The Cheesecake Shop


The Cheesecake Shop does away with master franchisors

11:59PM | Tuesday, 20 November 2012 |  The Cheesecake Shop has finalised the restructure of its franchise group following the expiry of its master franchise agreement in New Zealand, which means all franchisees now deal directly with the franchisor.

The Cheesecake Shop flags shift from shopping centres to reduce rents

5:50PM | Tuesday, 29 May 2012 |  The Cheesecake Shop says its avoidance of major shopping centres is enabling it to improve rental agreements for franchisees, who typically operate in regional areas or on suburban strips.

Cheesecake Shop franchisee takes down

2:00AM | Wednesday, 15 February 2012 |  Rebel Cheesecake Shop franchisee Brad Skuse has taken down following claims that he had breached a prior agreement by launching the site, which is fiercely critical of the company.

Rogue franchisee reignites battle with The Cheesecake Shop

2:52PM | Tuesday, 14 February 2012 |  Renegade Cheesecake Shop franchisee Brad Skuse has set up a site critical of the company, called, six months after being forced to take down

The Cheesecake Shop strikes deal with rogue franchisee

8:00AM | Thursday, 11 August 2011 |  The Cheesecake Shop has reached a settlement with disgruntled franchisee Brad Skuse following mediation, but an industry expert says the situation should serve as a warning for other small businesses.

Franchisee clashes with The Cheesecake Shop over website

7:33PM | Friday, 29 July 2011 |  An Australian franchisee has set up a scathing website called, which accuses food retailer The Cheesecake Shop of badly treating franchisees.