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Krispy Kreme in SA: 23 stores, 300 sales channels, 600 jobs

The brand is keeping pace with its legislated development milestones and has also established five production facilities...

7 Apr 2021

#OrchidsandOnions: Mochachos on fire

Off the wall: Blazing burger desert concept turns up the heat; Advert is so hot you expect an appearance from Satan himself...

By Brendan Seery 30 Mar 2021

Franchise sector prepared to help rebuild economy, says new Fasa chair

Pertunia Sibanyoni, CEO of InspectaCar, has been appointed as the new chair of Franchise Association of South Africa (Fasa) for 2021/2022...

16 Mar 2021

Spur group to expand takeaway format following revenue slump

The company is introducing drive-thru formats for its RocoMamas and Spur franchises and a drive-thru, click-and-collect option for Bento franchises...

3 Mar 2021

Spur warns of up to 77% slump in H1 profit on Covid-19 hit

Spur Corporation expects first-half profit to slump as much as 77%, following Covid-19 lockdowns, retrenchment costs and reduced franchise fees...

24 Feb 2021

11 trends impacting the franchise business landscape in 2021

We all discovered in 2020 that we cannot predict the future. We have learnt how we can position ourselves and our businesses better for what may lie ahead. The pandemic intensified or accelerated some of the 2020 trends we predicted.

By Sasha-Lee de Bod 29 Jan 2021

Franchise Association voices support for SA restaurant industry

The Franchise Association of South Africa has stated its support to the Restaurant Association of South Africa and the Federated Hospitality Association...

28 Jan 2021

Engen launches private label brand Quickshop & Co.

Engen has introduced its own private label convenience brand, Quickshop & Co., focused on offering quality, locally-sourced products at a competitive price...

15 Jan 2021

4 reasons a business should consider franchising

Over the last couple of years, we have seen a sharp increase in mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures and other forms of collaboration between entities, as owners scramble to expand, innovate and increase their overall competitive advantage in highly saturated markets...

By Seani Ramabulana 14 Jan 2021

#BizTrends2021: Franchising post-Covid - 5 trends to watch

The franchise industry has proven itself to be resilient, innovative and collaborative, which is why it still survives. But it will need all these qualities, and more, to weather and adapt to what will continue to be a testing time...

By Morne Cronje 8 Jan 2021

#BestofBiz 2020: Retail

Discover the most read content on Bizcommunity's Retail site over the past year...

14 Dec 2020

Imbalie Beauty embraces change, drives empowerment with new division

The Customer Solutions Division brings salon-quality products to customers in the comfort of their own home, and provides therapists with ongoing education and training...

13 Nov 2020

Mara Phones begins SA retail rollout with Soweto store opening

The store launch comes a year after Mara Phones opened South Africa's first smartphone manufacturing facility at the Dube TradePort in KwaZulu-Natal...

6 Nov 2020

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