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#VMLYRTheEdge: Things to consider when looking to expand to African markets

Dianna Games, chief executive of Africa @ Work shares some important things to consider when looking to do business in the African market...

By Jessica Tennant 16 Sep 2020

Spanish fashion brand Desigual arrives in South Africa

Desigual has expanded its presence to South Africa with its first local store opening in Sandton City...

10 Sep 2020

Cash Crusaders launches click and collect service

Cash Crusaders has introduced an online click and collect service, marking the first step in the roll-out of its e-commerce platform in South Africa...

9 Sep 2020

Social compact needed to restore SA's restaurant, fast food industries

The old saying used to be - "get bums in seats" but with regulations, sensitivity of customers to infection and concerns for employee safety, this is not part of the "new normal"...

By Craig Schwabe 3 Sep 2020

#DoBizZA: Franchising for success in a challenging environment

Despite the devastating economic impacts of Covid-19, the franchising sector could remain a viable business investment for aspiring entrepreneurs...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 2 Sep 2020

#OrchidsandOnions: Making the right noises

City of Cape Town campaign highlights gender-based violence; KFC gets recipe wrong with senseless suspension of famous 'finger lickin' good' slogan...

By Brendan Seery 1 Sep 2020

#WomensMonth: KFC's Nolo Thobejane on achieving QSR success in Africa

Letlhogonolo Thobejane travels across the continent overseeing restaurant operations and contributing to the success of the KFC brand in Africa...

31 Aug 2020

KFC pauses the use of It's Finger Lickin' Good slogan in advertising

KFC fesses up to slogan being a bit 'offbeat' and press pause on using it in their advertising, for now...

25 Aug 2020

Starbucks coffee shops set to open in Cape Town

The Starbucks footprint will soon be expanding to Cape Town, with the first batch of coffee shops set to open in the Mother City later this year...

21 Aug 2020

Franchising and the need for agility during a pandemic

The ability to quickly reconfigure strategy, structure, processes, people and technology toward value-creating and value-protecting opportunities is key to survival...

By Morne Cronje 17 Aug 2020

GaliPods ignite entrepreneurship in rural and peri-urban areas

Galito's GaliPods store format is growing consistently, with a planned expansion rate of six per year...

14 Aug 2020

Sale price of Burger King SA renegotiated due to impact of Covid-19

Grand Parade Investments has renegotiated the terms of the sale of its Burger King SA licence, after the Covid-19 pandemic and related lockdown shaved off R100m in value...

31 Jul 2020

What Covid-19 means for the local barista

The Covid-19 pandemic has had a profound impact on the once booming coffee shop space...

24 Jul 2020

The sit-down restaurant industry's blueprint for recovery

The Restaurant Collective (R|C) has launched its roadmap to recovery which it sees as a practical plan that can succeed if it garners broad support...

By Grace Harding 24 Jul 2020

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