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A LEADERSHIP JOURNEY IN BUSINESS AND LIFE

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CARNAGE IN RETAIL BUT THERE’S LIGHT AT THE END OF THE TUNNEL

The new normal for retail Retail businesses across Australia and New Zealand are facing a ‘new normal’ following COVID-19 shutdowns, and the economic impacts of this. Despite the carnage this has caused the retail environment in 2020, there is light at the end of the tunnel. In CBD markets like Perth, major retailers are saying… Continue reading CARNAGE IN RETAIL BUT THERE’S LIGHT AT THE END OF THE TUNNEL

The Realities of Mobile vs Fixed Site Franchising

The Realities of Mobile vs Fixed Site Franchising Working capital, lifestyle and royalties differ between mobile and fixed-location franchises. On the face of it, the single and most obvious difference between a mobile franchise versus a fixed-location franchise is the initial investment cost, but there is far more to it than meets the eye. Typically… Continue reading The Realities of Mobile vs Fixed Site Franchising

ON THE ROAD AGAIN: Mobile v Fixed Site Franchises

ON THE ROAD AGAIN: Mobile v Fixed Site Franchises Can you imagine Willie Nelson happily running his mobile franchise? Wind in his hair, guitar in hand… Mobile franchises can be a good option to the free spirited person who does not want to be tied down to a shopping centre environment, working nine to five.… Continue reading ON THE ROAD AGAIN: Mobile v Fixed Site Franchises

Why the Vulnerable Workers Bill will add even more red tape to the franchise industry

Why the Vulnerable Workers Bill will add even more red tape to the franchise industry The retail industry in Australia accounts for a whopping 4.1 per cent GDP, and more than 10.7 per cent of Australia’s workforce, making it one of the most significant contributors to the Australian economy. It’s one of the highest employers… Continue reading Why the Vulnerable Workers Bill will add even more red tape to the franchise industry

Why Clever beats Innovation

BUILDING A REPLICABLE RETAIL STRATEGY What do many of our most successful global retail networks have in common? Is it that they commenced with a brilliant piece of innovation? A completely unique epiphany? A moment of sheer genius that no other human being had thought of prior or was it simply more about cleverness, underpinning… Continue reading Why Clever beats Innovation

Health, Beauty & Fitness: Feel Good Franchising

Health, fitness and beauty franchises are attractive businesses that are guaranteed to make you feel good! Whether you simply want to join these booming industries for the financial returns or you enjoy a healthy lifestyle and keeping fit, then look no further than franchising to provide you with a multitude of exciting business opportunities. Franchising… Continue reading Health, Beauty & Fitness: Feel Good Franchising

Consumers hungry for more!

Did you know that Australians spend billions of dollars on food and beverages every year? Or that Australians drink over one billion cups of coffee in cafés, restaurants and take away outlets? Then what are you waiting for? Join the world of food franchising! The early days Until the early 1970’s, franchising was virtually an… Continue reading Consumers hungry for more!

Q & A with Arthur Mitroulas, Hairhouse Warehouse

This article appears in the Jan/Feb 2016 issue of Business Franchise Australia & New Zealand   Business Franchise Australia & New Zealand magazine recently interviewed Hairhouse Warehouse CEO Arthur Mitroulas to find out more about his role within this leading hair and beauty retailer and salon group. Please can you tell us how you became… Continue reading Q & A with Arthur Mitroulas, Hairhouse Warehouse

The Feel Good Factor in Franchising

Health, fitness and beauty franchises are attractive businesses that are guaranteed to make you feel good! Whether you simply want to join these booming industries for the financial returns or you enjoy a healthy lifestyle and keeping fit, then look no further than franchising to provide you with a multitude of exciting business opportunities. Franchising… Continue reading The Feel Good Factor in Franchising