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Auto Masters Franchisee Case Wins Nothing

Auto MastersAustralian ex-franchisee David Coombes won his case against the Auto Masters franchisor on clear and undeniable merit, lost everything after 12 years of battle and now seeks $1.8M from the federal; government on the basis that the franchising regulator, the ACCC, repeatedly slammed the door on his legitimate complaints.

Marble Slab Creamery Gains Guam Based Aussie Market Investor

GFGGuam’s Metico Pacific and US chain Marble Slab Creamery plan 30 stores in Australia. Marble Slab owner, Global Franchise Group, have a large investment portfolio including Wetzel's Pretzels and giant loser, Quizno's.

Sundae, Wendy’s Bloody Sundae

Wendy’s franchisees in Australia are asking whether the franchise model was designed to fail. Their questions have reignited franchisee disgust at yet another federal government broken promise.

There Is No Comeback

In this article on franchise legislation  from Fairfax media, Chalpat Sonti suggests it is ironic that a joint parliamentary committee's report into rectifying flaws in the Australian franchising code of conduct is being ignored.