Specsavers officially launches its first audiology business today at a local event in the Specsavers Runaway Bay optical store on Queensland’s Gold Coast.
Specsavers Audiology Runaway Bay and Specsavers Audiology Tweed City open their doors to their first customers today and tomorrow respectively.
- Each new business has an individual franchise partner: at Runaway Bay, Andrew Fraser opens an audiology clinic within the Specsavers Runaway Bay optical store, while his sister, Rochelle Fraser, opens her business within the Specsavers Tweed City optical store. Both Andrew and Rochelle Fraser are audiologists of more than 15 years standing.
- Specsavers aims to open as many as 100 audiology businesses in the coming 12-18 months, providing audiology services in up to 200 of its optical locations.
- The two audiology franchise openings foreshadow a national rollout of Specsavers Audiology businesses across Australia, with Specsavers optical stores due to act as hosts to all the new businesses.
“As we open the first of many audiology businesses across Australia we stand by our commitment to offer quality professional service and value in hearing-device technology,” Specsavers Audiology executive director Darrel Magna said.
Separate franchise businesses
Mr Magna confirmed that each Specsavers Audiology business will be hosted within a local Specsavers optical store but will operate as a separate franchise business, with audiology professionals
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