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Rigid franchise approach criticised

Landlords and a high profile international franchisor have copped criticism over the demise of a local fashion operator. Franchise and leasing consultant, Richard McDonnell, who has worked with Denim Enterprises for more than a decade, has accused franchisor, G-Star Australia, of being too rigid in its approach and unwilling to adapt to Australian retail marketplace conditions. Denim Enterprises appointed Gess Michael Rambaldi and Andrew Reginald Yeo of Pitcher Partners as voluntary administra