Phill Tucker will join FFCo as the new Head of Business Development after eight years with the pizza company.
Owned by Melbourne-based FFCo, Pretzel World is looking to expand its retail footprint across the country following a rise in enquiries and a tripling in sales in some stores.
Food franchises must evolve to remain competitive, Stan Gordon, executive chairman of Melbourne-based FFCo, told RetailBiz.
Cold Rock Ice Creamery is embracing the social media revolution by using Facebook and Twitter to communicate with its customers.
Expanding franchisor Franchised Food Company has acquired Nutshack, the leading Australian retailer of nuts, confectionery and dried fruits.
Australia's first dual Cold Rock Ice Creamery and Pretzel World store has opened in Hobart, attracting around 2000 customers within its first three days of operation.
Retailers will continue to face challenges over the next year as consumers return to saving their money, a franchising expert says.