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Lessons the smaller guy can learn from their bigger brother

For many business owners franchising presents an opportunity to elevate and grow their businesses and develop a national - or even international - footprint...

17 May 2016

Black Rhino Wheels to donate a portion of every wheel sold to Save the Rhino International

Tiger Wheel & Tyre has announced that wheel partner, Black Rhino Wheels, is donating R5 of every wheel sold to Save the Rhino International...

Issued by Tiger Wheel & Tyre 16 May 2016

Pentravel expands national footprint with Mall of Africa

The opening of the Mall of Africa in Midrand has dominated national news lately and record numbers of visitors have been reported.

16 May 2016

Good old-fashioned customer care tips that will set your franchise apart

There's a great story about how an employee at one of the famous American Trader Joe's stores went the extra mile in terms of service, not because they had to, but because it was the right thing to do...

By Aki Kalliatakis 10 May 2016

SA franchise sector continues to grow

The various international retail chain store brands entering the South African market is a positive indicator for the country and highlights the opportunity that South Africa offers to international investors, despite the flurry of negative perceptions around the current local economy, according to Jeremy Lang, regional GM of Business Partners...

28 Apr 2016

McDonald's under pressure to commit to cruelty-free eggs

A petition against the eggs used in McDonalds meals in SA has been signed by 16‚756 supporters so far...

28 Apr 2016

Famous Brands buys stake in Lupa Osteria

Famous Brands has bought 51% of Lupa Osteria, a chain of three Italian restaurants in KwaZulu-Natal, for an undisclosed amount...

25 Apr 2016

Starbucks creates a buzz at first store in SA

Excited caffeinistas queued outside of the newly opened Starbucks in Rosebank on Thursday, paying no mind to the cold or drizzle...

By Colleen Goko 25 Apr 2016

Starbucks opens its first South African store

By 7.30am on Thursday, when the world's largest coffee company, Starbucks, opened its first store in South Africa, the throng of fans who had been lining up from the night before were desperately in need of a cuppa...

By Zeenat Moorad 22 Apr 2016

Money is tight but alcohol and coffee sales are cooking

Times may be tough, but South Africans are not giving up their morning takeaway coffee fix or their after-work tipple...

By Colleen Goko 21 Apr 2016

Phumelela takes a bet on franchise model

Alternative gaming conglomerate Phumelela is looking to roll out a franchise model to broaden its footprint in the vibrant betting industry...

By Marc Hasenfuss 18 Apr 2016

McDonald's banking on breakfast buzz

McDonald's is having a moment. Actually, it has been having one for a while. Analysts may find no shortage of things to fret about - from rising labour costs to lousy consumer feedback on the quality of the food - but investors love McDonald's...

By Leslie Patton 12 Apr 2016

Roman's Pizza named 2016 Brand Builder of the Year

Roman's Pizza has received the Brand Builder of the Year Award at the Franchise Association of South Africa's (FASA) Awards for Excellence in Franchising. This award recognises a brand by its popularity with the public through effective marketing and advertising campaigns...

11 Apr 2016

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