http://www.bluemaumau.org/australiapagenewssummary en 7-Eleven Blasted: Slavery Under Investigation http://www.bluemaumau.org/7eleven_blasted_slavery_under_investigation <!-- google_ad_section_start --><p><em>&quot;They can&#39;t run 7-Eleven </em><em>as profitably and successfully as they have without letting this happen.</em></p> <!-- google_ad_section_end --><p><a href="http://www.bluemaumau.org/7eleven_blasted_slavery_under_investigation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.bluemaumau.org/7eleven_blasted_slavery_under_investigation#comments Buying a franchise 7-Eleven ACCC Allan Fels Australia Bruce Billson Russ Withers Fri, 04 Sep 2015 14:56:19 +0000 Ray J Borradale 14668 at http://www.bluemaumau.org Australia’s Poolwerx Targets Arizona Franchisees First http://www.bluemaumau.org/australia%E2%80%99s_poolwerx_targets_arizona_franchisees_first <!-- google_ad_section_start --><p>The Poolwerx franchise in Australia has suffered greatly at the hands of disgruntled and vocal franchisees over many years to where franchisor John O&rsquo;Brien commented recently - &quot;<a></a></p> <!-- google_ad_section_end --><p><a href="http://www.bluemaumau.org/australia%E2%80%99s_poolwerx_targets_arizona_franchisees_first" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.bluemaumau.org/australia%E2%80%99s_poolwerx_targets_arizona_franchisees_first#comments advice AriZona Australia Cactus Valley Pool Supplies Franchisee Complaints John O'Brien Poolwerx Fri, 17 Apr 2015 04:03:54 +0000 Ray Borradale 14442 at http://www.bluemaumau.org Australia Domino’s Crowdsources New Pizza Launches http://www.bluemaumau.org/australia_domino%E2%80%99s_crowdsources_new_pizza_launches <!-- google_ad_section_start --><p>Domino&#39;s Australian sub-franchisor is testing new product launches that are crowd-inspired. A mobile app, Pizza Mogul, allows the crowds to vote on what pizzas fit Australian tastes &ndash; like anchovies, spinach and chili lime drizzled pizza.</p> <!-- google_ad_section_end --><p><a href="http://www.bluemaumau.org/australia_domino%E2%80%99s_crowdsources_new_pizza_launches" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.bluemaumau.org/australia_domino%E2%80%99s_crowdsources_new_pizza_launches#comments food Australia crowdsource menu items Domino's pizza NYSE:DPZ Mon, 03 Nov 2014 19:53:52 +0000 BMM 14206 at http://www.bluemaumau.org Australia Introduces Farcical Franchisee Protection http://www.bluemaumau.org/australia_introduces_farcical_franchisee_protection <!-- google_ad_section_start --><p>There have been thousands of franchisees destroyed while waiting for these improvements to Australia&#39;s Franchising Code of Conduct over more than 10 years.</p> <!-- google_ad_section_end --><p><a href="http://www.bluemaumau.org/australia_introduces_farcical_franchisee_protection" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.bluemaumau.org/australia_introduces_farcical_franchisee_protection#comments Legal judgment & dispute resolution Australia franchising code of conduct Wendy's Wed, 02 Apr 2014 03:27:57 +0000 Ray Borradale 13788 at http://www.bluemaumau.org Too many franchisees have lost everything by buying Wendy’s franchises http://www.bluemaumau.org/too_many_franchisees_have_lost_everything_buying_wendy%E2%80%99s_franchises <!-- google_ad_section_start --><p>The Member for Southern River, Mr Peter Abetz has urged anyone considering purchasing a Wendy&rsquo;s [Australia] ice cream franchise to speak to Wendy&rsquo;s Franchisee Coalition before proceedin</p> <!-- google_ad_section_end --><p><a href="http://www.bluemaumau.org/too_many_franchisees_have_lost_everything_buying_wendy%E2%80%99s_franchises" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.bluemaumau.org/too_many_franchisees_have_lost_everything_buying_wendy%E2%80%99s_franchises#comments Legal judgment & dispute resolution Australia churning COSBOA franchising code of conduct Peter Abetz MLA Peter Coventry Peter Strong Senator Nick Xenophon Wendy's Ice Cream Mon, 31 Mar 2014 12:38:38 +0000 Ray Borradale 13781 at http://www.bluemaumau.org Australia Asks: Franchising, a License to Print Money? http://www.bluemaumau.org/australia_asks_franchising_license_print_money <!-- google_ad_section_start --><p><img alt="McDonald's has licensed franchises in Australia. photo by BMM" src="http://distilleryimage2.ak.instagram.com/a4193e6811ff11e3ab6822000a1fb191_7.jpg" style="width: 330px; height: 330px; float: right; margin-left: 3px; margin-right: 3px;" />The Australian Broadcasting Corporation radio show Rear Vision interviews San Diego-based Robert Purvin, author of <a href="http://bluemaumau.org/protecting_yourself_franchise_fraud"><em>The Franchise Fraud: How to Protect Yourself Before and After You Invest</em></a>, and Sydney-based Jenny Buchan, author of <a href="http://bluemaumau.org/franchisees_consumers"><em>Franchisees as Consumers</em></a>. </p> <!-- google_ad_section_end --><p><a href="http://www.bluemaumau.org/australia_asks_franchising_license_print_money" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.bluemaumau.org/australia_asks_franchising_license_print_money#comments franchising AAFD American Association of Franchisees and Dealers Australia franchise law reform franchise problems Jenny Buchan Robert Purvin Thu, 24 Oct 2013 14:05:27 +0000 BMM 13225 at http://www.bluemaumau.org Ripoll Pushes Good Faith and Penalties http://www.bluemaumau.org/ripoll_pushes_good_faith_and_penalties <!-- google_ad_section_start --><p>The push for franchise reform in Australia began almost 10 years ago and today major ground has been made with the anticipated introduction of good faith obligations and penalties.</p> <!-- google_ad_section_end --><p><a href="http://www.bluemaumau.org/ripoll_pushes_good_faith_and_penalties" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.bluemaumau.org/ripoll_pushes_good_faith_and_penalties#comments Legal judgment & dispute resolution ACCC Australia Australian Competition and Consumer Commission Bernie Ripoll MP franchising code of conduct Wed, 24 Jul 2013 22:22:13 +0000 Ray Borradale 12874 at http://www.bluemaumau.org James' Home Services in Liquidation, Terminating Franchisees http://www.bluemaumau.org/james_home_services_liquidation_terminating_franchisees <!-- google_ad_section_start --><p>Rogue James Home Services franchisor, Rushlyn Pty Ltd, is being liquidated as franchisees are advised that the administrator has been unable to secure a sale for the franchise.</p> <!-- google_ad_section_end --><p><a href="http://www.bluemaumau.org/james_home_services_liquidation_terminating_franchisees" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.bluemaumau.org/james_home_services_liquidation_terminating_franchisees#comments service administration Australia James Home Services liquidation Robert James Rushlyn Pty Ltd SV Partners termination Fri, 14 Jun 2013 07:19:16 +0000 Ray Borradale 12746 at http://www.bluemaumau.org The Future of Australian Franchising’s Underbelly http://www.bluemaumau.org/future_australian_franchising%E2%80%99s_underbelly <!-- google_ad_section_start --><p>Australian franchisees from many brands and with protracted stories of franchising disasters are coming out of the woodwork yet again.</p> <!-- google_ad_section_end --><p><a href="http://www.bluemaumau.org/future_australian_franchising%E2%80%99s_underbelly" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.bluemaumau.org/future_australian_franchising%E2%80%99s_underbelly#comments trends Australia James Home Services The Cheesecake Shop. Bakers Delight Tue, 07 May 2013 07:33:45 +0000 Ray Borradale 12630 at http://www.bluemaumau.org New Zealand Study On Franchisor StartUps http://www.bluemaumau.org/new_zealand_study_franchisor_startups <!-- google_ad_section_start --><p>A New Zealand researcher is set to work on the development of a conceptual franchising model but first she intends to find out what goes wrong and why so many fail to grow or collapse.</p> <!-- google_ad_section_end --><p><a href="http://www.bluemaumau.org/new_zealand_study_franchisor_startups" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.bluemaumau.org/new_zealand_study_franchisor_startups#comments people Australia Faith Jeremiah franchise research New Zealand Wed, 03 Apr 2013 23:36:38 +0000 Ray Borradale 12534 at http://www.bluemaumau.org