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McDonald's earnings edge down; says turnaround on track

NEW YORK - McDonald's reported slightly lower fourth-quarter earnings Monday as strong sales in Britain, Japan, China offset a drop in the United States...

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Doppio Zero launches #67Jobs campaign

Local restaurant chain Doppio Zero is on a mission to make every day a Mandela Day through its #67Jobs campaign...

19 Jan 2017

Helping out dealers hitting hard times

Guill Marais, a senior business consultant at Sewells-MSXI, is having a busy time as the ongoing economic downturn takes its toll on many retail motor companies...

18 Jan 2017

Kees van der Westen visits Coco Safar SA

Kees van der Westen, described as the Da Vinci of espresso machines, was in Cape Town for the first time on 12 January 2017 to visit Coco Safar SA...

13 Jan 2017

2017: Weathering a tough year for business

Dr Yudhvir Seetharam says it isn't all doom and gloom as he shares his outlook on a few trends that we can expect in 2017 in various industries...

12 Jan 2017

#BizTrends2017: Local franchise trends for 2017

South Africa's economy is under significant pressure and does not promise a great deal of progress for business or consumers – with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) predicting only 0.8% growth...

By Dumisani Bengu 11 Jan 2017

#BestofBiz 2016: Retail

We've compiled our annual #BestofBiz 2016 lists across all our industries featuring our most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices with the most views. Discover the most read content on Bizcommunity's Retail portal over the past year below.

12 Dec 2016

FASA reminds industry of need to protect businesses contributing 11.6% to GDP

Following an article in the Business Times on a franchise group that allegedly failed to provide franchisees with disclosure documents as prescribed by the Consumer Protection Act (CPA), the Franchise Association reminds franchisors of the related provisions in the CPA...

9 Dec 2016

Gilt wears thin for Gold Brands franchise holders

When Gold Brands Investments, owner of the Chesa Nyama fast-food franchise, listed on AltX 11 months ago, the share price plummeted 45% to end the first day of trading at R1.12 a share. It has barely recovered since...

By Palesa Vuyolwethu Tshandu 5 Dec 2016

Franchising mistakes to avoid

To become a preferred franchisor, franchise companies should avoid the following ten mistakes...

By Anita du Toit 2 Dec 2016

Dunkin' Donuts Long St collaborates with Zando to host coffee-fashion pairing

Dunkin' Donuts is partnering with online fashion retailer Zando.co.za to host a coffee and fashion pairing at the launch of its fourth store in South Africa, on Long Street in Cape Town...

1 Dec 2016

Baskin-Robbins to open at Canal Walk this December

Baskin-Robbins, described as the world's largest chain of ice cream specialty shops, will officially launch on 9 December at 11am at the Canal Walk Shopping Centre in Cape Town...

30 Nov 2016

SAPPO establishes Pork 360 Quality Assurance certification programme

South African Pork Producers Association (SAPPO) has established Pork 360 Quality Assurance certification programme, which extensively focuses on meat safety, meat quality, traceability and animal welfare. Pork 360 products are available exclusively to Food Lover's Market and Winelands Pork in the Western Cape...

29 Nov 2016

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