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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.

Bob Jane gives ACCC undertaking

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

7-Eleven launches home delivery service

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

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.

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.

Harvey Norman hit with second strike, but avoids board spill

Outspoken chairman Gerry Harvey insults shareholder running for board.

RFG recapitalisation plan balloons to $190m

Franchisor adds 200 million additional shares to offer.