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Nick Hall

Nick Hall is a business journalist at Octomedia, working Inside Franchise Business.

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KFC: Chipping in

KFC may be famous for its Southern fried chicken, but behind the scenes, the iconic franchise is handing out support by the bucketload.

Cooking with culture: The rise of Asian cuisine in Australia

The nation’s fascination with Asian flavours has come a long way from Chinese takeaway.

For retailers, it pays to look west

While NSW and Victoria remain the jewels in the property market, out west, entrepreneurs are getting more bang for their buck.

Cease-fire; Taco Bell and Taco Bill reach settlement

Both global franchise giant Taco Bell and Aussie chain Taco Bill will be free to operate in Victoria after the two brands reached a settlement in Federal Court.

First of thousands – Guzman y Gomez US flagship unveiled

Guzman y Gomez expands global footprint.

Brixton and mortar

After 15 years of wholesale success, vintage-inspired lifestyle brand Brixton is moving into the physical retail space. But why now? And why in Sydney?

Brixton unveils global flagship store in Sydney

The California-based lifestyle has chosen Sydney to house its first-ever store.

Restaurant Brands snaps up 70 US KFC, Taco Bell stores

Restaurant Brands snaps up 70 US KFC, Taco Bell stores

ASX-listed franchisee expands footprint to US mainland.

7-Eleven class action hits snag

A class action against the convenience chain has been dealt a blow.

Grill’d “proud” of under-fire trainee program

Spokesperson denies allegations of “forced” traineeships, food safety issues.

RFG recapitalisation plan balloons to $190m

Franchisor adds 200 million additional shares to offer.

10c a share; $160m RFG capital raising plan revealed

After requesting a trading halt early on Friday, RFG released the details of the new institutional placement.

Build-a-Bear Workshop Australia salvaged from collapse

Business sees DOCA approved, ending administrative period.

US chain Cinnabon finds its Aussie home

Cinnabon to launch in Brisbane and Sydney within 2019.

Domino’s denies shady store-split practices

Franchisee lodges multi-million dollar claim against Pizza franchise.

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