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All Or Nothing At The Cheesecake Shop

South Australia franchisor The Cheesecake Shop apparently sees itself as immune from anything remotely resembling good faith franchising. Here I can see no agenda other than to churn franchisees and take back their businesses when they cannot comply with inflated rebranding costs.

Australia Post; Conflict of Interest and Good Faith

Australia’s largest franchisor with by far the highest revenue appears to hold the key to why the Australian federal government ignored the important franchise inquiry recommendations and continually resisted meaningful legislative reform.

Disputing Systemic Franchising Failures

Another exceptional blog from Jason Gehrke at the Asia Pacific Centre for Franchising Excellence at Australia’s Griffith University. This time Jason suggests systemic anything in franchising is overstated on the basis that there is no supporting data.

Jo Gash Slams Franchise Gag Orders

Last week in Australia’s federal Parliament, Member for Gilmore, Joanna Gash hit out at gag orders in franchise agreements designed to shut down access to remedy.