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Aussie’s Learn from REDgroup Collapse?

Ferrier HodgsonBorders Bookstores in Australia was either not big enough or small enough to be a viable player in an evolving market. When private equity wants to sell be suspicious. Big landlords need to better interpret and project big tenant performance.

Midas Australia: Is Lazard Ready To Run?

Midas 2008Midas Australia is a Lazard acquisition that has been considered by industry insiders as going against the natural order of worthwhile investment analysis. Lazard recently sold Dun and Bradstreet but is it preparing to shed again and is Midas ready to go?

Worldwide Online Printing Franchisor Collapse

Worldwide Online Printing has joined the likes of Kleins Jewellery, Kleenmaid, Midas Car Care, Strathfield, Samsara and EzyDVD as some on the list of Australian franchisors that have collapsed within the last two years.  

ACCC Proceeds Against Refund Home Loans

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is taking action against Refund Home Loans claiming the franchisor misled franchisees regarding a ‘special’ relationship with the ACCC.

Australian "Franchises Face a Shaky 2009"

While 2008 was not good for franchising in Australia, 2009 could be worse.

Midas Australia Company Stores Closing

SYDNEY, Australia (Blue MauMau) - It is estimated that more than half of the Midas Australia chain will begin closing this Friday; while in administration.