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Tuesday, 16 June 2015

Can you afford to franchise your business?

Most businesses that franchise don’t have enough capital at the outset. by Jason Gehrke

Tuesday, 2 June 2015

Why franchisees struggle with change

A common gripe among franchisors is the difficulty in getting franchisees to embrace change. by Jason Gehrke

Tuesday, 5 May 2015

No exemption for franchising under new unfair contracts legislation

Despite the introduction of a new Franchising Code of Conduct on January 1 this year, the Australian franchise sector is set to be further impacted by additional regulation with the introduction of unfair contracts legislation to apply to small businesses. by Jason Gehrke

Tuesday, 14 April 2015

Choice of fee is critical to franchising success

Central to the viability of any franchisor’s business model is the method by which it generates its income. by Jason Gehrke

Thursday, 2 April 2015

Minimee cofounder: Why community and culture is our reason to franchise

Sydney-based baby and childrenswear retailer Minimee is launching its first franchised stores with the help of the same consultants behind the franchising of Boost Juice. by Kirsten Robb

Tuesday, 17 March 2015

Ace Cleaning comes under fire after launching competition to give away 10 franchises

Would you enter a competition to win a franchise? by Eloise Keating

Tuesday, 10 March 2015

Do franchisors run different businesses than their franchisees?

The roles of the franchisor and franchisee can often involve very different functions and skill sets. by Jason Gehrke

Thursday, 26 February 2015

How extended opening hours will affect retail property landlords and tenants: Bakers Delight's Gerry Gerrard

The first comprehensive review of Australia’s competition laws and policies in more than 20 years is underway and has encouraged the retail sector to consider extended opening hours. by Gerry Gerrard

Tuesday, 24 February 2015

No "tsunami of complaints" about franchising … yet: ACCC small business report

More than 7000 individuals contacted the ACCC with complaints and enquiries about small businesses and franchising in the second half of last year, according to the competition watchdog’s latest small business report. by Eloise Keating
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