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KFC pilots kerbside collection in SA

KFC restaurants in SA will once again be offering takeaways and drive-thru services from 1 June, after a few weeks of delivery only. It's also piloting a new kerbside collection service...

1 Jun 2020

Fast food chains feed the hungry as they gradually reopen restaurants

Some of South Africa's largest quick-service restaurant brands have partnered to provide meals to communities in which access to food is a major challenge...

1 May 2020

Burger King censors its 'food porn' to combat cravings during SA lockdown

Burger King has come to realise that tempting its customers with salacious pictures of its delicious treats when no one can have them is simply not fair...

Issued by Burger King 24 Apr 2020

SA food chain Anat crowdfunds to survive lockdown

South African food chain Anat has launched a crowdfunding campaign in an effort to remain afloat after the Covid-19 lockdown.

24 Apr 2020

Franchise Association calls for financial aid and resumption of take-aways

Warning that job losses could total 75,000 as a result of the Covid-19 lockdown, the Franchise Association of South Africa (Fasa) has appealed to the government to provide urgent intervention...

17 Apr 2020

Beyond Covid-19: How retail and the food & beverage industry will evolve

The rapid change in the trading environment has left an industry reeling with uncertainty, says Mozambik group CEO Manny Nichas...

15 Apr 2020

Covid-19 will bring about a retail apocalypse

No one can truly know what the outcome of this pandemic will be, nor when the virus will pass or if it will ever be defeated. We will forever mark this moment as one of seismic significance...

By Howard Saunders 8 Apr 2020

Spur suspends fees to help soften Covid-19 blow to franchisees

To help support its franchisees during the Covid-19 pandemic, the Spur Corporation suspended franchise fees for the second half of March and the whole of April...

3 Apr 2020

Covid-19 and competition law: clothes, coffee shops, care services and more

What businesses in the retail sector need to know about competition law in the time of Covid-19...

By Cara du Plessis and Tenisha Burslem-Rotheroe 31 Mar 2020

Fasa hopeful franchise sector will bounce back post-lockdown

The Franchise Association of South Africa says one of franchising's biggest attributes is its ability to adapt and innovate...

27 Mar 2020

#Covid19: SA restaurants to comply with nationwide lockdown

All restaurants, cafes, bars, coffee shops required to close...

25 Mar 2020

Taste liquidates Domino's Pizza business in South Africa

Taste Holdings has announced that it will voluntarily liquidate Domino's Pizza, following its failure to find a buyer for the pizza chain...

16 Mar 2020

The Galito's growth story - from Mpumalanga to Kenya and Kazakhstan

Working from a spicy flame-grilled chicken recipe he'd developed in his family's garage, Louis Germishuys opened the first Galito's fast food outlet in Nelspruit in 1996...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 4 Mar 2020

A recipe for success from KFC's top franchisee Burt Gunning

Burt Gunning is the guy to take your cue from when it comes to running a successful franchise business...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 2 Mar 2020

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