Graeme McCormack


Where should I try to open a fast food franchise?

6:27AM | Thursday, 2 June 2011 |  When it comes to the two main types of franchisee locations – high street versus shopping centre – it’s vital to weigh up the pros and cons.

Should I team up with other franchisees to lobby our franchisor?

11:51PM | Tuesday, 22 November 2011 |  If there is a need for franchisees to form an independent body, then I would suggest there has been a significant breakdown in communications.

How closely should I be overseeing my franchisees?

8:10PM | Wednesday, 10 August 2011 |  To paraphrase the philosophy of McDonald's legend Ray Kroc, if you make them (franchisees) successful, then it will go to follow that we (franchisor) will be successful too.

Should I choose to buy an Australian or overseas-owned franchise?

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.

I wonder if I’d feel too constricted being a franchisee?

4:08PM | Tuesday, 12 April 2011 |  Being a franchisee involves being comfortable in conforming to set business policies and procedures initiated by others.

Are franchisees well protected from rogue franchisors in Australia?

3:34PM | Thursday, 24 March 2011 |  It pays to do your own due diligence when delving into the world of franchising.