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Penalty rates cuts hit nation’s retail and fast-food franchises


With the July 1 deadline for the latest round of penalty rates cuts hitting over the weekend, more than 700,000 Australian workers including thousands in the retail and fast-food industries were impacted, but what does this mean for franchisors?

Retail shoppers embrace plastic-free push


With Coles and Woolworths supermarkets phasing out single-use plastic bags at their checkout counters, and Queensland and Western Australia bringing in bans on single-use plastic bags for all retailers from July 1, a long overdue step is being taken towards reducing Australia’s plastic waste.

Retail sales to improve, but profit harder to come by


Retail turnover growth will remain moderate in the second half of 2018 before sales pick up next year because of better wage growth.

Instagram helping, not hindering the retail sector


In a difficult economic context, the fashion industry, and even the long-reluctant luxury goods sector, have turned towards digital technology. Image and social networks have become key elements of fashion and luxury companies’ strategies.

Population growth bolsters the Australian retail sector


Colliers has released a report that has claimed investment and spending in Australia’s retail sector remains robust.

Carl’s Jnr and Anaconda commit to South-East Queensland retail centre


Outdoor adventure retailer, Anaconda and fast-moving American burger franchise, Carl’s Jnr have committed to South-East Queensland’s newest large format retail and convenience centre.

Budget delivers boost to retail spending


Has the budget delivered for small business?

Just Cuts and Muffin Break GMs share insights on retail trends


What were the retail trends that struck a chord with the franchising community at Inside Retail Live 2018?

Franchise Retail Brands in administration UPDATED


A franchise group which includes the food chains New York Pizza and Hombre Mexican Cantina has gone into administration owing more than $500,000

McDonald’s closes Sydney CBD store


Fast food giant McDonald’s has not renewed the lease on a central Sydney outlet as part of a strategic repositioning in the city which will see it ready to snap up new retail opportunities.