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NSW acts to protect retail tenants

27/03/2020

New South Wales has moved to allow additional protections to retail and commercial tenants suffering rent distress in response to the mass closure of retail sites across Australia. Part 11

McDonald’s plastic reduction pledge

05/03/2020

McDonald’s has pledged to eliminate plastic cutlery and straws from its restaurants across Australia by the end of 2020. This action from the burger chain will see an estimated 585

US car service chain Quick Lane opens in Australia

28/01/2020

US vehicle service and maintenance chain Quick Lane Tyre and Auto Centres has opened its first Australian store. Global CEO John Hanighen, visiting from the US, told Inside Franchise Business

Cash Converters’ $42.5m class action

23/10/2019

Second-hand goods retailer Cash Converters will pay out $42.5 million in compensation to 48,000 customers over allegations it breached Queensland credit laws. The settlement comes almost a year after the

The Source Bulk Foods hits Singapore

14/08/2019

The Source Bulk Foods. Australia’s largest bulk foods and zero waste retailer, has unveiled its first outlet in Singapore. The retail chain has promoted an ethos of zero packaging, encouraging customers

What gives a franchisor nightmares?

30/07/2019

Try the escalating costs of retail space for their franchise system. Let’s imagine I am a franchisor in Australia today, in a predominantly retail business. My biggest fears are the

The Athlete’s Foot unveils flagship store

05/04/2019

Performance footwear retailer The Athlete’s Foot opened a new flagship in Melbourne Central this week, with an expanded product line and new technology to better suit product to customers’ needs. Located

New Harvey Norman director adds independent view

28/03/2019

The newest Harvey Norman director joins the board as an independent non-executive voice. John Craven was formerly a partner at Accenture. He joined the retailer’s board on 27 March 2019. Craven is

Pandora slips up on consumer rights

22/03/2019

Jewellery franchise chain Pandora admits it may have misled shoppers about their consumer guarantee rights. The firm has acknowledged it could have breached the Australian Consumer Law (ACL) and gave

‘Back to School’ sales set to ignite post-holidays retail slump

09/01/2019

Following on from a booming Boxing Day and pre-Christmas sales spend, Australian retailers and service providers are now settling into what is a traditionally quiet period of trading, however, projections from the Australian Retailers Association (ARA) are boosting morale.