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Sarah Stowe

Sarah is the editor of Inside Franchise Business. Sarah helps people fulfil their business dreams through great story telling. As an experienced editor and media specialist she produce news, interviews and features across business and consumer channels.

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Roll’d opens 100th store and first concession at Coles

The concession store marks the start of a new partnership with Coles and offers freshly prepared, healthy Vietnamese mea...

Bruce Billson appointed Australian Small Business Ombudsman

Billson, who left the FCA after a two and a half year stint, will start a five-year term in the ombudsman role on 11 Mar...

Andersens to add five stores in six months

Flooring retailer Andersens has a string of new stores to open in the first half of 2021.

7-Eleven’s store growth boosts New South Wales footprint

7-Eleven has opened five new stores in New South Wales/Australian Capital Territory over the last 12 months, contin...

Lenard Poulter unveils a new store concept

As Lenard Poulter unveils a new store concept he’s all fired up about the future. The founder of Lenard’s Chicken h...

Hollywood star Mark Wahlberg to bring burger chain to Australia

Wahlberg and his brothers chef Paul and actor Donnie will unveil the initial Wahlburgers venue in Circular Quay, Sydney.

The Boiling Crab signs first franchisees for Australia

The new partnership will see Little Dragon Group own and operate The Boiling Crab business under a franchise agreement.

US barbecue brand heads for Australia

US barbecue franchise Dickey’s Barbecue Pit has revealed plans to open 50 restaurants in Australia.

Hairhouse co-founder Joseph Lattouf dies at 53

Joseph Lattouf, a co-founder of Hairhouse Warehouse, passed away on the 17 of June, 2020, after a one-year battle with c...

Introducing the new franchise kids on the block

From bubble tea to sandwiches, here are some of the latest franchise businesses to have just launched in Australia.

Luck and courage lead Andersens through pandemic

Luck and courage helped steer floorcovering retailer Andersens through the coronavirus crisis.

Hero Sushi record fine revealed as operators and payroll cop penalties

Hero Sushi franchisees and head office payroll copped record penalties of $891,000 for underpaying workers.

McDonald’s accused of sexual harassment on global scale

Fast food giant faces international sexual harassment lawsuit.

Craveable Brands CEO: leadership, pivoting and battling a pandemic

Craveable Brands' Karen Bozic talks about her role in the multi-brand business.

Bob Jane gives ACCC undertaking

Bob Jane's parent company has been pulled up for failing to comply with franchising regulation.

Oporto appoints new CEO from Caltex stable

Former Caltex exec Helen Moore joins the Oporto team.

Motto Motto launches Japanese meal kit brand

Brisbane’s Motto Motto launches Australia’s first Japanese meal kit and ready-made meal brand.

Red Rooster backs volunteer meal program

Red Rooster joins forces with volunteer meal program to supply medical staff with free meals.

7-Eleven launches home delivery service

Delivery service launched in Melbourne, with plans to expand in the coming months.

90 Donut King, Gloria Jean’s, Michel’s Patisserie stores close

The spread of the coronavirus continues to wreak havoc in cafes and retail.