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Krispy Kreme fans camp out

Krispy Kreme fans were invited to an action-packed, celebrity-studded camp-out at The Zone @ Rosebank on Tuesday, 24 November as they counted down to the official opening of the very first Krispy Kreme store on the African continent at 7am yesterday...

26 Nov 2015 13:05

Franchisees must plan for a successful holiday boom time

In a few short weeks, another year will draw to a close and thousands of South Africans will begin setting off for holiday destinations around the country. For franchise owners, especially those in the fast food business, their busiest and most lucrative time of the year awaits...

25 Nov 2015 11:30

Rising interest rates and other pressures: Can franchisees cope?

The recent decision by the South African Reserve Bank to increase the interest rate to 6% has had an impact on all sectors of the economy, from consumers, big conglomerates to franchisees...

20 Nov 2015 10:05

Pizza Hut switching to digital menu boards across new southern Africa outlets

Pizza Hut has partnered with digital signage solutions company, Moving Tactics, to implement dynamic and innovative digital menu boards within their stores in Africa...

Issued by Moving Tactics 19 Nov 2015 09:49

Wakaberry introduces the WakaApp

The self-service, soft-serve frozen yoghurt bar franchise has added a new dimension to its interactive culture by launching its loyalty card programme as a smartphone app...

19 Nov 2015 10:00

Famous Brands becomes Paul's licensed partner in SA

Famous Brands has signed an agreement with the global brand Paul, the family-owned French chain of bakery-cafés established in 1889 in Croix, Northern France, to become its South African licensed partner for a 10-year period...

17 Nov 2015 10:30

SA's coffee culture set to grow

According to Statistics SA, coffee shops have contributed to around 2.8 percentage points of the positive annual growth around takeaway and fast food. They have also had a 7.1% increase in income since 2014 with impressive growth across the country...

17 Nov 2015 09:55

McDonald's evolves as competition bites

McDonald's, which serves just under 8-million customers every month in 234 restaurants across SA's nine provinces, last week marked 20 years operating in the country by selling Big Mac Medium Meals for R19.95...

By Zeenat Moorad 17 Nov 2015 09:25

Franchise industry solid, FNB's Cronjé tells summit

FNB recently hosted its fourth consecutive FNB Franchise Leadership Summit where South Africa's franchising leaders and stakeholders met to discuss and debate the franchising landscape. The summit's theme was Planning for the Future...

13 Nov 2015 09:45

Fournews re-brands and adds to portfolio

The restaurant franchise market has been challenged in recent years by a variety of popular health-related diet trends, providing opportunities for forward-thinking businesses to fill the gaps that have been created in the market as a result...

10 Nov 2015 07:00

Food Lover's Market partners with Seattle Coffee Co.

Food Lover's Market Holdings has extended its partnership with artisanal coffee brand, Seattle Coffee Company, now also part of the Food Lover's Market Group...

9 Nov 2015 17:40

Locals vote Roman's 'Best Pizza'

Roman's Pizza has won several local awards, including Best Pizza at the Best of Ekurhuleni Reader's Choice Awards, where residents are encouraged to nominate the 'best of the best' in their area; and Best Pizza in the Rekord's Best of Pretoria Award...

6 Nov 2015 11:15

Family teams compete in Spur competition

Teamwork, plenty of fun and getting creative with food were the order of the day at the Secret Tribe Chief Cook competitions. The events were part of a competition for Spur's loyal Secret Tribe members - an exclusive club for kids aged 12 years and younger...

6 Nov 2015 11:00

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