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NEWS ANALYSIS: Chesa Nyama owner listing short of gravy

It feels as if the listing of Gold Brands Investments, the owner of the Chesa Nyama fast-food franchise, on the JSE's AltX market has been on the boil for some time...

By Marc Hasenfuss

Kenyan Hellofood users can now order KFC, Ocean Basket online

Hellofood, the online food ordering and delivery service operated by Foodpanda, has announced that its Kenyan users can now order KFC and Ocean Basket from the service...

By Nur Bremmen

Nitestay's attempt to stand out in Nigeria's highly competitive hotel booking space

Even though e-commerce giants Jumia and Konga are still Nigeria's foremost startup companies, attention is gradually being extended to other sectors as 2015 saw the launch...

By Paul Adepoju

New corporate identity for The Fish & Chip Co.

The Fish & Chip Co. has unveiled a new corporate identity, menu design and store look...

Chipotle shares fall as E. coli outbreak hits sales

NEW YORK - Shares of Chipotle Mexican Grill fell on Monday after the restaurant chain projected much lower-than-expected profits on plunging sales due to an E. coli outbreak in the United States...

Krispy Kreme fans camp out

Krispy Kreme fans were invited to an action-packed, celebrity-studded camp-out at The Zone @ Rosebank on Tuesday, 24 November as they counted down to the official opening of the very first Krispy Kreme store on the African continent at 7am yesterday...

[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 158: The Bookmarks Awards and Premier Hotels & Resorts

Tune in to the Biz Takeouts Marketing & Media radio show on 26 November 2015, from 9-10am, as show host Warren Harding chats to Fred Roed and Alan Campbell...

800th Krispy Kreme store officially opens in SA

The media launch of international doughnut brand Krispy Kreme was held earlier this week at the Zone in Rosebank, Johannesburg...

Top-performing international restaurant chains named

Euromonitor International and Nation's Restaurant News have released the top-25 performing international restaurant chains outside of North America. In 2014, the Asia-Pacific dominated this exclusive list with $47.4bn in sales...

Famous Brands becomes Paul's licensed partner in SA

Famous Brands has signed an agreement with the global brand Paul, the family-owned French chain of bakery-cafés established in 1889 in Croix, Northern France, to become its South African licensed partner for a 10-year period...

SA's coffee culture set to grow

According to Statistics SA, coffee shops have contributed to around 2.8 percentage points of the positive annual growth around takeaway and fast food. They have also had a 7.1% increase in income since 2014 with impressive growth across the country...

McDonald's evolves as competition bites

McDonald's, which serves just under 8-million customers every month in 234 restaurants across SA's nine provinces, last week marked 20 years operating in the country by selling Big Mac Medium Meals for R19.95...

By Zeenat Moorad

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