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Sarah Stowe

Sarah is the editor of Inside Franchise Business. Sarah helps people fulfil their business dreams through great story telling. As an experienced editor and media specialist she produce news, interviews and features across business and consumer channels.

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Here’s how Subway keeps it fresh: A chat with Aussie boss, Geoff Cockerill

Subway is striding into the future with a new look, a fresh menu and a taste for innovation.

How Maccas, Domino’s and 7-Eleven are taking sustainability seriously

Retailers need to have an environmental plan if they hope to attract young Aussie consumers.

Beyond the golden arches: An interview with Maccas CEO, Andrew Gregory

The Golden Arches recently celebrated its golden anniversary in Australia - 50 years of burgers, fries and shakes.

Disgraced McDonald’s ex-CEO pays back US$105m in settlement

Easterbrook has also apologised for his behaviour.

Introducing Goobne, the latest Korean chicken brand to hit Australia

It’s another Korean chicken brand but with a difference – the meat is not fried but roasted without oil in a blazing hot...

McDonald’s Yagoona store reopens, 50 years since first restaurant unveiled

The new McDonald’s Yagoona reduced the Hamburger to its original 20 cents for two hours.

7-Eleven’s $6m investment in Western Australian store growth

According to 7-Eleven Area Lead – WA, Nick Maddox, the company’s upcoming investment will deliver a host of new convenie...

McDonald’s class action claims systemic failure to provide rest breaks

It also found the franchisee misrepresented the nature of the breaks Staines was entitled to.

7-Eleven reveals restructure based on agile methodologies

C-store giant has an ambitious goal of providing “1 billion customer moments per year by 2030”.

RFG “cautiously optimistic” for business in 2022

Despite a year of lockdowns and trading restrictions, RFG’s same store sales grew 3.2 per cent from FY20.

7-Eleven’s $98m class action settlement: massive payout revealed

At the time the retailer confirmed a series of mediations in June had led to the agreement.

7-Eleven settles franchisee class actions

It’s been a rollercoaster ride since the class actions were mooted back in 2017.

7-Eleven will invest $15m+ in Far North Queensland

The convenience store chain is committed to opening stores in Townsville and Cairns before June 2022 and Lord is expecti...

Domino’s ditches single-use plastic and trials industry-first concept

In an industry first, Domino’s is also trialling a recyclable ‘lineless box’, using cutting-edge technology to apply an ...

Tobacco Station Group hits 500 franchise stores

The retailer is showing no signs of slowing down, revealing plans to add another 25 to 30 outlets to the end of 2022.

Roll’d sets milestone with 100th store – inside a Coles

The concession store marks the start of a new partnership with Coles and offers freshly prepared, healthy Vietnamese mea...

Bruce Billson appointed Australian Small Business Ombudsman

Billson, who left the FCA after a two and a half year stint, will start a five-year term in the ombudsman role on 11 Mar...

Cafe & Cake chain caught underpaying foreign staff

The franchisor of the 85 Degrees café brand in Taiwan, underpaid eight Taiwanese students $429,393 over a period of just...

Hudsons Coffee reveals suburbs hold new opportunities

Hudsons Coffee reveals there are new opportunities for would-be franchisees coming up as the cafe chain looks to expand ...

7-Eleven launches plant-based food on the go

Convenience chain 7-Eleven has embraced the plant-based meat trend, loading up its shelves with snacks and meat-free alt...