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Tiger Wheel & Tyre wins The Times Sowetan Retail Award for the sixth time - Tiger Wheel & Tyre
Tiger Wheel & Tyre wins The Times Sowetan Retail Award for the sixth time

Tiger Wheel & Tyre's continued delivery of consistently good service to customers has netted it the award for "Top Tyre Retailer" in the annual Times Sowetan Retail Awards - their sixth consecutive win in these awards...

Issued by Tiger Wheel & Tyre 20 Oct 2014 15:18

Tap into Africa's franchising potential
Tap into Africa's franchising potential

The FNB Franchise Leadership Summit, attended by industry thought leaders and experts, provided a platform to engage and discuss key franchise trends in the industry...

16 Oct 2014 14:36

Liquor City plans to grow franchise portfolio
Liquor City plans to grow franchise portfolio

Liquor City‚ which has about 300 franchised and owned stores across SA‚ plans to ramp up its franchise portfolio by taking under-pressure independent liquor retailers under its wing.

By Nick Hedley 14 Oct 2014 13:44

Provisions in CPA applicable to franchise agreements
Provisions in CPA applicable to franchise agreements

The Consumer Protection Act, 68 of 2008, (CPA) has been in effect since it was signed into law on 24 April 2011 and accordingly has now been in operation for a period of three years.

By Christopher Tucker and David Hepburn 13 Oct 2014 12:20

Key ingredient for franchising success - customer relations
Key ingredient for franchising success - customer relations

Now, more than ever, a franchise needs to stand out from its competitors to attract the attention of customers. Improving customer relations is key to getting ahead.

By Yolandi Ferreira 3 Oct 2014 15:26

Keeping to franchisor standards improves success rates
Keeping to franchisor standards improves success rates

When entering a franchise, the new entrepreneur needs to understand that the franchisor's standards have been set for a reason and there is only so much room for originality...

By Werner Hedder 29 Sep 2014 08:20

Franchisees should hedge against future rate changes
Franchisees should hedge against future rate changes

Though the SARB Monetary Policy Committee left the repo rate unchanged at 5.75%, leaving the prime lending rate at 9.25%, franchise owners should still exercise caution, as other economic factors still persist.

26 Sep 2014 13:12

Total to woo high-end customers with Thrupps forecourt offering
Total to woo high-end customers with Thrupps forecourt offering

Famous Brands (Fbr) and Total are testing a new forecourt grocer that analysts say could rival Engen's Woolworths offering.

By Nick Hedley 19 Sep 2014 15:16

I LAaik it local
I LAaik it local

Pizza Hut will follow a fast paced growth and penetration strategy in South Africa and on the continent. This was according to GM of Pizza Hut Africa, Randall Blackford at the brand relaunch in South Africa this week...

By Danette Breitenbach 18 Sep 2014 14:50

Understanding international franchise expansion
Understanding international franchise expansion

Pierre van Tonder, CEO Spur Holdings, will be a speaker at the FNB Franchise Leadership Summit, taking place on 15 October at the Maslow Hotel in Sandton and 19 November 2014 at Portside, Cape Town.

17 Sep 2014 10:48

Turning up the heat in the steakhouse kitchen
Turning up the heat in the steakhouse kitchen

The people with "a taste for life" also have a taste for steak-eaters with thick wallets.

12 Sep 2014 14:50

Country Bird's first KFC outlet in Zimbabwe
Country Bird's first KFC outlet in Zimbabwe

Poultry group Country Bird Holdings (CBH) has finally got its first KFC outlet up and running in Zimbabwe...

By Marc Hasenfuss 12 Sep 2014 14:29

Selecting franchise models
Selecting franchise models

For those wanting to enter the franchising sector, the big question is, "What industry would suit them best?" There are so many options to choose from and sometimes even informative events, such as expos, tend to be more overwhelming than helpful.

By Richard Mukheibir 3 Sep 2014 10:43

Nando's takes a shot at a new TVC
Nando's takes a shot at a new TVC

In keeping with Nando's tradition, their new TVC is cheeky, controversial and amusing. (Video)

29 Aug 2014 16:35

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