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Wednesday, 28 January 2015

Former franchisees say Wendys took out a caveat on their home

A former Wendys franchisee claims the hot dog and ice cream chain took out a caveat on their house and eventually cost them their superannuation and life savings, after it convinced them to take on two failing stores. by Andrew Sadauskas
 

Wednesday, 21 January 2015

Step into Life franchisee horror stories: “It felt like the Death Star taking aim at an Ewok”

Former franchisees of outdoor fitness chain Step into Life have come forward claiming the experience of leaving the franchise feels like being “stalked by a jealous ex”. by Andrew Sadauskas
 

Thursday, 15 January 2015

“The worst decision of our lives”: Cold Rock comes under fire from disgruntled franchisees

A Queensland couple who walked away from their failing Cold Rock franchise with hundreds of thousands of dollars of debt are the latest franchisees to voice their concerns about franchising. by Kirsten Robb
 

Wednesday, 14 January 2015

Cold burns: Another franchisee comes forward claiming mistreatment by Wendys

Another former franchisee of ice cream and hot dog chain Wendys has come forward, claiming mistreatment at the hands of the fast food chain. by Andrew Sadauskas
 

Step into Life: Outdoor personal training franchise under attack from disgruntled franchisees

A group of disgruntled franchisees have used a blog to launch a stinging attack against outdoor personal training franchise Step into Life. by Andrew Sadauskas
 

Thursday, 8 January 2015

Eagle Boys founder Tom Potter: I offered to buy Pie Face too

One of Australia’s most well-known franchisors says he also offered to buy pie franchise Pie Face while it was in administration but administrators Jirsch Sutherland failed to follow up on his bid. by Eloise Keating
 

A Wendys franchisee’s nightmare: From fast food state representative to resignation, divorce and death

A Wendys franchisee has shared the heartbreaking tale of how the dream of owning a fast food business led to losing his job, and later divorce and suicide. by Andrew Sadauskas
 

Wednesday, 10 December 2014

Is Wendys melting? Up to 116 stores collapsed or taken over by management in just eight years

A former insider at ice cream and hot dog chain Wendys says a total of 116 franchisees nationwide have either collapsed or been taken over by management over the past eight years. by Andrew Sadauskas
 

Tuesday, 9 December 2014

Understanding the key changes under the new Franchising Code

Here are some of the major changes to the Franchise Code that you need to know about. by Jason Gehrke
 
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