Useful Links

Following is a list of websites, books and articles that will assist you in researching more information on franchises:

Websites we recommend you visit:

The Franchise Council of Australia is the organisation all good franchise systems including us belong to and agree to obtain by their code:

The Australian Retailers Association has many useful articles on retailing:

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission helps administer the Franchise Code of conduct, click on the “For Business Tab”, Franchise Code:

Top Franchise ranks franchise systems in Australia and provides a lot of useful information on franchise systems as seen by their

Useful Articles:

“Signing Rights” –Dr Michael Schaper
If you are thinking about buying a franchise, remember that Australia has a national mandatory Franchising Code of Conduct which sets out the information you should receive before you sign any agreement or hand over any non-refundable money.
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A cut above the rest: how Mrs. Fields Cookies is keeping up with consumer trends
Foodie blogs, healthy trends and fighting for franchisees. Here’s how Mrs. Fields  is tackling challenges and tapping into consumer demands.

Useful Books to Read:

“Compiling a Franchise Manual” – Franchise Council of Australia

  • No early start – easy preparation

  • Low investment costs

  • Strong, well established brand

  • Excellent ongoing support