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Wednesday, 17 September 2014

Wendys says it’s committed to its franchisees as Victorian stores advertised for as little as $59,000

A number of Wendys Victorian franchisees have been listed for sale on online marketplaces over recent weeks, just days after Singapore-based Global Yellow Pages subsidiary Global Food Retail Group agreed to purchase the franchise network. by Andrew Sadauskas

Wednesday, 10 September 2014

Franchising’s moral hazard

Moral hazard is a term used by economists to describe the greater likelihood that someone will take risks if they are subsequently not liable for those risks. by Jason Gehrke

The good, the bad and the ugly on choosing franchisees

If you are starting a new franchise chain, how can you ensure you choose the best people to represent your franchise? by Howard Bellin

Wednesday, 27 August 2014

Five lead indicators of franchisee underperformance

Underperforming franchisees in a network do harm to themselves and to the brand they represent, yet the lead indicators and causes of underperformance are poorly understood. by Jason Gehrke

Tuesday, 12 August 2014

Franchisees start to exert more power

A new trend is emerging in Australian franchising which gives franchisees a greater say in how their businesses operate. by Jason Gehrke

Tuesday, 29 July 2014

Unfair contracts legislation to be extended to include franchising

Public submissions into the proposed extension of unfair contracts legislation to small business, including franchises, close on August 1. by Jason Gehrke

Thursday, 24 July 2014

Knifepoint robbery, customer brawls and 145 parking fines: Adelaide gets its first Krispy Kreme store

The opening of Adelaide’s first Krispy Kreme store has resulted in frenzied scenes. by Cara Waters

Tuesday, 8 July 2014

Pizza Hut franchises cheesed off as Federal Court rejects injunction

A group of 80 Pizza Hut franchisees has failed in its bid to stop parent company Yum! Restaurants from introducing a new “sales strategy”. by Eloise Keating

Tuesday, 8 July 2014

Alternative finance options for franchising

Franchise leaders have identified the limitations of traditional bank lending to potential franchisees as restricting the growth of franchise networks. by Jason Gehrke
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