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Godfreys owner John Johnston dies aged 100

03/12/2018

Godfreys owner John Johnston has died aged 100, just months after he bought back the vacuum cleaner retailer he first joined in 1936.

Godfreys suspends stock trading

06/07/2018

​Trading of Godfreys stock will be suspended at the close of business Friday, 6th July, with the company officially exiting the ASX at the close of businesses the following Wednesday, 11th.

Godfreys co-founder bids to buy back business

11/04/2018

Godfreys co-founder John Johnston has lodged a bid to purchase the beleagured vacuum retail chain and take it private.

Godfrey’s falls out of love with franchising

20/02/2018

Godfrey’s new CEO Jason Gowie is winding back his predecessor’s focus on franchisee conversions and plans to double the proportion of the company’s sales coming from online.

Godfreys’ sales drop

06/02/2018

Vacuum retail specialist Godfrey’s has reported a decline in sales in the first-half of fiscal 18.

Godfreys hoovers up $5.3m franchise fees

17/08/2017

Vacuum retailer Godfreys converted 22 stores to franchised outlets in the 2016-17 financial year bringing in to the corporate chest initial franchise fees of $5.3m.

Why Godfreys is backing franchising again

26/10/2016

Vacuum cleaner retailer Godfreys is turning to franchise expansion to deliver stronger financial results in the group.

Godfreys to franchise 18 stores in 2017

26/10/2016

Vaccuum cleaner retail chain Godfreys is selling off up to 60 corporate stores to franchise buyers with 18 outlets up for grabs next year.

Godfreys opens up $77.7m IPO

29/10/2015

The vacuum cleaning business Godfreys plans to galvanise the next stage of its expansion through an initial public offering. The chain of 209 outlets has 85 franchised stores. Four new company

Godfreys financials show profit

29/10/2015

Sales at the retail chain Godfreys increased 3.5 percent to $90.6m, it has revealed in its half year financial results. In the six month period to December 2014 seven stores