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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.

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.

Ex-Huxtaburger chief Matt Fickling to lead Motto Motto expansion

Brisbane-based ramen bar is looking to shake up the QSR space.

Retail Food says equity raising an option

Franchisor considers alternate means of debt reduction.

Zarraffa’s founder building $100m ‘dining destination’ in Queensland

The franchise founder wants to bring Melbourne’s market culture to the Sunshine State.

Franchisors could face penalties in new wage-theft laws

Franchisors liable for heavy fines and imprisonment under draft legislation.