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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...

2 days ago

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...

3 days ago

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 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

FASA award winners recognised

The franchise sector continues to be a major player in the South African economy with steady growth shown even through tough trading conditions...

11 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

King Pie struggles to retain market share

Less than 10 years ago, King Pie was one of the more popular fast food outlets in SA...

By Coleen Goko 6 Apr 2016

Gold Brands to roll out Harry Ramsden's in SA

Gold Brands Investments has secured the exclusive rights to bring the Harry Ramsden's restaurant chain to South Africa...

4 Apr 2016

Top five tips for a safer Easter journey

It is that time of year again when friends and families are planning to embark on their long-awaited Easter holiday. Tiger Wheel & Tyre have put together their top five tips for your safety before you head off on your journey...

Issued by Tiger Wheel & Tyre 23 Mar 2016

Grand Parade reviews Burger King

Empowerment group Grand Parade Investments (GPI) is pursuing its expansion of its Burger King franchise with a little less relish, as competition intensifies and cost pressures in the domestic fast-food segment increase...

By Marc Hasenfuss 17 Mar 2016

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