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Franchise of the Day - Bodiez 24/7 Fitness Club

March 12, 2014
Company Website: With a number of 24/7 gym franchises already available in Australia, how does the ‘new kid on the block’ stand out and make everyone take notice? By offering a unique point of difference with their ‘Wellness Key System’! As well as 24/7 access and no lock in contracts, Bodiez 24/7 Fitness Club gives their clients the patented ‘Wellness...

Franchise of the Day - Ocean Master

March 11, 2014
Company Website: MASTERS OF THE SEA ‘food’ With a history spanning 30 years, Oceanmaster, which is famous for fresh cooked fish and chips, has been a successful and highly rewarding franchising system. Following the recent re-launch, which has revamped the entire look and feel of the business, Oceanmaster are set to cause a storm. General Manager, Gerry...

Franchise of the Day - Frog Rent

March 7, 2014
Company Website: A LIFELINE TO A BRIGHTER FUTURE AND A CROAKING GOOD FRANCHISE Launched in Queensland in 2013, Frog Rent are THE Property management specialists and looking to expand across the whole of Australia. Recognising that poor communication, inconsistency, substandard service and poor attention to detail were ongoing problems within the...

Franchise of the Day - Zarraffa's Coffee

March 6, 2014
Company Website: ZARRAFFA’S DRIVING CROSS-COUNTRY As a proudly owned Australian brand, 2013 saw Zarraffa’s Coffee expand their horizon and move out West. With the five company owned stores now up and running in WA, alongside the 64 QLD and NSW sites, 2014 is going to be an exciting year for this iconic award-winning coffee brand. With the launch of their...

Franchise of the Day - Listen to Read

March 5, 2014
Company Website: WHAT A REWARDING WAY TO EARN A LIVING! MAKE A REAL DIFFERENCE IN THE LIFE OF A CHILD OR ADULT WITH READING DIFFICULTIES Maria Meagher, owner of the Listen To Read franchise in the Southern Highlands of New South Wales which services the areas of The Southern Highlands, Campbelltown and Goulbourn, loves her work with Listen To Read and...

Franchise of the Day - Crema Espresso

March 4, 2014
Company Website: SYDNEYSIDERS ENJOY THEIR HOLIDAY FAVOURITE Crema Espresso has always been about the coffee, since the opening of their first store in 2005 in Gold Coast holiday hotspot Main Beach, Queensland to the latest opening at Westfield Parramatta, Sydney. With a focus on providing premium coffee and light meals, Crema Espresso Managing Director,...

Franchise of the Day - Ella Bache

March 3, 2014
Company Website:   The Ella Baché story started in 1936 with revolutionary cosmetic chemist, Madame Baché, a modern woman who knew that improving the condition of a woman’s skin could not only improve her overall appearance, it could also unleash her inner radiance. Madame Baché recognised that the standard way of diagnosing skin types by dry, oily or...

Buying a Business? Here Are Some Tips To Consider

February 28, 2014
Chairman of the Franchise Council Australia, Michael Paul understands the reason why people go into business for themselves. He explains that people embark upon a Franchise business because of the opportunity to be your own boss, the challenge of building something, and work/life balance.  Here are some of Michael Paul's tips that will have you well and truly prepared for the new and exciting...