concepts abroad these guys went mad on food! They realised there was a gap in the health food space in NZ and launched franchises Habitual Fix and Mad Mex - it's the star studded team from Mad Group in at number 8 with a delicious growth figures of 722.97%.
Lunchtime, central Auckland. Three police cars pull up in quick succession and are parked haphazardly alongside the pavement on Beaumont St. The officers dash into the Habitual Fix store and emerge minutes later, confident they’ve got what they were after.
The Advertising Standards Authority has – once again – ruled that lunchbar Habitual Fix’s flashing banana character is acceptable.The company erected a billboard in Victoria Street promoting office lunches, showing an animated strawberry and a pear being chased by a partially peeled, “flashing” banana.
Entrepreneurs are definitely made, rather than born, reckons James Tucker. He comes from a family of five children, where from an early age if he wanted something of value like a bike, he had to find a job and earn the money himself. At the age of 12 he had two paper runs, and, at 14, he was a dishwasher at a Chinese restaurant. It was a great lesson in life, he said. "I feel privileged to have been born into that."
In this week's look at a Growing Business, AMP Business talks to Habitual Fix which is working to create fresh…