Maurice Blackburn Lawyers has announced it is collecting interest from Retail Food Group shareholders for potential class action against the company. The announcement comes after Retail Food Group (RFG)...

Retail Food Group may soon be facing a class action from a law firm representing disgruntled franchisees. Australian law firm, Bannister Law, is investigating the possibility of filing a class action after...

Franchisors in Australia have been warned to prepare for the introduction of new laws that will make them responsible for employee underpayments made by franchisees. Speaking at the National Franchising...

Bakers Delight is set for change with its original founders stepping down from the CEO role after 37 years. Roger and Lesley Gillespie opened the first Bakers Delight in Melbourne in 1980 with their friend...

A Canstar Blue survey has discovered Australians rank Oporto as having the best fast food hot chips. After surveying 2, 000 Australians, the Portuguese-inspired takeaway came out on top, defeating Red...

A new food franchising group based in Brisbane is set for rapid Australian expansion in 2017. ‘Franchise Retail Brands’ was launched out of Brisbane in August 2016 with four quick service restaurant...

United Petroleum has purchased Pie Face for an undisclosed figure. The company says the decision to purchase the chain was driven by a desire to diversify and grow its business. Pie Face was established...

Muffin Break has turned an April Fool’s prank into reality, deciding to add scorpion to its menu options. Originating from an April Fool’s Day joke, on 1 April 2017 Muffin Break tried to trick its...

Domino’s Australia has defended its business model after allegations were made it has “squeezed” its franchisees and that some franchisees are underpaying their employees. In a lengthy report published...

A year of investing into its business has paid off says poultry franchise, Lenard’s Chicken. It comes at a time when competition is tough with the likes of Steggles, Baiada and the supermarkets offering...