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Current and future trends affecting consumer markets businesses in FY23
0.5 CPD Point | Georgina Hey and Maija Kerry discuss current and future trends for consumer markets businesses for FY23 including supply chain issues, digital, regulatory and ESG.
Cashflow issues for retailers
0.5 CPD point | In our latest episode of our ongoing Marketplace: In Conversation series, David Goldman discusses issues within the hospitality and general retail sector while emerging from lockdown.
Brand development and clearance strategies
0.25 CPD point | Georgina Hey speaks with Orana Swan at GroupM about the development and launch of new brands in the consumer markets space, including the commercial and legal risks and rewards.
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Lexology Getting the Deal Through – Franchise 2022
August 11, 2021: Reference guide of the Franchise sector in Australia, including franchise market overview; key considerations when forming and operating a franchise; offer and sale of franchises; franchise contracts and the franchisor/franchisee relationship; and recent trends.