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franchising Archives

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.

Franchisors could face penalties in new wage-theft laws

Franchisors liable for heavy fines and imprisonment under draft legislation.

Franchising report reveals “deeply rooted cultural problems”

Several changes recommended to shift balance of power.

Domino’s denies shady store-split practices

Franchisee lodges multi-million dollar claim against Pizza franchise.

ACCC calls for stronger penalties in franchising sector

More robust Code of Conduct needed to protect franchisees, says watchdog.

How to improve the appeal of franchising for women

Marketing campaigns explaining relevant franchise opportunities may increase participation by women.

RFG franchisee lawsuit dropped

The lawsuit against RFG has been dropped by Bannister Law, the firm representing dissatisfied franchisees

The problem with franchising

Franchise failures and scandals seem to make the news with disturbing frequency, but the headlines fail to address the r...

Franchising code “deficient and ineffective”

Union boss lets loose on status quo ahead of inquiry hearing.

ACCC calls for tougher penalties for franchising code breaches

Competition watchdog says current code undermines its ability to enforce it.

Franchising model’s uncertain future

Raft of inquiries and negativity surrounding the sector fuels uncertainty over its viability.

7-Eleven welcomes franchising inquiry

Convenience chain advocates for changes to franchising code.

RFG requests trading halt

Retail Food Group has requested a trading halt ahead of the release of its first half year results.

7-Eleven opens 500th fuel store

Convenience store chain expands network size to over 670 stores.

7-Eleven pays out $150 million to staff

Convenience chain continues to pay back staff after revelations of under-payments and poor record-keeping.

Franchising and the new shopping centre

Retail landlords face a raft of challenges, with some tough decisions needed to be made in order for shopping centres to...

Retail Food Group to target China

Food and beverage retailer to focus on greater China for its next phase of growth.

Competing fast food chains join forces

Franchises combine in business merger.

Both franchisees and franchisors benefit from company-owned stores

Franchisees have skin in the game and are motivated by the bottom line of their stores.

Krispy Kreme’s kicking goals online

Krispy Kreme’s is winning online thanks to investment in digital solutions.

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