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 group of Australian Pizza Hut franchisee owners are preparing to appeal their failed class action law suit against its former parent company, Yum! Brands. In July 2015, a group of over 250 Pizza Hut...

Australian private equity firm, Allegro, has acquired the master franchise licence for Pizza Hut Australia from its parent company, Yum! Brands. The acquisition cost has not been disclosed. Allegro acquired...

Australia’s new mandatory Franchising Code of Conduct comes into effect The new Australian Franchising Code of Conduct has come into effect, as of 1 January 2015. From 1 January 2015, the previous...

Proposed ACCC franchising powers set to boost code compliance The game is set to change for operators engaging in serious breaches of the Franchising Code of Conduct with proposed enforcement powers increasing...

7-Eleven is expanding to Western Australia Convenience store group 7-Eleven has announced it will be expanding into Western Australia in 2014, marking the first time the company has entered a new market...

As Australian Food News reported last week, Brumby’s Bakery made the mistake of suggesting in its internal newsletter that its members should raise their prices and blame the recently introduced Federal...

Domino’s Pizza Enterprises Limited CEO Don Meij has announced plans to open 30 to 40 new stores in Australia over the next six months. Combined with plans to employ more team members across its 474 existing...

KFC franchisees in the US have initiated court proceedings against the owner of the KFC brand over a debate as to the direction of their marketing campaigns. The world’s most famous provider of fried...

Over 1,000 franchisees and staff from Donut King, Brumby’s Bakery, Michel’s Patisserie and bb’s cafe stores from across Australia will converge on the Gold Coast this week to discuss...