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 1 day ago

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

Bizcommunity Recruitment in Africa Focus
Bizcommunity Recruitment in Africa Focus

A comprehensive B2B Recruitment Focus from December 2018 to February 2019 will ensure that Bizcommunity is the go-to destination for all the B2B news you'll need to plan your HR and recruitment strategies in 2019...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 23 Oct 2018

Job creation is a team effort
Job creation is a team effort

The franchise sector continues to grow healthily, according to the survey results recently released by Fasa. That sounds as if we should be in a good position to answer the president's call to create jobs...

By Richard Mukheibir 15 Oct 2018

The best Biz summer holiday (content) package ever!
The best Biz summer holiday (content) package ever!

Feeling a bit state-capsized, swept along by more waves than a cryptocurrency chart? Here are some life-saving festive content ideas...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 15 Oct 2018

Real Foods appoints ex-CEOs Kevin Hedderwick and Antony Ball
Real Foods appoints ex-CEOs Kevin Hedderwick and Antony Ball

Former Famous Brands group chief executive Kevin Hedderwick has joined the Real Foods board as group strategic director, while former Brait CEO Antony Ball has joined the Real Foods board...

15 Oct 2018

Franchise Leadership Summit set for Joburg in November
Franchise Leadership Summit set for Joburg in November

FNB is hosting the 7th Franchise Leadership Summit at Montecasino on 13 November 2018. Themed 'Equipping you to future proof your franchise', the summit encourages discussion...

10 Oct 2018

Krispy Kreme SA expands focus on off-premise sales
Krispy Kreme SA expands focus on off-premise sales

South Africans can now get Krispy Kreme doughnuts on the go in more areas, more often, as the company will be expanding its off-premise sales to 23 stores across Johannesburg, Pretoria and KZN...

25 Sep 2018

Franchising sector shows resilience despite challenging conditions
Franchising sector shows resilience despite challenging conditions

The Franchise Association of South Africa's latest franchise survey, shows that of all the business formats and across all sectors, franchising, through its unique business format, continues to show growth...

25 Sep 2018

Call for Famous Brands to commit to cage-free eggs
Call for Famous Brands to commit to cage-free eggs

Multi-faith environmental NGO SAFCEI has launched a public campaign urging restaurant franchisor, Famous Brands, to commit to go "cage-free" for all its hens and their eggs by 2025...

21 Sep 2018

Asking customers to donate when they buy stuff may be good for business
Asking customers to donate when they buy stuff may be good for business

Cashiers asking customers to donate small sums to charity while they're at cash registers is becoming a big business...

By Benjamin Lawrence 21 Sep 2018

300,000kg of surplus food donated through KFC Harvest programme
300,000kg of surplus food donated through KFC Harvest programme

KFC South Africa's Harvest initiative aims to change the way the quick service restaurant industry deals with surplus food in restaurants...

5 Sep 2018

The 4 phases of a franchise business relationship
The 4 phases of a franchise business relationship

The relationship between the franchisor and franchisee is often overlooked by people who are starting out in franchising. This is one of the biggest mistakes that one can do...

23 Aug 2018

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