Franchising and Legal Issues for Small Business

  • Tim Mazzarol
  • Sophie Reboud
Part of the Springer Texts in Business and Economics book series (STBE)


Franchising has become a highly popular business system throughout the world with many small business owner-managers joining franchise networks. Although the more famous franchise systems such as KFC, McDonalds and Pizza Hut that came to Australia in the 1970s were established in the US there are now many such as Snap Printing, Jim’s Mowing and Eagle Boys Pizza are Australian owned. According to the Franchising Council of Australia (FCA, 2011), 90% of the franchise systems operating in Australia were developed here (FCA, 2016).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Tim Mazzarol
    • 1
  • Sophie Reboud
    • 2
  1. 1.University of Western AustraliaCrawleyAustralia
  2. 2.Burgundy School of BusinessDijonFrance

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