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Spur rejects grilling, accuses union of ‘specific political agenda'

Spur CEO Pierre van Tonder accused Solidarity of trying to score "political points" yesterday after the union's CE penned an open letter...

1 day ago

Wimpy uShaka continues to ride the wave of success
Wimpy uShaka continues to ride the wave of success

At the yearly Wimpy conference which took place at Sun City in March this year, the Operations Campaign's Regional winner for KZN was Dirk and Marone Benade from Wimpy uShaka Marine World...

Issued by uShaka Marine World 3 days ago

Cash Crusaders committed to raising the secondhand industry
Cash Crusaders committed to raising the secondhand industry

It's not only its innovative business model or its popularity among consumers that makes Cash Crusaders so successful, but rather the way it has brought modern best practice to the secondhand side of the business...

Issued by Cash Crusaders 19 May 2017

Famous Brands shares fall 2.96%
Famous Brands shares fall 2.96%

Indigestion over Famous Brands' full-year trading update continued to weigh on its shares, as the stock fell a further 2.96%...

By Giulietta Talevi 18 May 2017

Positive investor sentiment in Mdantsane, as Wimpy commits to June opening
Positive investor sentiment in Mdantsane, as Wimpy commits to June opening

There is positive investor sentiment in East London's Mdantsane City Shopping Centre, where Wimpy will add to the growing list of brands...

5 May 2017

UK-born restaurant brand Café Rouge to open in SA
UK-born restaurant brand Café Rouge to open in SA

Fast-food franchising company Gold Brands has announced the planned entry of UK casual-dining brand Café Rouge into the South African market...

4 May 2017

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McDonald's reports higher earnings on strong US, China

NEW YORK, United States - McDonald's reported higher first-quarter earnings Tuesday on better performance in key regions, including the United States and China...

28 Apr 2017

Pick n Pay's Super Animals
Pick n Pay Super Animals return with South African slant

Pick n Pay launches a new Super Animals collection focused specifically on South African animals...

25 Apr 2017

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Family continues franchising business

Following in her father's footsteps, Renee Perkin launched Cash Crusaders Oxford Village...

21 Apr 2017

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Starbucks turns one in South Africa, opens fourth shop

As Starbucks turns one in South Africa, it opened its fourth store in Menlyn Park, Pretoria, on 19 April 2017...

20 Apr 2017

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Las Iguanas coming to South Africa

The UK mid-market restaurant brand Las Iguanas comes to South Africa...

18 Apr 2017

Tiger Wheel & Tyre breaks new ground with online shopping option
Tiger Wheel & Tyre breaks new ground with online shopping option

On 6 April, Tiger Wheel & Tyre went live with a brand new e-commerce website - an industry-first for a large South African retail wheel and tyre chain...

Issued by Tiger Wheel & Tyre 18 Apr 2017

Cash Crusaders continues to rise to the challenge
Cash Crusaders continues to rise to the challenge

National franchise group Cash Crusaders has shown substantial growth in the face of South Africa's unsteady economic climate where retail growth has remained slow...

Issued by Cash Crusaders 12 Apr 2017

Burgers, breakfasts and beyond with McDonald's SA
Burgers, breakfasts and beyond with McDonald's SA

McDonald's South Africa serves over a million breakfasts every month, meaning that its recent National Breakfast Day promotion...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 6 Apr 2017

12 tips to create solid support for franchise networks
12 tips to create solid support for franchise networks

By incorporating an efficient franchisee support structure in your network, you will ensure that franchisees are more motivated...

By Sasha-Lee de Bod 5 Apr 2017

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Taste to focus on food in future

Taste Holdings has announced a strategic restructuring that will result in the group focusing in future on food, and probably selling its luxury goods division...

5 Apr 2017

Are you a good fit for franchising?
Are you a good fit for franchising?

Entrepreneurs contribute towards job creation, which motivates many people to want to start their own business, but how well do they know their business personality?

By Richard Mukheibir 27 Mar 2017

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#BrandManagerMonth: How Sorbet's Jade Kirkel sells a feeling

Here, Jade Kirkel, brand manager of Sorbet Group, and daughter of founder Ian Fuhr, shares her perspective on working for your dad, being a mother of three and staying in the job market, and why to stop trying to make everything balance all the time...

By Jessica Tennant 24 Mar 2017

Vida e Caffè caters to demand for high street brands in corporate HQ
Vida e Caffè caters to demand for high street brands in corporate HQ

Vida e Caffè, which first expanded its business model into corporate HQs in 2012, has announced further store launches...

10 Mar 2017

Men, women offer different strengths as franchisees
Men, women offer different strengths as franchisees

Men and women have different characteristics and different attitudes to business, which means that a blend of the two delivers more consistent growth...

6 Mar 2017

Franchisees can find relief from tax burdens
Franchisees can find relief from tax burdens

When finance minister Pravin Gordhan announced an increase in the top marginal rate of tax by 4%, many wealthy franchisees and small business owners were taken aback...

3 Mar 2017

Doogee smartphones now available in South Africa
Doogee smartphones now available in South Africa

Distributed locally by Cash Crusaders, the Doogee line of mid- and top-range smartphones are packed with features and start from as little at R1,299, making them incredible value for money...

Issued by Cash Crusaders 2 Mar 2017

Characteristics of successful franchisees
Characteristics of successful franchisees

To be a top performing franchise takes a little more than following the beaten path and there are certain characteristics that separate the best franchisees...

1 Mar 2017

Primi introduces interactive mobile game
Primi introduces interactive mobile game

Primi has introduced an interactive mobile device game making use of an innovative one-click engagement platform. Collaborating with Smirnoff...

27 Feb 2017

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Spur aims to grow thriving eateries

Restaurant franchisor Spur Corporation is relishing the opportunity to expand its recently acquired gourmet burger business RocoMamas...

By Marc Hasenfuss 27 Feb 2017

Cash Crusaders opens 200th store in southern Africa
Cash Crusaders opens 200th store in southern Africa

With a proven franchise model that spans over 20 years, Cash Crusaders has welcomed its 200th franchise store, which opened at the popular Protea Glen Mall in Soweto...

Issued by Cash Crusaders 24 Feb 2017

Burger King's parent buys Popeyes chicken
Burger King's parent buys Popeyes chicken

Restaurant Brands International, the parent company of Burger King and Canada's Tim Hortons doughnut shops, said on Tuesday it has reached a deal to buy American fried chicken chain...

23 Feb 2017

Kaap Agri keen to list on JSE
Kaap Agri keen to list on JSE

Highly profitable farming community retailer Kaap Agri is investigating a JSE listing, possibly by as early as midyear...

By Marc Hasenfuss 20 Feb 2017

The case for investing in SA's fuel retail sector
The case for investing in SA's fuel retail sector

Whether one is considering taking a leap into entrepreneurship or thinking of adding to one's growing business portfolio, investing in the fuel retail sector might offer...

By James Noble 15 Feb 2017

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