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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

BOFE unlocks three Ps of business ownership
BOFE unlocks three Ps of business ownership

The Business Opportunities & Franchise Expo (BOFE), presented in partnership with Eskom, takes place from 11-14 September 2014 at the Coca-Cola Dome...

28 Aug 2014 11:58

Women run successful South African franchises
Women run successful South African franchises

In Women's Month, it is encouraging to note that there has been a significant shift in the increase of women franchisees, increasing from just under 29% in the 2010 survey to almost 34% of franchisees in 2012.

14 Aug 2014 10:56

Hungry Lion's integrated campaign roars with success
Hungry Lion's integrated campaign roars with success

Hungry Lion's first integrated campaign, 'Lucky Bucket', has reportedly resulted in a 37% increase in overall brand engagement and double digit sales growth in four weeks...

14 Aug 2014 08:10

Better time management leads to improved results
Better time management leads to improved results

When running a franchise you expect the business to operate perfectly so that all opportunities of making profit are exploited. However, as we all know, achieving perfection means splitting your efforts over many activities, which often requires time.

12 Aug 2014 12:12

How to keep your franchise sustainable in the market
How to keep your franchise sustainable in the market

In this highly competitive environment, keeping a franchise concept relevant is crucial to the success and sustainability of the business, as franchise concepts evolve with time, due to global influence and trends.

6 Aug 2014 11:49

Establishing your franchise in a fast-changing economy
Establishing your franchise in a fast-changing economy

The rapid pace of urbanisation has created a greater concentration of economic activity in South Africa, which has affected the franchise industry holistically.

16 Jul 2014 11:37

John Harvey
Independents are fuelling Africa

Independent petrol retailers are making impressive gains across Africa, presenting a challenge to franchise operators for oil giants that have monopolised the continent's markets for decades.

By John Harvey 14 Jul 2014 09:24

Ian Henderson
Why translation is only step one for success in international markets

KFC succeeds in China, where Home Depot, Mattel and eBay could not, by localising the brand itself and not just its collateral.

By Ian Henderson 8 Jul 2014 15:03

Tackling childhood obesity, Kauai launches schools' franchise
Tackling childhood obesity, Kauai launches schools' franchise

Kauai has embarked at an initiative in schools that educates children, parents and teachers about the benefits of healthy eating. The franchise, called Kauai@School, offers children a healthy, balanced diet, which provides food rich in essential vitamins, minerals and key nutrients essential for healthy growth and development.

2 Jul 2014 15:51

Telkom considers franchising shops - for efficiency
Telkom considers franchising shops - for efficiency

Fixed-line provider Telkom is looking at franchising some of its 137 stores as part of its overall business review to reduce inefficiency and cut costs.

By Thabiso Mochiko 1 Jul 2014 14:19

Leadership key to franchising success
Leadership key to franchising success

In the franchising system, even though the franchisee needs to take a hands-on management style, the team of managers at the store play a crucial role in supporting the business. Management plays a pivotal part in the success of a brand, which is why finding the right leader to manage a store is so important.

By Jan de Beer 1 Jul 2014 13:45

South African franchises growing African economy
South African franchises growing African economy

The South African environment has been conducive in attracting both local and global franchise brands. As a developing economy, South Africa has harnessed the power of emerging technologies to foster economic growth, which ultimately has helped it remain competitive in today's world.

By Morne Cronje 30 Jun 2014 12:51

10 success tips for restaurant franchisees
10 success tips for restaurant franchisees

Profitable franchisees have several things in common such as leadership skills, reliability, people and skills. They should also have a positive attitude to life and business, be focused and motivated, work hard and demonstrate to those under them that hard work can achieve positive results.

By Bronwyn Oliveira 25 Jun 2014 15:53

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