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TFG gets SA franchise rights for Colette

The Foschini Group has announced that it has acquired the South African franchise rights of Australian fashion accessories brand Colette. Founded by SA-born Colette Hayman and her husband Mark in 2010, the brand epitomises fast fashion, offering a range of fun, stylish and affordable accessories, handbags and jewellery...

1 Oct 2015 11:05

Taste's projection of Starbucks outlets 'conservative'

Taste Holdings, which has an exclusive master franchise agreement with Domino's Pizza International, said on Wednesday it had identified a conservative market opportunity of more than 150 Starbucks outlets in SA...

24 Sep 2015 10:00

New e-learning training platform by Cash Converters

Cash Converters southern Africa has recently launched a comprehensive e-learning and video training tool available to all franchisees and their employees. The program is set to become an indispensable tool for career planning and employee development for all levels of employees within the franchise...

18 Sep 2015 11:50

Spur to shrink UK eateries as losses drag on results

Spur Corporation has issued a "deliver or depart" ultimatum to its loss-making UK restaurants...

By Marc Hasenfuss 11 Sep 2015 15:12

KFC opens 800th SA restaurant

KFC has opened its 800th restaurant in Musina, Limpopo, and now has more than one-third of market share in the Quick Service Restaurant (QSR) category in South Africa...

8 Sep 2015 10:00

Franchise sector withstands tough economic climate

According to the latest research from the Franchise Association of South Africa, 90% of franchisors say they are optimistic about future growth in their businesses...

4 Sep 2015 12:00

Where can your tyres take you on Heritage Day?

Tiger Wheel & Tyre is encouraging South Africans to take to the road on Heritage Day, 24 September, and visit their nearest World Heritage Site...

Issued by Tiger Wheel & Tyre 3 Sep 2015 10:41

Franchisee funding model agreement extended

Taste Holdings, Nedbank and Brimstone Investment have announced the renewal of their partnership, Sisonke, which offers funding to potential franchisees that have the ability but lack the start-up capital to open a franchise...

2 Sep 2015 14:06

Franchisee sought for restaurant on iconic Soweto site

According to Standard Bank, the franchise sector currently contributes nearly 10% towards South Africa's GDP. The urban African dining restaurant Moyo joined this dynamic sector and made a robust comeback, under the direction of Fournews, while emerging from a business rescue plan implemented in 2013...

26 Aug 2015 10:20

Refurbishment: an obligation of the franchisee

Buying a franchise may seem like a short cut to business success; however being a franchisee also comes with great responsibilities. As a result, it pays to ask the right questions so that you know exactly what your long-term obligations will be, especially when it comes to 'freshening up' your franchise outlet...

26 Aug 2015 09:15

Pioneering all-terrain mileage warranty now extended

Hankook and Tiger Wheel & Tyre's audacious warranty that guaranteed all-terrain Hankook Dynapro AT-M RF10 tyres will reach 80,000km has been extended to 90,000km...

Issued by Tiger Wheel & Tyre 24 Aug 2015 11:18

Tyres and your safety: When it doesn't make sense to save cents

Tiger Wheel & Tyre is speaking out in support of the South African Tyre Manufacturers Conference (SATMC), which plans to take its complaint over cheap tyre imports to SA's International Trade Administration Commission...

Issued by Tiger Wheel & Tyre 6 Aug 2015 10:54

New franchise strategies and growing earnings drive SA franchisors into Africa

Times may be tough locally, but that has only encouraged South African franchisors to look beyond the country's borders and take a long-term view on introducing integrated strategies for the growth of their brands across the continent...

30 Jul 2015 11:05

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