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BizTrends 2017


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Men, women offer different strengths as franchisees

Men and women have different characteristics and different attitudes to business, which means that a blend of the two delivers more consistent growth...

6 Mar 2017

Franchisees can find relief from tax burdens

When finance minister Pravin Gordhan announced an increase in the top marginal rate of tax by 4%, many wealthy franchisees and small business owners were taken aback...

3 Mar 2017

Doogee smartphones now available in South Africa

Distributed locally by Cash Crusaders, the Doogee line of mid- and top-range smartphones are packed with features and start from as little at R1,299, making them incredible value for money...

Issued by Cash Crusaders 2 Mar 2017

Characteristics of successful franchisees

To be a top performing franchise takes a little more than following the beaten path and there are certain characteristics that separate the best franchisees...

1 Mar 2017

Primi introduces interactive mobile game

Primi has introduced an interactive mobile device game making use of an innovative one-click engagement platform. Collaborating with Smirnoff...

27 Feb 2017

Spur aims to grow thriving eateries

Restaurant franchisor Spur Corporation is relishing the opportunity to expand its recently acquired gourmet burger business RocoMamas...

By Marc Hasenfuss 27 Feb 2017

Cash Crusaders opens 200th store in southern Africa

With a proven franchise model that spans over 20 years, Cash Crusaders has welcomed its 200th franchise store, which opened at the popular Protea Glen Mall in Soweto...

Issued by Cash Crusaders 24 Feb 2017

Burger King's parent buys Popeyes chicken

Restaurant Brands International, the parent company of Burger King and Canada's Tim Hortons doughnut shops, said on Tuesday it has reached a deal to buy American fried chicken chain...

23 Feb 2017

Kaap Agri keen to list on JSE

Highly profitable farming community retailer Kaap Agri is investigating a JSE listing, possibly by as early as midyear...

By Marc Hasenfuss 20 Feb 2017

The case for investing in SA's fuel retail sector

Whether one is considering taking a leap into entrepreneurship or thinking of adding to one's growing business portfolio, investing in the fuel retail sector might offer...

By James Noble 15 Feb 2017

Gold Brands makes ‘hot' investment in Greek burger chain

Gold Brands Investments has agreed to purchase a 50% stake in Hot Hot B Holdings, which owns Hot Hot Burger Bar, a themed burger restaurant chain...

15 Feb 2017

Ocean Basket to open branches in Kuwait

Ocean Basket has signed an agreement with Kuwait-based food distributor Al-Ghunaim Trading Company to roll out five new stores in the country...

14 Feb 2017

Franchising outlook - challenges to face and sectors to watch

The franchising sector has found its way through the slow economy with industries such as the fast food segment showing growth in 2016...

8 Feb 2017

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