The Athlete's Foot in Australia has reportedly gone against the trend in small business recording like-for-like sales growth of 8.3% with total sales growth at 11.6%.
The head franchising regulator, Graeme Samuel, is facing a potential personal loss of more than $50M from his personal fortune through his investment in DFO.
Lorelle Fraser from the Asia Pacific Centre for Franchising Excellence in Australia has concluded research into franchise conflict that suggests 1 in 4 franchisees don’t trust their franchisor. Apparently most do.
There are many potentially good franchise models in the market that require basic fine tuning to reach their optimum performance.
In quality franchise systems, a notice of breach of contract is an absolute last resort. In any system, such a notice almost always produces angst no matter what the motivation behind it.