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Mmamotsatsi Masike, first recipient of Ravi Naidoo Residency for Emerging Creatives

Nando's design programme, Clout, honoured Design Indaba founder, Ravi Naidoo with an annual residency programme in his name. This year, and each year going forward, Clout will select one stand-out creative from the Design Indaba Emerging Creatives class of that year to be the recipient of this...

2 Mar 2020

Local restaurant creates dynamic Spotify playlist

RocoMamas has created a playlist on Spotify, making it the first South African brand to do so. RocoMamas' founder, Brian Altriche, says the restaurant frequently receives requests on social media to create a playlist. South African indie and alternative rock bands can share their original...

12 Jun 2018

Cash Converters opens in Hermanus

Rudolph du Toit opened a Cash Converters in Hermanus on 8 December 2017. Du Toit intends on growing his franchise and plans on expanding his start-up staff from seven to 10 in 2018.

13 Dec 2017

Cash Crusaders opens several new stores

Cash Crusaders has opened several news stores. The new stores are located at Mayfield Square, Robertson, Raslouw, Vryheid, Tembisa, Parow Station, and Lydenberg. New stores scheduled to open in the next few months include East Lynne, Newtown Junction and Westwood Mall, Heidedal, Bramley,...

26 Sep 2017

Musina now boasts its very own Cash Converters

Musina local, Robert Livhoyi has opened the Limpopo town's very first Cash Converters at the Musina Mall. Cash Converters CEO Richard Mukheibir believes that franchising provides starting entrepreneurs with the business skills and investment within a supportive and professional environment, which,...

14 Jun 2017

UberEats introduces KFC to the UberEats app

UberEats and KFC have announced a Finger Lickin' Good partnership, that sees KFC meals delivered right to customers homes or work, for the first time, through the UberEats app. KFC will be making their Streetwise 2 to Twisters available on the UberEats app as well as their famous buckets and other...

7 Jun 2017

Famous Brands hails Turrito as IT partner of the year

Famous Brands has named Turrito Networks as its 2017 IT partner of the year. Turrito Networks is a division of MICROmega Group and provides Famous Brands' wide area networks. Over the past year, Turrito Networks has ensured that Famous Brands' wide area networks had no downtime on major links.

25 May 2017

Famous Brands, Ringgold terminate agreement on Kruger Park restaurants

A dispute between Famous Brands and Ringgold, the franchisee of the Mugg n Bean and Debonairs restaurants at the Satara, Letaba and Olifants camps in the Kruger National Park, has led to the termination of an agreement between the two parties and the Ringgold's subsequent loss of the right to use...

24 Mar 2017

Famous Brands' Hedderwick to retire in February 2016

Famous Brands (Fbr) group CE Kevin Hedderwick will retire on February 29 2016. Darren Hele, currently CE of the food services division, would be appointed group CE on Hedderwick's retirement, the company said on Tuesday.

2 Dec 2015

Spur acquires Hussar Grill for $33m
Spur acquires Hussar Grill for $33m

Ventures Africa reports that Spur has acquired Hussar Grill, a steakhouse chain based in the Western Cape, for R35 million (US$3.3m). According to the report, the cash deal's effective date is 1 January 2014. For more: Ventures Africa: Spur acquires Hussar Grill for $3.3m......

13 Dec 2013

Spur in acquisition talks

Franchise restaurant group Spur Corporation announced today, Tuesday 30 August 2011, that it had entered into negotiations regarding a possible acquisition, which if successfully concluded, may impact on the price of the company's securities. "Shareholders are advised to exercise caution when...

30 Aug 2011

New opening for Kauai
New opening for Kauai

click to enlargeFast food health store, Kauai opened its 95th store country wide at the Somerset Mall, Somerset West, last week. This store will be offering the full concept menu as seen in malls like Cavendish Square and Constantia Village. The store will be owned and run by local best friends...

6 Apr 2011

Freshstop just got bigger
Freshstop just got bigger

The successful partnership with Chevron SA has launched 27 Freshstop convenience stores across the country. The latest are in Wetton, in the Southern Suburbs of Cape Town and in Middleburg. Both stores offer fruit and vegetables, a grocery section and other products on a 24/7 basis....

30 Aug 2010

Midrand gets two Freshstop stores
Midrand gets two Freshstop stores

click to enlargeFreshstop Egoli opens today, Wednesday 11 August 2010, on both sides of the N1 highway at the New Road off ramp in Midrand. Described as South Africa's fastest growing 24-hour convenience stores, the franchise will offer freshly baked goods, household necessities, a variety of...

11 Aug 2010

Indulgent new hotspot in Trinity
Indulgent new hotspot in Trinity

click to enlargeThe recently opened Trinity Village of Randpark Ridge is hosting a new hotspot in the form of Mediterranean-inspired coffee shop and restaurant, Dulcé Café. Catering to the need for a meeting place in the area for both business and pleasure, the new branch is not merely a hotspot...

4 Jun 2008

New sparkle in Sandton City
New sparkle in Sandton City

click to enlargeCartier, the French jeweller, will open its first South African boutique in Sandton City this October. For the last 15 years, only watches and some of Cartier accessories have been available on the South African market. The opening of the boutique will give local customers access to...

20 Sep 2007

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