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Gym industry unfazed by Fitness First sale

10:33PM | Friday, 7 October 2011 |  International gym franchise Fitness First is reportedly planning to sell its Australian and Asian operations, but an industry player says the sale will have a minimal impact on smaller operators.

Fitness First’s shrinking figures a warning for franchisees

8:44PM | Monday, 29 August 2011 |  Fitness franchises are starting to feel the effects of slow consumer spending, new reports claim, suggesting prospective franchisees should do their research before investing in the sector.

Branson’s Virgin Active flags Aussie expansion

7:09PM | Monday, 18 July 2011 |  Richard Branson’s Virgin Group will dramatically expand its chain of Virgin Active health clubs in Australia, in a $40 million move that will see the brand grow beyond its Sydney and Melbourne foothold.

Smartline wins franchisee award for third year in a row

5:00AM | Monday, 9 May 2011 |  The 2011 Topfranchise Awards have revealed Smartline Personal Mortgage Advisors as Australia’s top franchise system, as support mechanisms emerge as a key priority for franchisees.