John Lazarou went from being a hairdresser 1989, to joining two forwarding-thinking business minds the following year, in operating a small cafe in Brisbane.
That same venue over the next 30 years, evolved into one of the most notable franchises in the coffee industry – now, with 400 venues across 9 countries.
John joins the program as a Director of that brand – The Coffee Club – and its holding company, Minor DKL Food Group.
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In just under twenty years, Janine Allis has turned a single juice bar in Adelaide, into an international brand with hundreds of stores – Boost Juice.
Her holding company, Retail Zoo, now also houses three other strong brands and demonstrates her abilities as a franchise powerhouse.
Janine is recognised for her position on Channel Ten’s Shark Tank, alongside successful investors like Andrew Banks and Naomi Simson – but more importantly, she’s a role model for Australians, young and old.
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