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Poké Me Redefines the Health Restaurant Category
April 20, 2018
Poké Me is a young, innovative restaurant brand changing how we eat – one bowl at a time. The Poké Me brand is renowned around Melbourne and Adelaide for redefining the traditional Hawaiian Poké bowl, fusing it together...
Poolwerx April Pools Day Safety Campaign Hits the Mark
April 20, 2018
Pool owners have embraced Poolwerx’s April Pools Day campaign, signing up for  free online CPR course that could help them save a life. John O’Brien, CEO and Founder of Poolwerx is continuing to encourage pool owners to...
QLD/NT Excellence in Franchising Awards Showcase Franchising’s High Achievers
April 20, 2018
The Franchise Council of Australia (FCA) recognised franchising's best in Queensland and the Northern Territory at the FCA 2018 QLD/NT Excellence in Franchising Awards presentations in Brisbane on Thursday night....
ACCC welcomes new Deputy Chair and Commissioner Reappointments
April 20, 2018
ACCC Chairman Rod Sims welcomes yesterday’s announcement by the Treasurer Scott Morrison that current ACCC Commissioner Mick Keogh has been appointed Deputy Chair from the end of May for a period of five years. Mr Keogh...
Australia’s Leading 24/7 Gym to Launch in Asia
April 19, 2018
One of Australia’s most successful gym chains, Jetts, has well and truly launched in Asia with the opening of four new clubs in Bangkok, creating an unrivalled chain of fitness clubs throughout Thailand. Jetts...
Boost Juice is back with its Juiciest Mobile Gaming App yet!
April 18, 2018
Boost Juice has today announced the launch of ‘Find the Fruit’, its second gamification app and sequel to the widely successful and record breaking ‘Free the Fruit’. Following the success of ‘Free the Fruit’, which saw...
7-Eleven Australia Celebrates its Supplier Partners
April 17, 2018
7-Eleven Australia has celebrated the contribution of its suppliers to the company’s growth and transformation at an awards ceremony held in Melbourne on Tuesday. Nidal Saber, Operations Manager Azura Fresh, receives...
Milestones Celebrated at Snap-On Franchise Gala
April 17, 2018
The annual Snap-on Franchise Gala Award evening, an event that celebrates franchise success, has taken on increased significance this year, with Snap-on Tools Australia and New Zealand celebrating its 30th year of...
ACCC Reveals 2017 Small Business Snapshot
April 3, 2018
The ACCC have recently published the Small Business Snapshot 2017. This one-page snapshot provides key statistics on the ACCC’s activities and outcomes relating to the booming small business industry in 2017.    
One Million Australians Download 7-Eleven Fuel App
March 29, 2018
More than one million Australians have downloaded 7-Eleven’s world first fuel app since its launch in 2016, collectively saving more than $4.5 million on fuel purchases. According to 7-Eleven Digital Manager, Paul...
Employers Brace for Parent Absences During National Childcare Strike
March 26, 2018
Employers are being warned to prepare for employee absences and business disruptions during tomorrow’s national childcare strike that will be the biggest educator walk off Australia has ever seen. Senior Employment...
7-Eleven Welcomes Parliamentary Inquiry into Franchising
March 23, 2018
7-Eleven welcomes the reference to the Parliamentary inquiry into the Franchising Code of Conduct and Oil Code of Conduct initiated by Senator John Williams and passed by the Senate on Thursday. “We look forward to...