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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.

Fair Go Legislation Website Release

fair goFair Go Legislation.org emphasizes the benefits to franchising of West and South Australian State franchising legislation while counteracting the incessant half truths, questionable conclusions and distractions coming from the Franchise Council of Australia.

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.

New Aus Laws Limp In

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has pronounced new legislation as a job well done.

Franchise Code to Change July 1

Australia — Craig Emerson MP, Minister for Small Business, announced changes to the Code. Franchisors are required to provide slightly more disclosure. With less than 4 weeks to prepare, many franchisors will not be able to comply . 

Eagle Boys Makeover & Cheesecake Shop Refresh

There are times when franchisors have an obligation to enforce standards and there are times when the market or the brand image justifies revitalization.

Australia's Franchise Council Says Franchising Safer in Australia than U.S.

MP Tony Piccolo from South Australia has canvassed franchising experts in Victoria and New South Wales and he isn’t stopping there.

Piccolo Fights to Reform Franchising

Australia ADELAIDE: In a 31 March media release, South Australian Labor parliamentarian Mr Tony Piccolo has vowed to forge ahead with state based franchising law reform as a means of providing all franchise industry players with a fairer playing field.

Franchise Bill Offers No Appeal Process

Franchising lawyer and BMM contributor Simon Young offers food for thought with concerns regarding the South Australian Franchising Bill.

Franchise Bill Proposes Franchising Fix

South Australian MP Tony Piccolo has tabled the proposed Franchising (South Australia) Bill 2009 in the absence of an effective response by the Federal Government to numerous franchising Inquiries.