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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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7-Eleven, Carl’s Jr to anchor new Victorian drive-thru centre

For Oporto, this border town development will mark its first location in-between Canberra and Melbourne.

McDonald’s Australia appoints new CEO

McDonald’s Australia has appointed a new CEO, at the same time announcing current boss Andrew Gregory will be movin...

US chain Duck Donuts seeks Aussie master franchisees

Duck Donuts globally has about 140 units across six countries, and is in 23 US states.

The Cheesecake Shop sold to Aussie investment firm

The existing TCS management team has retained a shareholding in the business, ensuring a smooth transition and continuit...

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...