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Australian Franchising's Unhealthy Trend

I would like to believe that the results of the annual Griffith survey of franchisors was an indictment of the tainted franchising reputation in Australia indirectly referred to earlier this year by the Chairman of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission however, the small business climate suggests there are far greater influences.

Griffith University on VetFran

Now you would think that the highly acclaimed Professor Lorelle Fraser from the Griffith University’s Centre for Franchising Excellence would understand basic research.

Free Online Pre-Entry Franchisee Education

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is to fund free online education for franchisees through the Asia-Pacific Centre for Franchising Excellence at Griffith University.

Survey: Towards Conflict Resolution

I typically wonder what factors influence those who respond and those who don’t respond to franchising surveys. This is a summary of selected categories from the ‘Towards Conflict Resolution’ survey from Australia's Griffith University’s Asia‐Pacific Centre for Franchising Excellence. The quantative research report is attached.

Lack of Trust Research

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.

Franchising Sustainability Answer

The Asia-Pacific Centre for Franchising Excellence at Australia’s Griffith University has won research funding following some reputation damage for an industry reporting some high profile collapses.

Franchises Can be Success Stories

"[Franchising] has a history of performing relatively well compared to the broader small business sector even when economic indicators are pointing down," says FCA executive director Steve Wright.