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Cash Converters explains the perfect franchising fit

A potential franchisee should show qualities such as passion, professionalism, respect, integrity and the ability to collaborate. Furthermore, the individual should have previous business experience, the necessary finance, high energy levels and an understanding of the commitment required from retail.

30 Jun 2015 10:10

Orange retail store opens in Cape Town

Because of the excellent reception of the Orange Online Store, which was launched in South Africa last year, Orange is to open its first physical retail store in the country, situated in Claremont, Cape Town on Friday, 26 June 2015...

29 Jun 2015 11:50

Consumers and malls to benefit from added international retailers

South African shopping centres are truly world class, according to Amanda Stops, CEO of the South African Council of Shopping Centres (SACSC), who believes that the increase in international retailers entering the market is good for both the industry and consumers...

11 Jun 2015 09:45

Tiger Wheel & Tyre voted the #1 place to buy tyres

If 2014's awards season taught us anything, then it's that when it comes to wheels and tyres, the overwhelming majority of vehicle owners choose to put their faith in Tiger Wheel & Tyre...

Issued by Tiger Wheel & Tyre 27 May 2015 13:42

SA is set to join the Krispy Kreme craze

Krispy Kreme, the American global doughnut company and coffeehouse chain has announced that it has signed a development agreement with local company KK Doughnuts SA to open 31 Krispy Kreme shops in South Africa...

25 May 2015 10:20

McDonald's announces turnaround plan

NEW YORK, USA: McDonald's on Monday, 4 May 2015, said it would vastly reorganize its international operations and sell off more corporate sites to franchisees as it strives to reverse a trend of sagging sales...

5 May 2015 17:57

Key questions when investing in a new franchise brand

Many entrepreneurs entering the world of franchising often find it challenging to decide whether to go with an established brand or throw their hard-earned savings into a very new venture...

29 Apr 2015 15:14

Taste raises R95m for further expansion

Taste Holdings, whose brands include Scooters Pizza, St Elmo's and Maxi's, announced earlier this week that it had raised R94 million after issuing new shares, as it gears up for further expansion...

23 Apr 2015 16:16

Lights, cameras and awards reign at FASA

The Franchising Association of South Africa (FASA) recently celebrated its annual Awards for Excellence in Franchising. The sector contributes around 10% to the country's GDP, generates a turnover of R302 billion...

21 Apr 2015 10:53

Addis Ababa welcomes first Spur Restaurant

Multi-brand restaurant franchisor, Spur Corporation has signed its first Ethiopian Spur Steak Ranch franchise agreement with the Addis Ababa-based company Cucina Trading PLC...

20 Apr 2015 10:48

Spur's Captain DoRegos acquisition called into question

Spur Corp, among SA's top series of food outlets and one with a growing international presence, has been on quite an acquisition spree recently...

By Shaun Harris 17 Apr 2015 17:05

'Maxi's magic' crosses South Africa's border

Maxi's restaurants has opened the first of its cross-border stores in Mahalapye, Botswana, under the ownership of franchisee Tiro Seloma, followed by Maputo, Mozambique, with franchisee, Cladio Langa...

14 Apr 2015 11:35

Tiger Wheel & Tyre unveils a new store and a new look at Rosebank Mall

Rosebank shoppers now have the luxury of having their wheel, tyre and battery needs taken care of while they shop, since a brand new Tiger Wheel & Tyre store opened at the Rosebank Mall on 23 March...

Issued by Tiger Wheel & Tyre 13 Apr 2015 12:29

Living life in the FASA lane

Franchising offers multiple business opportunities to SMEs and the 20th International Franchise Expo (IFE 2015), which takes place from 16-18 April at the Sandton Convention Centre, will unlock more possibilities...

10 Apr 2015 10:09

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