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Small business and franchises

Business closures around the city have increased drastically in recent years, with the slowing economy and high rents two major concerns. Plus, franchising may be under constant scrutiny but we explore how WA entrepreneurs are using the model.

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Retail, hospitality hit by rents, slow spending

Retail, hospitality hit by rents, slow spending

The rate of business failures in hospitality and retail during the past year should be ringing alarm bells for decision makers.

Reward for effort despite looming franchise regs

Reward for effort despite looming franchise regs

The franchise sector is regularly under review, yet it has been a successful pathway for many small business owners.