TV show to explore the realities of owning a franchise

Posted by AFN Staff Writers on 19th September 2016

Cherie Craigie from Michel's Patisserie Maitland will feature in The Franchise Show

A new television program airing on Channel Seven is set to expose the ups and downs of owning a franchised business.

‘The Franchise Show’ will have a focus on food franchise owners with several Retail Food Group (RFG) franchisees apart of the show.

RFG owns multiple food chains operating in Australia including Donut King, Brumby’s Bakery, Michel’s Patisserie, Crust Pizza and Gloria Jeans.

The Franchise Show’s Executive Producer, Paul Whitney, said following RFG businesses provides insight into one of the most popular franchise formats, retail food, coffee and quick service restaurants.

“As well as covering the food franchise sector, the program will explore a wide range of franchising industries, exposing issues and offering insights, while featuring information and tips from a select group of leaders, including business advisors, psychologists, finance experts and brand specialists, as well as experts from one of the sector’s authoritative groups, the National Retail Association,” Whitney said.

The program will run for half-an-hour on Sundays and will be hosted by the editor of Money Magazine, Effie Zahos. The series starts at 12 noon Sunday 2 October 2016 on Channel Seven.