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7-Eleven Blasted: Slavery Under Investigation

"They can't run 7-Eleven as profitably and successfully as they have without letting this happen.

Bakers Delight Misappropriation and Hacking Allegations

Bakers Delight Australia franchisees are more than a little disgruntled following the release of an internally leaked Australian marketing fund statement.

Australia’s Poolwerx Targets Arizona Franchisees First

The Poolwerx franchise in Australia has suffered greatly at the hands of disgruntled and vocal franchisees over many years to where franchisor John O’Brien commented recently - "

Australia Domino’s Crowdsources New Pizza Launches

Domino's Australian sub-franchisor is testing new product launches that are crowd-inspired. A mobile app, Pizza Mogul, allows the crowds to vote on what pizzas fit Australian tastes – like anchovies, spinach and chili lime drizzled pizza.

Australia Updates Franchise Code to Include Good Faith

Fireworks over Sydney Harbor and the Opera House
Fireworks over Sydney Harbor and the Opera House. Photo by Joseph Younis

After a number of media stories about abusive franchising practices, Australia has set in motion major changes to its federal franchise law. Some American franchisee advocates are in awe.

Australia Introduces Farcical Franchisee Protection

There have been thousands of franchisees destroyed while waiting for these improvements to Australia's Franchising Code of Conduct over more than 10 years.

Too many franchisees have lost everything by buying Wendy’s franchises

The Member for Southern River, Mr Peter Abetz has urged anyone considering purchasing a Wendy’s [Australia] ice cream franchise to speak to Wendy’s Franchisee Coalition before proceedin

Australia Asks: Franchising, a License to Print Money?

McDonald's has licensed franchises in Australia. photo by BMMThe Australian Broadcasting Corporation radio show Rear Vision interviews San Diego-based Robert Purvin, author of The Franchise Fraud: How to Protect Yourself Before and After You Invest, and Sydney-based Jenny Buchan, author of Franchisees as Consumers.

Ripoll Pushes Good Faith and Penalties

The push for franchise reform in Australia began almost 10 years ago and today major ground has been made with the anticipated introduction of good faith obligations and penalties.

James' Home Services in Liquidation, Terminating Franchisees

Rogue James Home Services franchisor, Rushlyn Pty Ltd, is being liquidated as franchisees are advised that the administrator has been unable to secure a sale for the franchise.