6:43PM | Monday, 27 June 2011 | Franchisees are divided over a decision by Liberal MP Peter Abetz to push ahead with his WA franchise bill despite an investigative committee advising against it.
6:26PM | Friday, 24 June 2011 | Liberal MP Peter Abetz is to push ahead with his controversial WA franchise bill despite a parliamentary investigative committee advising against it.
6:56PM | Friday, 24 June 2011 | The most important thing to consider when assessing a franchise from overseas is whether the franchise is being operated from Australia or not.
6:03PM | Tuesday, 21 June 2011 | Competition in the fast food sector is set to be ratcheted up, with Japanese gourmet burger MOS Burger unveiling plans to open multiple Australian outlets.
6:21PM | Monday, 20 June 2011 | The tax office is urging businesses to properly manage their tax debt, following its application to wind up SA franchise Jim’s Plumbing after it failed to comply with a taxation-related demand.
6:46PM | Thursday, 16 June 2011 | Angus & Robertson administrator Ferrier Hodgson says it expects to close a deal on the chain’s 19 remaining company-owned stores within a fortnight, while negotiations continue in relation to the 48 franchisee-owned stores.
6:58PM | Tuesday, 14 June 2011 | Private equity group Archer Capital says it plans to double the number of Red Rooster stores in both NSW and Victoria, following its $450 million acquisition of Quick Service Restaurant Holdings.
6:52PM | Friday, 10 June 2011 | Frozen yoghurt business Wowcow recorded revenue in excess of $700,000 last financial year and just recently announced plans to become a nationwide franchise.
6:13PM | Wednesday, 8 June 2011 | Small businesses are warned to pay attention to their catalogue advertising after six Harvey Norman franchisees were fined for advertising items they could not supply.
5:02PM | Tuesday, 31 May 2011 | The Angus & Robertson and Borders bookstore chains are on the brink of total collapse, with administrator Ferrier Hodgson unable to find a buyer amid continued staff lay-offs.