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November 6, 2013
Anytime Fitness Australia, Australia’s number one health and fitness club, has reached a significant milestone with their 300th club opening on the weekend. The club belongs to franchisee couple Steven and Carmen Cook...
November 6, 2013
More than 100 Fastway Courier Franchisees and support staff across Australia and New Zealand will be grooming, trimming and waxing for a cause for Movember 2013. Richard Thame, CEO of Fastway Couriers, says Fastway...
November 6, 2013
After months of planning and negotiation, agreement has been reached on a significant merger in the Specialist Automotive sector. The merger facilitates a number of synergies; incorporating automotive parts...
November 6, 2013
Gold Coast award winning air conditioner cleaning and service business, Hydrokleen, has signed up three new franchises increasing their network to 21 nationally. Franchisees in Tasmania, Perth and Glen Innes have all...
November 4, 2013
Leading North American franchise system, Extreme Pita, is bringing its highly successful ‘fast and healthy’ food concept down under, with its first Australian outlets opening in Sydney over the coming months. Since...
October 24, 2013
Optometrist franchise Specsavers took home two major prizes on the evening – Established Franchisor of the Year and Excellence in Marketing.  Global Retail Director and GM for Australia and New Zealand, Derek Dyson,...
October 21, 2013
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is set to use its audit power to check whether franchisors in the take-away food and fitness industries are complying with the Franchising Code of Conduct. The...
October 11, 2013
Fitness Australia’s Health and Fitness Industry Quality Awards promote and celebrate industry excellence and the work the fitness industry does in helping Australians get and stay fit and health.  This year, 68...
October 11, 2013
The makeover involved a full restoration of the reception and lobby area, as well as external painting of the serviced apartment complex.  Quest Geelong Franchisees Paul & Shirley Dodds, who have been owner...
October 11, 2013
The initiative will see the hotel franchise group send its entire corporate team to spend a day in a hotel operator’s shoes. Timed to coincide with the Customer Service Institute of Australia’s National Customer Service...
October 10, 2013
In its second annual Store Operations Superstar Awards, Retail TouchPoints  recognised Bedshed’s touchscreen solution, which contains a motion detection device designed to directly respond to customers. Bedshed Chief...
October 8, 2013
10 THOUSAND FEET’s latest Topfranchise Awards have seen a number of heritage brands climb the ranks as they innovate and reinvent their businesses from the inside out, including 100 year old bakery and café Ferguson...

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