Franchisees and franchisors have been urged to do as much as “humanly possible” to scope each other out before entering into an agreement, as a court battle kicks off involving 10 former Bank of Queensland franchisees.
Having read about the problems faced by Billy Baxter’s franchisees, how can I be certain that I won’t suffer losses if I buy a franchise? And is the only recourse to drag the franchisor to court, as in this case?
The appointment of receivers to Pets Paradise this week did not include stores operated by franchisees, but franchising experts warn there are still difficult times ahead for franchisees.
Restaurant franchise Billy Baxter’s faces an uncertain future after it was placed into provisional liquidation, as it struggles to pay a $1.2 million damages claim.
A former franchisee has spoken out about his legal battle with South Australian restaurant franchise Billy Baxter’s, which is facing a winding-up application over a $1.2 million damages claim.
The competition watchdog is urging prospective franchisees to check and substantiate claims made about potential income, following complaints in the cleaning and home services industry.
Canadian coffee chain Esquires Coffee House is expanding into Australia following an entry to the New Zealand market, spearheaded by a high-tech store concept.
Business leaders have urged Prime Minister Julia Gillard to stick to her decision to allow 1,700 foreign workers to be employed by Gina Rinehart after Gillard stated that no Australian jobs will be replaced by overseas staff.
A franchisee couple has been awarded $1.22 million in damages after a successful appeal against franchisor Billy Baxter’s, prompting an expert to highlight the importance of site selection.