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Body Fit Training expands, opens 50 studios by March 2021


Body Fit Training will open 50 studios before March 2021, and has ambitious plans to launch 100 new studios in the next year. Most of the new openings over summer will

CouriersPlease deliveries spike 80 per cent, new franchisees up by 40 per cent


CouriersPlease deliveries spiked across the network by 80 per cent, between March and October, compared with the same period last year. Unsurprisingly given the double-lockdown Victoria was the stand-out state,

Chatime on target with growth plan as recruitment process adapts to Covid times


Chatime is on target to open its expected 10 tea breweries in 2020. The business has been adapting its franchise recruitment to Covid-19 times, keeping its growth goal in clear sight.

Poolwerx opens 11 stores in 11 months


Poolwerx opens 11 stores in 11 months, with conversions and new outlets in the mix. The openings are evidence, says founder and CEO John O’Brien, of the demand for home services. The

Quest Apartment Hotels doubles-up on openings


Quest Apartment Hotels is opening two locations today, one of which marks the network’s first foray into the Victorian town of Wangaratta. Quest chief operating officer David Mansfield said “We are very proud to

Two more Zarraffa’s drive-thru stores add to coffee franchise footprint


The opening of two new outlets within a month boosts coffee chain Zarraffa’s drive-thru presence on the eastern seaboard. New franchisees have just opened the doors to the Tamworth outlet, and

Motto Motto signs first franchisees


Japanese QSR brand Motto Motto signs first franchisees who will take on the Westfield Carindale outlet. Four young entrepreneurs Frank Jiang, Linda Zhang, Jason Yan and Brandon Choi are the new

Accor’s premium hotel brand adds three more properties


Three new The Sebel hotels are set to open in Australia and New Zealand within the next 12 months, giving Accor’s premium hotel brand a total of 35 properties in the Pacific.

Chemist Warehouse opens first European store


Australian pharmacy chain Chemist Warehouse has unveiled its first European store, opening an outlet in Blanchardstown, Ireland. Mario Tascone, the group’s director, said “We are thrilled to open the doors

How Baskin-Robbins hit a two-year target in just two months


Baskin-Robbins’ took just two months to hit a two-year target during the pandemic. How did it do it? Learning to activate the digital channels was the challenge that paid off with just