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Gelatissimo Opens New Store in Bundaberg
November 6, 2017
On Monday 13th November, Gelatissimo will open the doors to its brand-new store in Bundaberg, marking the 13th store in QLD and 43rd store in Australia. To honour the occasion, Gelatissimo have partnered with Bundaberg...
Wash your hair - Change a life
November 6, 2017
Australia’s leading retailer of professional haircare, Price Attack, has teamed up with their exclusive shampoo brand, AG Hair, to help humanity Throughout October and November, $10 from each AG Hair Tech Two Shampoo...
7-Eleven and Simply Cups team up to save 70 million cups from landfill
November 6, 2017
                         Angus McKay and Rob Pascoe 7-Eleven and Simply Cups have announced a new takeaway cup recycling initiative to save 70 million takeaway cups from going to landfill. The partnership will see...
Jim’s Building Inspections celebrates its 100th Franchisee!
November 6, 2017
Jim’s Building Inspections is pleased to announce that September 2017 saw its 100th Franchisee sign on to Jim’s Building Inspections, officially launching the division as one of the biggest building inspection companies...
Double Honours for Zarraffa’s Top Franchisee
November 2, 2017
Zarraffa’s Coffee Beenleigh has been awarded top company honours, crowned both Franchisee of the Year and Store of the Year, last night at the 2017 National Franchise Conference. Set amongst the swaying palms on...
Quest’s global expansion continues: First UK property in Liverpool
November 2, 2017
Quest Apartment Hotels has announced it will develop its first property outside of the Australasian market in the UK city of Liverpool, delivering on the global expansion promised by the company’s Founder Paul...
Sumo Unveils Restructure and Growth Plans
October 31, 2017
Australia’s largest and most trusted healthy food group, SumoSalad, today unveiled a strategic restructure of the business designed to grow the number of stores nationally and significantly increase revenue and earnings...
Swimart Bolsters Business with Appointment of New Marketing Manager
October 31, 2017
Swimart, one of Australasia’s largest pool and spa specialist groups, continues to expand its team with the appointment of a new Swimart Marketing Manager, Nathan Hallahan. This comes off the back of the appointment of...
7-Eleven Opens 500th Fuel Store at Burpengary
October 27, 2017
7-Eleven opened its 500th fuel store at Burpengary in Queensland on Thursday, bringing its total network size to more than 670 stores across Victoria, New South Wales, Australian Capital Territory, Queensland and...
Roll’d to Donate $2 from Every Bún Sale
October 26, 2017
From October 23 to October 29 2017 Australian Vietnamese- inspired QSR, Roll’d will donate $2 from every Bún sale to their partner charity, Blue Dragon Children’s Foundation in recognition of Children’s Day. Roll’d...
ACCC won't oppose Proposed Essilor and Luxottica Merger
October 26, 2017
The ACCC has decided to not oppose the proposed merger between Essilor International (Essilor) and Luxottica Group S.p.A. (Luxottica). In Australia, Essilor mainly sells wholesale finished ophthalmic lenses, used to...
Hog’s Australia's Steakhouse launches new generation of restaurant in Brisbane
October 25, 2017
Hog’s Australia’s Steakhouse has launched its new generation of restaurant, Hog’s Express, in the heart of Brisbane’s CBD in the Myer Centre. After 28 years of trade with full-service restaurants, CEO Ross Worth said...

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