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COVID-19 shutdown hits Donut King, Gloria Jean’s, Michel’s Patisserie

03/04/2020

The spread of the coronavirus continues to wreak havoc in cafes and retail, the latest closures striking Retail Food Group brands Donut King, Gloria Jean’s and Michel’s Patisserie. About 90

McDonald’s adds grocery basics to its menu

02/04/2020

Fast food giant McDonald’s is branching out from Happy Meals to provide basic grocery items to customers at the Drive Thru and takeaway. From Wednesday April 1, the restaurant chain

Quest offers hotels as quarantine facilities

24/03/2020

Quest Apartment Hotels has offered its properties as quarantine or isolation facilities during the coronavirus pandemic.  The accommodation chain submitted its offer to the federal government through the Accommodation Association

Back In Motion launches virtual physio

18/03/2020

Back In Motion Health Group has launched a Telehealth service, giving clients access to physiotherapy services via video chat from home. The chain of more than 130 physiotherapists across Australia

Gold’s Gym shares fitness app for free as it shuts company-owned gyms

17/03/2020

Gold’s Gym in the US is to close all company-owned gyms until March 31, 2020, to do its part in slowing the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19). Gold’s Gym CEO and

Coronavirus alert forces Sydney expo postponement

13/03/2020

The Franchising & Business Opportunities Sydney expo will be postponed until later this year, following the rapid escalation of the coronavirus alert. Showing just how fast government advice is being

JAX Tyres & Auto, new name and HQ for legacy firm

13/03/2020

Franchised auto brand JAX Tyres has unveiled a training centre at its new headquarters, coinciding with a shift to network branding. The nuanced brand change to JAX Tyres & Auto

Accor unveils luxury brand plan for Melbourne

12/03/2020

Accor is growing its luxury portfolio in Australia, with the debut of the SO/Hotels & Resorts luxury brand in Melbourne. Slated to open in 2023, SO/Melbourne is set to be a bold

Snap Fitness: 300 gyms for Japan in new partnership

12/03/2020

Snap Fitness is expanding into Japan with an ambitious 300-gym target. Parent company Lift Brands is partnering with Global Fitness Japan Co., to extend the remit of its APAC operations. Planning is underway

Swimart brand refresh to hit 25 stores

11/03/2020

The Swimart brand overhaul has already rolled out five stores with another 20 lined up to be completed in the next two months. Newly-minted brand and communications manager Tatiana Radzim said “At this