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July 18, 2019
Macca’s is warming up winter with the launch of the Quarter Pounder Chilli, available exclusively via Uber Eats. Made with 100% Aussie beef on a toasted sesame seed bun, and complete with cheese, pickles, onions and now...
July 17, 2019
Uber Eats has committed to changing its contracts with restaurants following an investigation by the ACCC. From at least 2016, Uber Eats’ contract terms made restaurants responsible for the delivery of meal orders, in...
July 17, 2019
Retail Food Group (RFG) is proud to announce several finalists in the National Retail Awards. Lara and Scott Russell (Brumby’s Bulimba), Michelle Rechichi (Crust Mt Lawley) and Greg Stevens (Michel’s Toronto), are all...
July 17, 2019
Hotelier David Mansfield has been appointed Chief Operations Officer at Quest Apartment Hotels. David Mansfield will work closely with Quest General Manager – Franchise Operations, David Ridgeway to manage critical...
July 16, 2019
Mad Mex, Australia’s popular Mexican restaurant chain, has launched its special-edition, Poco Diablo (Little Devil) “a little bit spicy” winter fillings with a chicken option for carnivores and a new vegan option that...
July 16, 2019
Fastway Couriers is rebranding to Aramex across Australia and New Zealand.   Aramex purchased Fastway Couriers in Australia and New Zealand in January 2016 for $117 million. Aramex has a presence in 72 countries...
July 16, 2019
Domino’s latest product quality innovation, DOM Pizza Checker, has now used artificial intelligence and machine learning to successfully scan more than 13 million pizzas; boosting product quality scores by more than 15...
July 16, 2019
The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) has confirmed it is looking into whether the franchisor Retail Food Group (RFG) has failed to be transparent with investors. The publicly-traded company has...
July 16, 2019
The Red Rooster, Oporto and Chicken Treat franchises have been bought by Asian private equity group PAG Asia Capital. PAG Asia Capital is reported to have paid up to $500 million for chicken franchisor Craveable Brands...
July 12, 2019
  Schnitz has appointed Brenton Howie as its new chief executive officer. As the newly appointed CEO, Howie’s key focus will be to implement Schnitz’s company strategy, with a specific focus on improving profitable...
July 12, 2019
  McDonald’s wants the Andrews government to increase its compensation to the fast good giant for the Swanston Street store that was demolished to make way for the city’s new Metro Tunnel. Mcdonald's – whose Australian...
July 10, 2019
  Momentum continues for credit card disruptor Zip as it announces a string of new partners across Australian fashion, automotive and food retailers.  The list of new retailers, which will join the existing 14,000+...

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