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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

Yum Brands to eliminate polystyrene foam packaging globally

Quick-service restaurant giant Yum Brands, which operates KFC, Taco Bell and Pizza Hut, has agreed to end its use of harmful expanded polystyrene foam packaging globally by 2022...

28 Feb 2020

Spar franchisee ordered to pay workers millions

A Spar franchisee has been ordered to pay millions of rands to workers for unlawful deductions on earnings, as well as non-compliance with the National Minimum Wage (NMW), said the Department of Employment and Labour...

25 Feb 2020

Grand Parade sells Burger King South Africa to ECP

Grand Parade Investments has entered into an agreement to sell 100% of its interest in Burger King South Africa to Emerging Capital Partners...

19 Feb 2020

Ocean Basket eyes growth in smaller restaurant format

Ocean Basket's new Haasendal Gables restaurant, located in Kuils River, Cape Town, is an example of the seafood restaurant chain's new smaller store format...

11 Feb 2020

#BehindtheSelfie with... Fernando Machado, Global CMO at Burger King

This week, we go #BehindtheSelfie with Fernando Machado, global chief marketing officer at Burger King and #NedbankIMC2020 keynote speaker...

By Leigh Andrews 5 Feb 2020

8th Franchise Leadership Summit set for Johannesburg in March

Guided by the theme 'agility accelerates growth', FNB is hosting the 8th Franchise Leadership Summit on 3 March 2020 at Montecasino, Johannesburg.

28 Jan 2020

Before you buy a franchise, consider the brand

You can't run a successful franchise without a strong brand. Yet many franchisees don't know this and struggle to make sales because of this very problem...

22 Jan 2020

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