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The most valuable global retail brands for 2019
The most valuable global retail brands for 2019

The results of the second annual BrandZ Top 75 Most Valuable Global Retail Brands have been revealed. The research shows that the world's most valuable retail brands are worth $339 billion more...

14 May 2019

Rwandan startup Ared expands micro-franchising model to Uganda
Rwandan startup Ared expands micro-franchising model to Uganda

Rwandan PaaS (platform as a service) startup Ared has marked its first international expansion by setting up 10 women-run 'smart business in a box' solar-powered kiosks in Uganda...

13 May 2019

Siwundla hates taking selfies, so took this one especially, and captions it: “The lesser spotted Inoba selfie. A rare find.” We added the burger and crown emoji.
#BehindtheSelfie with... Inoba Siwundla

This Worker's Day, we go behind the selfie with Inoba Siwundla, brand manager at Burger King South Africa...

By Leigh Andrews 1 May 2019

The appeal of shopping centres for franchise businesses
The appeal of shopping centres for franchise businesses

According to the latest Franchise Association of South Africa survey, more franchises are choosing to be located at a shopping centre or mall...

8 Apr 2019

Akhona Qengqe, transformation director, KFC and chairperson of Fasa.
New Fasa chair wants to grow and empower SME and franchise sector

New Fasa chair, Akhona Qengqe says growing and empowering the SME and franchise sector will be at the centre of her tenure as chair of the Franchise Association for 2019 and 2020...

4 Apr 2019

Stock image. Not a Burger King burger. © Christian Wiediger via .
Burger King tests plant-based meat with an impossible whopper

Burger King, known for meaty excess like its 1,150-calorie Bacon King sandwich, is now selling a plant-based burger...

2 Apr 2019

African retailers have the opportunity to re-imagine a data-driven sector
African retailers have the opportunity to re-imagine a data-driven sector

Transforming retail starts with the business model, not the technology...

By Toros Esim 27 Mar 2019

Poorer South Africans are bombarded with fast food. Shutterstock
Local solutions can boost healthier food choices in South Africa

The crisis in health triggered by cheap food that's high in fat and sugar is now well documented...

By Karen Hofman & Safura Abdool Karim 11 Mar 2019

SA laundry startup launches equity crowdfunding campaign
SA laundry startup launches equity crowdfunding campaign

Gauteng on-demand laundry delivery service, Just Laundry, has launched a crowdfunding campaign to assist in its expansion across the country...

6 Mar 2019

Spur founder Allen Ambor retires
Spur founder Allen Ambor retires

Effective from 1 March, founder of Spur Corporation Allen Ambor has officially retired after more than 50 years of service at the food franchise business...

1 Mar 2019

The digital headaches of a franchise marketing team
The digital headaches of a franchise marketing team

JG Bezuidenhout has compiled a list of my top 5 tools that can help control and regulate franchisees marketing with minimum friction...

By JG Bezuidenhout 19 Feb 2019

#BudgetSpeech2019: What should franchise businesses look out for?
#BudgetSpeech2019: What should franchise businesses look out for?

Franchise business owners are waiting with bated breath for the outcome of the 2019 National Budget Speech, as they seek more opportunities to increase their contribution to GDP...

18 Feb 2019

South Africans, say goodbye to Dunkin' Donuts and Baskin-Robbins
South Africans, say goodbye to Dunkin' Donuts and Baskin-Robbins

JSE-listed Grand Parade Investments is closing all Dunkin' Donuts and Baskin-Robbins outlets in South Africa following poor performance...

15 Feb 2019

3 franchising trends to know about in 2019
3 franchising trends to know about in 2019

The country's franchising industry has grown from contributing 13,3% to the South African Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in 2017 to its current figure of 15,7%, despite the tough economic climate...

29 Jan 2019

KFC commits to 100% recoverable or reusable plastic packaging by 2025
KFC commits to 100% recoverable or reusable plastic packaging by 2025

KFC, one of the world's largest quick service restaurant chains, has publicly committed to ensuring that all plastic-based, consumer-facing packaging across its global system will be recoverable or reusable by 2025...

25 Jan 2019

#BizTrends2019: Pick up on developing trends to stay at the top of your game
#BizTrends2019: Pick up on developing trends to stay at the top of your game

Electioneering in 2019 is sure to take up much focus and energy and while I understand that elections come around every 4 years, I wish we could do without them...

By Vera Valasis 11 Jan 2019

#NewCampaign: #EatingIsBelieving (what the customers say)
#NewCampaign: #EatingIsBelieving (what the customers say)

With the launch of its combos, RocoMamas took real-life testimonial tweets about the new offering and applied them to billboard sites across the country, including the Twitter handles of their customers...

By Jessica Tennant 19 Dec 2018

Pizza Hut opens in Nigeria
Pizza Hut opens in Nigeria

Pizza Hut has continued its expansion across the African continent by opening its first restaurant in Nigeria, with two more expected by the end of the year...

18 Dec 2018

#BestofBiz 2018: Retail
#BestofBiz 2018: Retail

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

18 Dec 2018

Russell Abrahams (Yay Abe) adds fire, with Burger King South Africa
Russell Abrahams (Yay Abe) adds fire, with Burger King South Africa

Cape Town-born illustrator, Russell Abrahams, a.k.a. Yay Abe, for his recent collaboration with Burger King South Africa, created a mural, with a fiery twist...

Issued by Burger King 13 Dec 2018

#InternationalFastFoodDay: Changing the narrative for 'fast food'
#InternationalFastFoodDay: Changing the narrative for 'fast food'

While many restaurants in the quick-service restaurant (QSR) industry focused on International Fast Food Day on 16 November, Burger King South Africa wants to change the narrative...

Issued by Burger King 20 Nov 2018

#FLS2018: Downgrade or not?
#FLS2018: Downgrade or not?

South Africa's economy is one that's vulnerable to the global economy, but it is the internal issues the country faces that will determine whether it will face a downgrade or not...

By Danette Breitenbach 15 Nov 2018

#FLS2018: The big business opportunity of franchising
#FLS2018: The big business opportunity of franchising

Over three-quarters of franchisee owners are optimistic about the future. This optimism is translated into the growth of franchises' contribution to the GDP of South Africa - growing from 9% in 2014 to 15% today...

By Danette Breitenbach 14 Nov 2018

5 tips for franchise agreement compliance
5 tips for franchise agreement compliance

The Consumer Protection Act (CPA) is the first piece of legislation in South Africa that specifically regulates franchise agreements and prescribes certain minimum requirements for such contracts...

By Justine Krige 8 Nov 2018

How to find the right franchise opportunity for you
How to find the right franchise opportunity for you

Several years of strong sectoral growth combined with business opportunities that are often backed by an investor safety net is making franchising the top choice for many who want to own their own business...

By Richard Mukheibir 8 Nov 2018

Pick n Pay in the firing line over 'maid' and 'gardener' mugs
Pick n Pay in the firing line over 'maid' and 'gardener' mugs

A set of mugs engraved with the phrases 'the maid' and 'the gardener' sold at a Pick n Pay store has sparked outrage on social media...

31 Oct 2018

Fasa signs MoU with Small Business Institute
Fasa signs MoU with Small Business Institute

The Franchise Association of South Africa has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Small Business Institute...

26 Oct 2018

25 years of Anat - a brand built on chutzpah and pita
25 years of Anat - a brand built on chutzpah and pita

Over the past 25 years, Middle Eastern eatery Anat and its founder Anat Apter have risen from humble beginnings to having more than 20 stores spread across South Africa...

26 Oct 2018

Corporate content should be part of your DNA
Corporate content should be part of your DNA

On the cusp of exciting and fruitful pan-African networking and trade, the time to make use of an unbiased B2B media showcase for all Africa's dynamic, entrepreneurial business communities is now...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 24 Oct 2018

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