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January 9, 2020
Accor, Australia's largest hotel operator, announced that the former Quest Schaller Hotel Bendigo would rebrand to Mercure Bendigo Schaller, and join Accor’s rapidly growing network of mid-scale regional Victorian...
January 9, 2020
FRANdata congratulates Muffin Break and Jamaica Blue on being recognised as high performing brands through the Australian Franchise Rating Scale™. Significant factors that helped them achieve this strong (four-star)...
January 9, 2020
Born-and-bred Warrnambool man, Jarrod Gwynne received the chairman’s award for outstanding service from Quest Founder and Executive Chairman, Paul Constantinou AM.   Jarrod Gwynne was hand-picked from a network of 170...
December 17, 2019
Nick Mitrossilis was just 24 when he opened The Yiros Shop five years ago in Brisbane’s Jame Street. With little business experience but a desire to bring authentic, fresh Greek food to Brisbane, Nick said he’s proud of...
December 12, 2019
Mark Bhardwaj, Head of Partnership Growth in Australia for IWG, explores the aspects of franchising that make it a popular choice among entrepreneurs at a time of high global uncertainty.   We are more unsure of what...
December 11, 2019
Popular gelato brand, Gelatissimo, is expanding its Illawarra offering this December, opening a new store in Stocklands Shellharbour this Sunday 15 December. The new store is the second for owners Michelle and Terry...
December 10, 2019
With Christmas undoubtedly the busiest time of the year, and an increasing number of consumers doing their shopping online, it’s easy to overlook some details when it comes to gift-buying. From misspelling delivery...
December 10, 2019
Muffin Break is now serving MILKLAB milk with their coffees and milkshakes all around the country. Growing exponentially in popularity in mainstream Australia, MILKLAB has produced their milk range to complement award-...
December 3, 2019
Improvements to customer loyalty schemes and broader legislative reforms are required to protect consumers using loyalty schemes, according to the ACCC’s final report into customer loyalty schemes released today. The...
December 3, 2019
Snap Fitness member Mark Lampard owes his life to his friend and training partner Craig Harper – and the readily available AED machine at his local Snap Fitness club. The friends were training together when Mark...
December 3, 2019
The ATO is urging small employers who’ve not yet made the switch to Single Touch Payroll (STP) to get in touch if they need help to transition. Small employers with 19 employees or fewer are now required to start...
December 3, 2019
More than 43 per cent of Australians don’t know their neighbours; 59 per cent haven’t spoken to them in the past week; and 71 per cent wouldn’t invite them over for dinner, according to a new survey. Domino’s recently...

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