Two well-known franchises have come under fire this week for problems when reporting their business results. We answer four questions about the business model and why these scandals are reoccuring.
There are some hallmark problems within franchising in Australia and internationally and not all are within the franchisor's or franchisees' control to fix.
The franchise business model could be undermined by proposed laws which make franchisors and franchisees jointly responsible for wage underpayments.
Raging debates about the state of South Africa's energy industry have missed one critical area, the role of transport fuels and base chemicals.