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Federal government sets a chain reaction

Franchisors are now being pushed by the federal government.

Man to Man sold

Menswear chain finds buyer less than two months after being placed in administration.

Savoury twist for sweets chain

San Churro pilots new store concept in bid to reinvigorate brand’s image in home market.

First Oz store for Asian coffee chain

Asian coffee chain to open Australian store in the first half of 2015.

An Aussie abroad

Homegrown burger chain with more than 90 restaurants heads offshore.

Coles defends ACCC claims

Coles gears up for a fight, Aussie chain heads abroad, and an auto retailer undergoes a tune up, all in this week’s Insi...

Salon chain caught cutting pay

Melbourne-based salon chain fined more than $70,000 for underpaying apprentice.

Noni B takeover bid

Private investment group makes offer for troubled fashion chain.

Petbarn owner flags expansion plans

Owner of Petbarn and City Farmers chains aims to raise marketshare in fast growing sector.

New ownership heralds change

Bright future ahead for Australian sunglasses chain.

New brand for RAG

Retail Apparel Group adds another brand to its menswear stable.

Pie maker Beefs up

Queensland-based bakery and pie chain opens second drive through store.

New Michael Hill venture goes live

Michael Hill sister brand makes e-commerce debut.

Zarraffa’s expansion gears up

Coffee chain continues to expand footprint across north Queensland.

Primark heads to US

British clothing chain to open first US store next year.

Michael Hill settles tax dispute

Jewellery chain reaches $6 million settlement with ATO.

Mrs Fields rolls out new look

Mrs Fields franchise to expand bakery cafe model in 2014.

Di Bella to relaunch in India

Australian coffee chain to reopen stores in India.

Coffee Shop of the Year named

RFG owned coffee chain awarded top spot for third consecutive year.

Burger King profit climbs

International growth fuels burger chain's quarterly profit.