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Meet the first four Buffed franchisees - L-R Jimmy, Grant, Blair and Rick. Image by Anne O'Keeffe/612 ABC Brisbane.
Shoe shine stands - a common sight overseas but not something you usually see in Brisbane... but that's about to change.
The Wise Foundation, which has set up social enterprise initiatives such as The Big Issue, is also behind "Buffed" - a franchise business opportunity for unemployed or underemployed people.
612 ABC Brisbane Breakfast reporter Anne O'Keeffe is at the launch this morning: Listen to audio interview here.