9:56PM | Monday, 17 September 2012 | 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.
8:25PM | Wednesday, 1 August 2012 | Pets Paradise franchisees won’t be affected by the collapse of the pet store chain, it’s been confirmed, but the receivers say company-operated stores have been struggling for 18 months.
7:31PM | Wednesday, 25 July 2012 | UPDATE: Restaurant franchise Billy Baxter’s faces an uncertain future after it was revealed it has been placed into provisional liquidation, as it struggles to pay a $1.2 million damages claim.
7:00AM | Monday, 23 July 2012 | 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.
7:53AM | Wednesday, 11 July 2012 | 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.
5:09PM | Monday, 28 May 2012 | 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.