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Effective Face to Face Meetings
07/07/2015
Mark McLeod talks to Kevin Turner about effective face to face meetings and the key processes to follow when dealing with buyers and sellers.
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Print and Digital Marketing Trends in Real Estate
06/07/2015
Tom Panos talks to Julian Clarke, CEO - News Corporation Australia about print and digital marketing trends in the real estate industry.
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Forget Scripts & Dialogues become a Trusted Friend
06/07/2015
When you as the trusted real estate agent forgets the scripts and dialogues and you genuinely believe what you are telling buyers and sellers you'll earn more than any doctor or surgeon.
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Comm Bank talks to Andrew Coronis
06/07/2015
Andrew Coronis CEO of Coronis Real Estate talsk to the Comm Bank about his plans to build the business to more than 50 offices.
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RECIPE FOR DISASTER - how Pie Face lost its way
01/12/2014
You've got half a million $$$'s invested and you work punishing hours while customers ask if your store is closing down and the landlord's breathing down your neck ! Welcome to the world of a Pie Face franchisee.
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THE GREAT RACE
15/10/2014
I think we can learn a number of lessons in business from moments in elite sport.
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The Block Glasshouse Auctions
13/10/2014
I was having a coffee meeting with some agents in the city this morning, and naturally The Block auctions were a hot topic of conversation.
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Commission cuts forecast to continue
12/09/2014
A further decrease in the commission rate average for property managers is predicted as further new entrants into the space try to win business, according to Macquarie.
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Commission cuts forecast to continue
12/09/2014
A further decrease in the commission rate average for property managers is predicted as further new entrants into the space try to win business, according to Macquarie.
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Leadership in Real Estate
10/09/2014
Tom Panos talking to Brian White, Chairman - Ray White Group.
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The Richard Branson Plan
26/03/2014
Click onto the link and hear Richard Branson talking to the Global Community programme - some interesting comments about philanthropy.
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Haesley Cush with Tom Panos
04/03/2014
Haesley tells Tom what young people in the industry need to do to be successful - Haesley walks the talk.
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John McGrath with Tom Panos
04/03/2014
19 minutes of pure gold where John McGrath outlines the traits you need to be a successful real estate agent in today's market.
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Phil DiBella talking about Recruitment
27/02/2014
Phil DiBella may pay up to $2m more in staff a year by developing Brand Ambassadors - here he explains why....
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Phillip DiBella - The King of Coffee
27/02/2014
Take a look and hear Phil explain how he's NOT in the coffee business, he's in the PEOPLE business.
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Bill Gates with Jimmy Fallon
12/02/2014
Bill Gates talking to Jimmy Fallon about what he sees as the next big thing.
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Gail Kelly talks Business
10/02/2014
Westpac has concluded the big bank reporting season, predicts what lies ahead, and explains the huge profits made by the Big 4 Banks.
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The Kerry Stokes Story
07/02/2014
Kerry Stokes is the Chairman of Seven West Media which includes the Seven Television Network and the West Australian newspaper. This is his story.
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James Packer with Mike Willisie (Part 2)
05/02/2014
Part 2 of the James Packer interview with Mike Willesie.
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Mike Willesie with James Packer (Part 1)
04/02/2014
Mike Willesie finds out what its like being James Packer, growing up with Kerry, and his expanding business gambling empire.
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5 Steps to Peak Performance
03/02/2014
Dr Edward Hallowell outlines the 5 steps necessary to excel at work - select, connect, play, grapple, and shine.
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Rupert Murchoch - 10th Lowy Lecture
03/02/2014
Rupert Murdoch delivers the 10th Lowy Lecture in Sydney, October 2013.
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A Day In The Life Of Richard Branson
03/02/2014
Want to see what a day in the life of Richard Branson is like ? Watch this short video and join him during a busy day in London.
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Virgin takes 60% stake in Tigerair Australia
08/07/2013
Virgin Australia has completed the purchase of a 60 per cent stake in Tigerair Australia.
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Should Residential Agents Manage Commercial Properties
25/06/2013
I have just returned from a meeting with one of Australia’s leading commercial real estate Director’s - he had some interesting things to say.
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How Commercial Listings may be devaluing your Residential Rent Roll (Video)
30/05/2013
Commercial listings in a residential rent roll can actually devalue the portfolio when its time to sell. John Rigby explains why and what you can do about it.
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Sell A Business enters Commercial Rent Roll Space (Video)
30/05/2013
Sell A Business have entered the commercial rent roll selling space - John Rigby explains how, and rolls out the plan ahead.
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Real Estate Reaction to the Federal Budget
15/05/2013
Some principals and property managers expressed their disappointment today in the Federal Budget suggesting low interest rates are not enough to kick start the market without incentives for home buyers and major infrastructure investment.
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Small Business Reaction to Federal Budget
15/05/2013
Small Business appeared to be looking for more and were disappointed with the detail of the 2013 Federal Budget Announcements - John Symonds, Aussie Home Loans suggested the budget was a 'non-event' - many agreed with him.
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Is this the right business for YOU ? (Video)
12/05/2013
Many buyers just look at the bottom line with no consideration for there own level of interest or passion for the business, not whether they see themselves there in five years time.
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Real Estate Rent Roll Video Update
12/05/2013
A brief look at changes in the rent roll marketplace relating to listings in non-core areas including commercial listings.
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john@sellabusiness.com.au 0409 795506
13/02/2013
2012 Aust Institute of Business Brokers survey results on the sale of businesses over the last 12 months.
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John Rigby 0409 795506 john@sellabusiness.com.au
13/02/2013
This is a short one minute video about getting your exit strategy right regarding Capital Gains Tax.
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Full of beans: Coffee overtakes tea in popularity as Aussies ditch chain cafes
29/11/2012
Coffee has overtaken tea as the hot drink of choice for Australian consumers, according to a new report, with an industry analyst going even further suggesting we prefer independent cafés now more than coffee chains.
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Top 10 Franchises for 2012
29/11/2012
The annual Topfranchise.com.au Awards have announced the Top 10 franchises in the country for 2012.
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Gerry Harvey's stark message: Many retailers to collapse post-Christmas
29/11/2012
Gerry Harvey has been at it again during the week. The retail veteran has predicted gloomy times ahead for the retail industry, saying that while the upcoming Christmas will be a bright spot for many companies, the aftermath will be worse.
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It's party time for schoolies entrepreneur
25/10/2012
Schoolies a word many Parents fear is back between Nov 24th and Dec 17th. One big three week party.
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Family businesses must focus on succession planning sooner rather than later, PwC report warns
25/10/2012
Family businesses in Australia have grown at a lesser rate than the global average over the past year according to a new report from PwC.
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Work from home ? Beware a nasty tax shock
25/10/2012
If your house has been used as a home office, you might be liable for capital gains tax when you sell.
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How to invest in your local service station
15/10/2012
These days, service stations offer much more than milk, bread and fuel.
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ACCC flags financial penalties for Franchising Code breaches as sector shows strong growth
15/10/2012
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has called for stronger sanctions for breaches of the Franchising Code as the sector continues to boom.
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Entrepreneurs say now is the time to open a new business
15/10/2012
Australian entrepreneurs are optimistic about opportunities for growth, with 74% saying they would open a new business in this country right now, according to a study released yesterday by the Entrepreneurs' Organization.
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Pizza, cash and strange due diligence
08/10/2012
The gourmet pizza chain, which this year celebrated its 10th anniversary, accepted an acquisition offer from Retail Food Group in August for $24 million. The sale landed the Crust Pizza’s founders, Costa Anastasiadis and Michael Logos, on the Young Rich List a week ago.
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6,000 small businesses wrongly targeted by the Tax Office
08/10/2012
The Australian Taxation Office wrongly investigated almost 6,000 small business owners for being non-compliant cash economy taxpayers, according to a review by the Inspector General of Taxation released yesterday.
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Macquarie suspends all advertising on Alan Jones' radio show, claiming advertisers are victims of "cyber bullying"
08/10/2012
The Macquarie Radio Network has suspended all advertising on Alan Jones' 2GB breakfast show as the fallout continues from Jones' comments that Prime Minister Julia Gillard's father ''died of shame''.
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The IPhone 5 Has Arrived
20/09/2012
The iPhone 5 debuted in nine countries on Friday followed by 22 more on September 28. By December it will be available in 100 countries.
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Supanews' $1m giveaway to drive database growth
20/09/2012
Supanews, has launched its biggest ever in-store promotion which could see someone walk away with $1 million, as they build their email database.
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Build it and they will Come - Rail reality lifts Springfield demand
20/09/2012
With stage 2 of the $1.2 billion Darra to Springfield rail line well under construction and due to finish next year, they are coming.
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Top 10 Female Business Owners
22/06/2012
4BC's Kevin Turner and John Rigby from Sell A Business look at Top 10 Female Business Owners, three of which are from Brisbane.
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Rich list investor Kerr Neilson gives his outlook for global markets
26/03/2012
Fund managers have faced a trying six months as last year’s gloom over the European debt crisis evaporated, to be replaced by surging confidence that the global economy is once again poised for growth.
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Gimmicks get us to spend big
25/03/2012
Tricks of trade: Retail guru Gary Mortimer reveals some of the subtle tactics being used to entice shoppers.
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Sportsgirl unveils new fitting-room image sharing app – five lessons you can learn from this tech-savvy business
25/03/2012
Just one month after Sportsgirl introduced a new mobile sales channel with QR codes, the company has introduced another technology innovation that allows users to share photos of themselves trying on new outfits in the company’s stores.
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Franchising leaves a bad taste for some
25/03/2012
Many franchisees believe they are vulnerable when a contract ends, but the law provides no residual rights, writes Stuart Washington.
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Mobile Business Centres
30/01/2012
Mobile Business Centres provide free mentoring services for businesses located across Victoria.
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More Retails will fold, says Gerry Harvey
30/01/2012
Australia's battered retail sector will see more business closures in 2012 after a tough 2011, Harvey Norman chairman Gerry Harvey said today.
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Creating a Leading Independent Coal Company
12/12/2011
Whitehaven Coal and Aston Resources announce plans to merge.
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THE BIG PICTURE: How the Australian consumer is changing
12/12/2011
Are Aussie consumers starting to spend again? The latest national accounts data tends to suggest that they are with the broadest measure of spending – household consumption – rising by 1.2% in the September quarter to stand 3.8% higher than a year ago.
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JB Hi-Fi caught in Facebook gift card scam, experts warn consumers to be wary over Christmas
12/12/2011
Businesses and individuals are being warned to watch out for fake Christmas gift cards being distributed through social media sites after some Australian companies have been forced to issue clarifications saying they are not offering discounts of any sort.
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Businesses weigh up the cost of tweeting
12/12/2011
While businesses are aware of the potential usefulness of social media in connecting with their customers, many are still weighing up the cost of having to fund such activity before ploughing in with a tweet.
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Retailer Fletcher Jones 'has to be sold'
12/12/2011
THE administrators of Fletcher Jones will attempt to save the high-profile clothing retailer by putting it up for sale.
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Crust's tips on lasting 10 years and hitting 100 stores
03/12/2011
Costa Anastasiadis can't remember a moment when he and his cousin, Michael Logos, decided to go into business together, it just happened.
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Pizza and movies - coming to a Hoyts cinema near you
03/12/2011
Pizza and movie night at home is a popular treat for Australians, and now Eagle Boys has linked with Hoyts Cinemas to take the experience to selected cinemas.
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John Rigby talks to 4BC's Business Show Host, Kevin Turner
25/11/2011
John talks to Kevin about Harvey Norman's website launch, APN's closure of regional newspapers, and the ACCC's comments about franchising in Australia.
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Kilojoule displays at fast food chains: will they really make a difference?
26/10/2011
Domino's is following Hungry Jack's lead and displaying kilojoule counts on its menus.
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The Australian Innovation Challenge awards
26/10/2011
The Australian Innovation Challenge is open for submissions. The Challenge recognises innovative ideas that aim to assist the general public, as well as breakthroughs with commercial potential.
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SME Association of Australia launched
26/10/2011
A new peak body has been launched to support and equip small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) in Australia.
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Small business support line reaches 40 000 calls
26/10/2011
The Small Business Support Line has reached its 40 000th call since commencing in September 2009.
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IGA supermarkets to introduce handheld scanners in 2012
13/10/2011
Queensland shoppers will be ringing-up their own groceries in supermarket aisles using handheld scanners as early as next year.
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Brisbane roaster Di Bella Coffee enters instant coffee market with Torq
13/10/2011
It's news startling enough to make your average bean-fiend cough and splutter into their espresso. After years of spreading the good word on specialty brews, Brisbane roaster Di Bella Coffee has entered the instant coffee market.
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Online shopping boom driving a change in parcel operations for Australia Post
13/10/2011
The explosion in internet-ordered goods has forced Australia Post to overhaul its parcel operations business.
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John Rigby with 4BC's Kevin Turner
06/10/2011
John Rigby apeaks to Kevin Turner on 4BC about Woolies launching 3 mega-hardware stores in 24 hours in SE Qld, how to enjoy a beer while having a haircut, and how Domino's are going 'green' trialling scooter deliveries.
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Woolworths hardware offshoot Masters to open three megastores in 24 hours in Queensland
06/10/2011
In a move that's set to shake up the local hardware industry, Masters will pull off a triple whammy in Queensland next week - opening three megastores within 24 hours, with a fourth following a week later.
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Want beer with your haircut?
06/10/2011
Nathan Cuneen, franchisor at hair styling franchise Blow Dry Bar, has created a new beauty franchise, but this time it's targeting beer and sport loving men.
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Domino's trials scooters for new green deliveries
06/10/2011
Pizza franchise, Domino's, is doing its bit for the environment, purchasing a small quantity of electric drive scooters for trial in the business' delivery fleet.
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More Australians travelling to Quensland
29/09/2011
Tourism, Manufacturing and Small Business Minister Jan Jarratt has welcomed data showing Australians visiting Queensland went up 4% to 16.4 million people in the year ending June 2011.
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Truly Visionary Leadership
29/09/2011
Surveying the vast kilometres from the 10th floor of Springfield Tower where a city the size of Darwin will take shape over the next 30 years, Maha Sinnathamby is typically philosophical.
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Prestige Power
29/09/2011
In a motoring coup, the directors of LMM Holdings (owner of Brisbane BMW Group) have upped their prestige offering a gear after acquiring Lamborghini Brisbane from Melbourne-based businessman Andrew Smith.
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Nathan Tinkler - Australia's rich person under 40
24/09/2011
Mining magnate and Newcastle Knights owner Nathan Tinkler has maintained his position as Australia's richest person aged under 40, as young entrepreneurs defy economic conditions to build their wealth.
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Domain name record smashed after 'schoolboy error'
24/09/2011
The record for the most expensive .com.au domain name was broken today after the owner of investmentproperty.com.au let the name expire and it was snapped up at auction for $125,000.
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Who are Brisbane's top private companies ?
24/09/2011
Terry White Chemists has reclaimed the No.1 spot as Brisbane’s top private company with revenues of $1.75 billion and 4000 staff. The pharmacy giant joins a plethora of organisations to be profiled in Brisbane Business News annual Top Private Companies edition – out now in more than 500 greater Brisbane newsagencies.
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John Rigby spekaing with 4BC's Kevin Tirner
24/09/2011
John Rigby speaks to 4BC's Kevin Turner on his weekly comment spot on the 4BC Business Show.
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John Rigby talks to 4BC's Kevin Turner
16/09/2011
Hear Kevin and John talk about the new Scoot 2 You franchise and the No 1 Facebook page in the world.
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Scoot 2 You Franchise - Ride it, Fold it, Drive It, Earn from It
15/09/2011
Qld based Scoot 2 You was a big hit at Brisbane's recent Franchise and Business Opportunities Expo
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The World's Best Facebook Page
15/09/2011
An Australian travel agent has been named world's best Facebook page after receiving more than 75,000 "likes" in nine months.
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Facebook delays IPO until 2012
15/09/2011
Social networking giant Facebook has reportedly delayed its IPO until September 2012 after originally planning to go public in April, according to a new report.
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A Smart Franchise System for the Home Handyman
08/09/2011
Opportunity for the Home Handyman and Tradesman-offering a solid business opportunity with superior support, marketing & operating systems.
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Expand your brand: build a supersized franchise
08/09/2011
Sydneysider Merrill Pereyra spent 23 years inside the 'golden arches'. Pereyra, now 48, was a McDonald's senior executive in Australia, responsible for expanding the firm's operations locally and internationally.
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Franchise-owned Coffee Club plans 100 Ribs and Rumps restaurants
08/09/2011
The fast-growing coffee franchise Coffee Club plans to open 100 new Ribs and Rumps stores after snapping up the Sydney steakhouse business for just over $10 million.
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Donut King expands into PNG
02/09/2011
Australian retail food brand manager and franchisor Retail Food Group this week opened its first Donut King store in Papua New Guinea, in conjunction with Donut King PNG master license partner, Retail Food Brands.
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Franchisors forecast 17% profit growth
02/09/2011
Franchisors are forecasting a 17 per cent increase in profit growth over the next 12 months after recording double digit growth last year, a report shows.
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John Rigby with 4BC's Kevin Turner
26/08/2011
John and Kevin talk about a new e-coffee online ordering system for coffee shops, and the imapct penalty rates for Sunday trading are having on small businesses.
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John Rigby Talks to 4BC's Kevin Turner
26/08/2011
John Rigby talks to 4BC's Kevin Turner about the crippling efforts of penalty rates on Sundat trading for retailers,and a new online coffee ordering system.
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Laws make Sundays too expensive, claim bosses
25/08/2011
Fiona Stager would love to hire another full-timer to work the floor of her independent bookshop but says she can't because the penalty rates are too high.
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E-coffee brews cashless future
25/08/2011
When Mike Boyd had the idea for Cupstart, an online coffee ordering business, he thought its success would be based on people's impatience for their morning brew.
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John Rigby speaks to 4BC's Kevin Turner
19/08/2011
John Rigby speaks to 4BC's Kevin Turner about record profits for Retail Food Group, how to buy a stake in the Brisbane Broncos, and a new Brisbane based social networking site with video streaming.
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Retail Food Group has growth on the menu
16/08/2011
Retail Food Group, the company behind brands such as Brumby's Bakeries, Donut King, and Michel's, has overcome natural disasters and a challenging retail environment to establish 40 new outlets and a small rise in net profit.
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The $6 billion rich losers club
09/08/2011
It's been a rough year for Gerry Harvey. First he was ridiculed for lashing out at online retail and calling for the Government to cut the GST exemption on imports under $1,000.
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John Rigby talks to 4BC's Kevin Turner
05/08/2011
John Rigby of Sell A Business talks to 4BC's Kevin Turner about how the convention and event market is returning to normal in Brisbane after the devastating January floods.
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Business events in Brisbane are back to business
04/08/2011
Following the devastating floods in the Greater Brisbane region, there’s a sense of optimism, resilience and camaraderie in the Brisbane business community, with many businesses resuming operations.
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Are you the next Brisbane Young Entrepreneur of the Year?
04/08/2011
In a city that lends itself to enterprise and creativity, it is only logical that Brisbane Business News is inundated each year with applications for the Brisbane Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award.
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More Regional Skies for Virgin
04/08/2011
The Virgin Australia Group of Airlines will commence new flights on October 1 from Brisbane to regional centres including Gladstone and Port Macquarie under a regional alliance with Skywest.
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Trillions in Family Firm Legacies
30/07/2011
Read what percentage of businesses in Australia are family owned, how many plan to pass the business on to family members, and what percentage plan to retire in the next 10 years.
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New Cycle for Son of Scroo
29/07/2011
After starting his first 99 Bikes shop at Milton in 2007 with just three employees, Matt Turner has increased his business to seven outlets in Queensland and 53 employees, turning over $10 million in the process during FY11
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An Evening with Tony Blair
29/07/2011
Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair will make his first speaking appearance in Australasia since leaving office in July 2011 at an event presented by CEO and chairman of Visy Anthony Pratt.
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John Rigby talks to 4BC's Kevin Turner on the Business Show July 31st 2011
29/07/2011
John Rigby talks to Kevin Turner about business happenings during the week including the visit to Brisbane by former British Prime Minister Tony Blair, the growth and expansion of the 99 Bikes chain, and how the ACCC is taking action against unlicensed business brokers who really sell advertising not businesses.
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John Rigby talks to 4BC Business Show Host, Kevin Turner
28/07/2011
John Rigby and Kevin Turner talk about developments in the Moreton Shire Region, Jetts 24 Hour Gyms, and Eagle Boys plans with the Video Ezy Rewards Programs.
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Harvey Norman profit down 17% to $132m
28/07/2011
Harvey Norman Ltd net profit was down 17.1% to $131.7 million for the six months to December 31, 2010 on revenue of $804.1 million compared with $715.6 million previously.
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ACCC takes action on AIBB Complaint
25/07/2011
The Australian Institute of Business Brokers (AIBB), the peak industry body representing Business Brokers, has received confirmation from the office of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) this week that its complaint against Macquarie Commercial and Business Sales Pty Ltd (Macquarie) for alleged misleading and deceptive conduct had been dealt with by the Commission and the misleading and deceptive publication has been withdrawn by Macquarie.
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Cafe Culture helps George Gregan grind out new Opportunities
24/07/2011
It's a busy Thursday morning at the GG Espresso cafe outside the Coca-Cola and Vodafone headquarters in North Sydney.
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Bankrupt showbiz mogul Michael Edgley owes $7 million dollars
22/07/2011
He bought us Cirque du Soleil, the Bolshoi Ballet and Torvill and Dean but showbiz entrepreneur Michael Edgley is now bankrupt.
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Unfair dismissal laws forcing small businesses to pay 'go away money' to sacked staff
21/07/2011
Small business operators are forking out thousands to disgruntled workers to make them go away, an industrial consultant has claimed.
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Ipswich businesses bouncing back following devastating January 2011 floods
21/07/2011
Beauty therapist Kate Hill is optimistic about the future after the epic summer flood ripped through her salon in downtown Ipswich. She was not defeated by the torrent of water, in fact it has made her business stronger.
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Go Gecko chief Geoff Doyle ousted as agencies teeter in wake of property slump
21/07/2011
The property market slump has claimed the scalp of some Go Gecko real estate agencies as well as founder Geoff Doyle - ousted after five years heading the company.
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The Moreton Bay Shire Means Serious Business
14/07/2011
The Moreton Bay Regional Council is behind a major push to position the region as a key growth corridor just 30 mins drive from Brisbane's CBD.
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24/7 Fitness Chain Leading the Way in Australia
14/07/2011
The popularity of 24/7 gyms in Australia has reached a record high with explosive customer demand propelling Jetts Fitness to the chain with the highest number of clubs throughout the country.
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Forget the Popcorn, flash us a Pizza Instead !...
14/07/2011
Eagle Boys have joined forces with Video Ezy's Rewards Program as part of its national expansion drive.
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Join the Sell A Business Broking Team
11/07/2011
Franchisor and CEO John Rigby talks about how you can join the Sell A Business Broking Team - work to proven systems based around low operating overheads and high returns.
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John Rigby talks to 4BC's Kevin Turner 7/7/11
08/07/2011
John talks to Kevin about how former New York Mayor Rudi Giuliani reduced crime & brought big business back to the Big Apple, how Brisbane is now the 14th most expensive city in the world to live, and a $12m injection that's getting the tourism industry back on its feet.
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Reduce crime and attract big business, says Rudi Giuliani
08/07/2011
Former New York City Mayor Rudolph Giuliani, says cities like Brisbane and the Gold Coast need to build on their strengths and reduce crime if they are to attract big business.
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Living in Brisbane more expensive than New York
08/07/2011
It's now cheaper to live in London, Vienna, Rome, Berlin, Hong Kong and Beijing than most Australian capitals, the Economist Intelligence Unit's Worldwide Cost of Living survey found.
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Tide begins to turn for Queensland tourism July
08/07/2011
Queensland's battered tourism industry has begun to claw its way out of the wreckage, six months after devastating floods and Cyclone Yasi.
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New Go Sushi franchise gives away Macbook prize
08/07/2011
Go Sushi's second Victorian store, which recently opened in the north-west of Melbourne's CBD, has been the first of the sushi franchises to give away a MacBook as part of a new promotion.
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Baskin-Robbins joins forces with Captain America
08/07/2011
Throughout July, Baskin-Robbins franchises are offering a new flavoured ice cream, sundae, beverage and cake as part of its promotion of the upcoming Captain America: The First Avenger movie.
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Baskin-Robbins appoints Sell A Business as Preferred Agents
07/07/2011
It was announced earlier today that the franchisor of Baskin-Robbins Australia have appointed Sell A Business as their Preferred Agents.
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North Queensland to host one of country’s largest regional business expos
06/07/2011
The response to North Queensland’s first small business and franchise expo has been so strong that all 58 sites have sold ahead of the March event with enquiries still coming in.
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Australia's Top 10 Franchise
05/07/2011
The latest survey from Topfranchise reveals that Smartline Personal Mortgage Advisors are the number one Australian franchise among systems surveyed for the third year in a row.
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Event for Young Qld Entrepreneurs
05/07/2011
If you have an idea, are in business already, or are thinking about taking the plunge, you should meet Young Entrepreneurs Australia (YEOZ).
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Dreamy Donuts cash in on Krispy Kreme closures
05/07/2011
Dreamy Donuts is cashing in on the closure of 21 Krispy Kreme stores, with the franchise brand celebrating its fifth birthday by accepting Krispy Kreme vouchers at all of its stores in Australia and New Zealand.
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Mr Rental rolls out an innovative new franchise model
05/07/2011
Mr Rental has enjoyed industry award wins and an overall profit increase of 20 percent in 2010 and is predicting further growth with increasing brand awareness with the introduction of a ‘hybrid’ business model in 2011.
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Senior Helpers franchise launches in Australia
05/07/2011
Senior Helpers, already a hit franchise in the United States has launched in Australia with the backing of one of Australia’s most successful franchise developers Paul Wheeler.
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Big Changes ahead for Gloria Jeans Outlets
05/07/2011
International coffee franchise, Gloria Jean's Coffees has announced its intention to be "The Coffee House of the Future", launching a brand revamp comprising a new store layout, specialty team roles and a new food and coffee offering.
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John Rigby from Sell A Business talks to 4BC's Kevin Turner
02/07/2011
John Rigby talks to 4BC's Kevin Turner on the Business Show.
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Subway Passes McDonald's
30/06/2011
At the end of last year, Subway had 33,749 restaurants worldwide, compared to McDonald's 32,737.
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Sydney ferries to be Franchised
28/06/2011
The NSW government has called for expressions of interest to run a franchised Sydney Ferries, with plans to contract out the operation of the services by the end of next year.
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Small Business cuts spending by 15%
28/06/2011
The survey found more than half of the small companies which normally make outlays immediately before June 30 will cut back this year.
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China next stop for The Coffee Club
28/06/2011
The Coffee Club is opening in China with its first cafe in a major transport hub, the Yuexiu District in Guangzhou, near Hong Kong.
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4BC Business Show Interview No 2
24/06/2011
Sell A Business franchisor John Rigby talks to 4BC Business Show host Kevin Turner about the franchising industry.
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4BC Business Show Interview No 1
24/06/2011
Managing Director John Rigby speaks on Radio 4BC's Small Business Show with host, Kevin Turner.
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Domino's rakes in $1 million in one week with new mobile ordering
23/06/2011
Domino's Pizza has proven that there's money in mobile, making more than $1 million in mobile sales in the week that followed the official launch of its new ordering platform.
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South Brisbane franchisee named Worldwide Online Printing's best of the year
23/06/2011
At its annual conference on the Gold Coast, Worldwide Online Printing named George Bacic from South Brisbane the National Franchisee of the Year for the 2009/2010 financial year.
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RBA in no rush to lift cash rate.
23/06/2011
The central bank has again signalled interest rates will go up this year, but says it will wait for more news on the state of international and domestic economies.
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Winding up not an issue for Jim's says founder
22/06/2011
The licence holder for Jim's Plumbing, part of the Jim's Group, should be able to pull his business out of its tax trouble after being hit with a winding up order
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Winter Warmers on the menu at Muffin Break
22/06/2011
Customers yearning for a more substantial bite than a warm muffin can now enjoy a hot lunch at Muffin Break, which has just introduced its winter warmers menu to its food franchise network.
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Adam Liaw joins Noodle Box
22/06/2011
Noodle Box is going all masterchef, with the 2010 cookery competition winner Adam Liaw creating a gourmet range exclusively for the franchise chain.
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QSRH Sold To Archer Capital
22/06/2011
Quick Service Restaurant Holdings (QSRH) which operates food franchises including Red Rooster, Oporto and Chicken Treat, has been acquired by private equity manager, Archer Capital.
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Rodney Adler is back in Business
05/06/2011
Rodney Adler will be 63 before he will be allowed to take a seat on the board of a company again. But the millionaire corporate crook, whose fortune was worth $85 million at its peak, is not letting that stop him from doing business.
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The best franchises to buy in these tough economic times
05/06/2011
Certain franchise systems work better than others according to Sell A Business Director & Franchisor, John Rigby.
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Small Business is dragging its feet with new technology says Telstra
05/06/2011
Telstra says small business is dragging its feet on take-up of new technology, with thousands of firms still not using computers or mobile phones.
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Donut King Radio Ad
29/05/2011
Donut King hits the radio airwaves to sell more franchises.
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Go Sushi Toowoomba wins Franchisee of the Year Award
25/05/2011
Mark and Kathy Blake, Franchise Owners of Go Sushi at Toowoomba Grand Central, have taken home the Pacific Retail Management Franchisee of the Year Award for 2011.
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Curving out a Niche
05/05/2011
Fitness centre operator Curves is the ninth most successful franchise company in the world. Its founder Gavin Heaves recently visited Australia and spoke to Business Spectator's Isabelle Oderberg about: How you can maintain quality control in a franchising business Imitation is the best form of flattery, but he's not worried about similar offerings in the marketplace Why he believes being vocal about his political and religious beliefs won't affect the success of the company
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Square Puff gives customers box full of pizza
05/05/2011
Australia’s largest pizza delivery expert, Domino’s Pizza, has tackled the large pizza debate head-on, with today’s launch of their new Square Puff pizza, which gives customers a box full of pizza.
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Mrs. Fields Australia wins major international award
05/05/2011
Mrs. Fields Australia operators Andrew and Debbie Benefield have been awarded the International Master Franchisee of the Year at the Mrs. Fields Famous Brands Convention in Las Vegas.
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Healthy Habits - A Brand with Bite
05/05/2011
You're biting into the Dymocks Group when you join Healthy Habits In 1992 the first Healthy Habits store was established in the Knox City Shopping Centre in Melbourne by Katherine Sampson.
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Austvending launches hand sanitiser vending machines
05/05/2011
B2B Vending, the succssful Australian vending business, has brought to Australia an innovative new franchise concept - hand sanitising machines
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V.I.P. franchise awards
05/05/2011
At the South Australian Franchise Council Awards in 2010, V.I.P. nominated Chris Hammond from our Commercial Cleaning division for Franchisee of the Year in the category 2 or less employees. We were thrilled that Chris received the runner up award, to Action Coach franchisee Mark Carn.
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Accor puts focus on franchising
05/05/2011
The Cradle Mountain Lodge in Tasmania is Accor Group's latest franchise. The hotel is the 50th franchise hotel that Accor, which is moving away from the injection of fresh equity into hotels, has established in its Australasian network of 180 hotels. Accor owns or leases approximately 44% of its properties globally, but aims to reduce that figure to about 30%.
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