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Laing+Simmons franchisees buy the business


A group of Laing+Simmons franchisees has partnered with members of head office to buy the New South Wales boutique real estate business. A partnership of 15 team members agreed to

Poolwerx franchisees awarded hat-trick at virtual event


Top performing franchisees in the Poolwerx network have just celebrated their achievements virtually in this year’s brand awards. And for the first time in Poolwerx’ 28 year history, this was

National minimum wage increase starts today


The national minimum wage rises today to $19.84 per hour (up from $19.49), or $753.80 per week (up from $740.80) with implementation staggered across industries. The Fair Work Commission (FWC)

Discount Drug Stores unveils national council


Pharmacy group Discount Drug Stores (DDS) has appointed its first national council. The council will work similarly to a franchise advisory council, providing greater alignment between the company’s franchisees and its

Franchisees join the circular economy 


Businesses adopt dehydrators to shrink food waste to fertiliser. For years franchisees solution to getting rid of food waste has been to put it in dumpsters in the back alley

Quest joins Salvos to help house Aussies at risk of homelessness


Quest franchisees are putting purpose before profit, providing the Salvation Army with temporary accommodation for Aussies at risk of homelessness because of COVID-19. The franchise chain of more than 150

7-Eleven can collaborate with franchisees, says ACCC


The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has granted convenience chain 7-Eleven the ability to discuss temporary store closures or reduced trading hours with its franchisees. 7-Eleven owns and operates stores in competition

CouriersPlease delivery spike as Australia shuts down


CouriersPlease is experiencing a sudden spike in online ordering. But it comes at a cost as regular business orders plunge. CEO Mark McGinley isn’t banking on this rise in digital

Quest offers hotels as quarantine facilities


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

Franchisors’ quick-fix actions keep brands top of mind


As social distancing becomes the new norm, what can you do to keep your brand top of mind for your customers? What are franchises doing to stay relevant? Check out