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The Franchise Co offers opportunities for food entrepreneurs
The Franchise Co offers opportunities for food entrepreneursArticle

The Franchise Co has set its sights on developing a whole new category of entrepreneurs by offering a franchised mobile restaurant...

29 Mar 2021

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

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

Franchise Association voices support for SA restaurant industry
Franchise Association voices support for SA restaurant industryArticle

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

Bendeta Gordon
Big franchise brands not better off during the pandemicArticle

Excessive reliance on retail infrastructure, insufficient investment in digitisation and poor delivery capability is severely impacting franchised networks...

Bendeta Gordon 2 Nov 2020

#DoBizZA: Franchising for success in a challenging environment
#DoBizZA: Franchising for success in a challenging environmentArticle

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

Lauren Hartzenberg 2 Sep 2020

Franchising and the need for agility during a pandemic
Franchising and the need for agility during a pandemicArticle

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

Morne Cronje 17 Aug 2020

Franchises work to weather fallout of Covid-19
Franchises work to weather fallout of Covid-19Article

Fasa reports that many of its members are re-strategising and reshaping their businesses to incorporate smaller stores, 'dark kitchens' and online trading...

20 Jul 2020

The Galito's growth story - from Mpumalanga to Kenya and Kazakhstan
The Galito's growth story - from Mpumalanga to Kenya and KazakhstanArticle

Working from a spicy flame-grilled chicken recipe he'd developed in his family's garage, Louis Germishuys opened the first Galito's fast food outlet in Nelspruit in 1996...

Lauren Hartzenberg 28 Feb 2020

A recipe for success from KFC's top franchisee Burt Gunning
A recipe for success from KFC's top franchisee Burt GunningArticle

Burt Gunning is the guy to take your cue from when it comes to running a successful franchise business...

Lauren Hartzenberg 28 Feb 2020

Ocean Basket eyes growth in smaller restaurant format
Ocean Basket eyes growth in smaller restaurant formatArticle

Ocean Basket's new Haasendal Gables restaurant, located in Kuils River, Cape Town, is an example of the seafood restaurant chain's new smaller store format...

11 Feb 2020

8th Franchise Leadership Summit set for Johannesburg in March
8th Franchise Leadership Summit set for Johannesburg in MarchArticle

Guided by the theme 'agility accelerates growth', FNB is hosting the 8th Franchise Leadership Summit on 3 March 2020 at Montecasino, Johannesburg.

28 Jan 2020

Would you make the cut as a franchisee?
Would you make the cut as a franchisee?Article

The decision to sell a franchise is as important to the franchisor as it is to the franchisee. Remember, the franchisor will be allowing the franchisee into the fold...

Alan Hockey 6 Dec 2019

The job-generating, economy-boosting benefits of franchising
The job-generating, economy-boosting benefits of franchisingArticle

South Africa's National Development Plan (NDP) expresses an important aspiration: by 2030, 90% of all jobs should be created by small, medium and micro enterprises...

9 Sep 2019

Professionalising franchising could weed out unscrupulous business owners
Professionalising franchising could weed out unscrupulous business ownersArticle

Franchising worldwide continues having a 90% success rate as opposed to 10% for those starting a business on their own and whilst the sector in South Africa contributes around R721 billion to the country's GDP...

22 Aug 2019

Minister of Trade & Industry, Ebrahim Patel. Credit: World Economic Forum via Wikimedia
Fasa welcomes private sector support from governmentArticle

The Franchise Association of South Africa says it's encouraged by the positive and committed attitude and concrete steps taken by the government to partner with the private sector...

24 Jul 2019

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

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

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

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

#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 gameArticle

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...

Vera Valasis 10 Jan 2019

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

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...

Danette Breitenbach 13 Nov 2018

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

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...

Richard Mukheibir 7 Nov 2018

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

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

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

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

Promising future for franchising sector highlighted at Fasa events
Promising future for franchising sector highlighted at Fasa eventsArticle

Despite ten years of crippling economic and political setbacks, the franchise sector in South Africa has continued to grow, despite challenging conditions...

11 Jul 2018

Robust franchising opportunities to be highlighted at FASA events
Robust franchising opportunities to be highlighted at FASA eventsArticle

With the economy showing a positive growth for the coming year and public and business sentiment more positive, FASA is poised to spearhead initiatives and events that will nurture entrepreneurship...

24 May 2018

Ronél Fester
South African fuel franchising sector continues to growArticle

According to the South African Petroleum Industry Association (SAPIA), the fuel retail sector contributes 8.5% to the South African Gross Domestic Product (GDP)...

3 Apr 2018

Franchising sector heeds Ramaphosa's call to encourage entrepreneurship, job creation
Franchising sector heeds Ramaphosa's call to encourage entrepreneurship, job creationArticle

The SONA speech by President Cyril Ramaphosa and his commitment to supporting small business and entrepreneurship has been welcomed by FASA chairman Tony Da Fonseca...

5 Mar 2018

SA franchising sector retains global appeal
SA franchising sector retains global appealArticle

Despite 2017 being a tough year for business and consumers, South Africa has remained a desirable destination for global brands looking to expand...

17 Jan 2018

What's at the heart of franchise sector growth?
What's at the heart of franchise sector growth?Article

Over the past four years, the franchising sector has displayed resilience, consistently growing its contribution to the country's GDP from 9.7% in 2014 to 13.3%...

16 Oct 2017

Franchise survey results show growth, but uncertainty
Franchise survey results show growth, but uncertaintyArticle

The latest franchise survey shows growth in the franchise sector despite challenging economic conditions, but optimism about continuing growth has dropped...

4 Sep 2017

Tech and tenacity can give local franchise brands the edge
Tech and tenacity can give local franchise brands the edgeArticle

Modern day businesses in South Africa are dealing with a number of challenges that all contribute to consumers having less money to spend...

Abigail Makhubele 21 Jul 2017

Franchising can stave off unemployment
Franchising can stave off unemploymentArticle

According to Statistics SA, 48,000 South Africans lost their jobs in the first quarter of 2017. The franchising sector makes it one of the few robust industries...

13 Jul 2017

Franchising industry shows resilience amid economic challenges
Franchising industry shows resilience amid economic challengesArticle

Franchising is one industry that has proven in many countries to be resilient even in the face of extensive macroeconomic difficulties...

Dumisani Bengu 11 Jul 2017

Tenacity, innovation key themes at FASA's 2017 convention
Tenacity, innovation key themes at FASA's 2017 conventionArticle

The 2017 Franchise Convention, taking place on 29 June at the Kyalami Expo & Convention Centre is the lead up to the Absa Franchise Business Festival...

20 Jun 2017

Five key challenges facing new franchisees
Five key challenges facing new franchiseesArticle

New franchisees are navigating the knock-on effect the current economic conditions create in the South African market...

7 Jun 2017

Franchising outlook - challenges to face and sectors to watch
Franchising outlook - challenges to face and sectors to watchArticle

The franchising sector has found its way through the slow economy with industries such as the fast food segment showing growth in 2016...

8 Feb 2017

#BizTrends2017: Local franchise trends for 2017
#BizTrends2017: Local franchise trends for 2017Article

South Africa's economy is under significant pressure and does not promise a great deal of progress for business or consumers – with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) predicting only 0.8% growth...

Dumisani Bengu 11 Jan 2017

Lessons the smaller guy can learn from their bigger brother
Lessons the smaller guy can learn from their bigger brotherArticle

For many business owners franchising presents an opportunity to elevate and grow their businesses and develop a national - or even international - footprint...

17 May 2016

Morné Cronjé
Franchises must innovate and adapt, says FNBArticle

The South African franchise industry has evolved to become a substantial contributor to the local economy. While current economic conditions remain fickle, the South African franchising sector remains optimistic for 2016...

22 Jan 2016

Ethel Nyembe
SA franchising outlook positive for 2016Article

The economy may be under pressure and consumers may be spending less, but the outlook for franchising remains strong for 2016, with increasing competition and the entry of new players expected to offer franchisees new opportunities, says Ethel Nyembe, head of small enterprise of Standard Bank...

22 Jan 2016

First ever Chairman for FASA
First ever Chairman for FASAArticle

For the first time in its 36-year history, the Franchise Association of South Africa (FASA) has appointed one of its franchisee members, John Baladakis a Pick n Pay franchisee, as Chairman for 2015...

22 Mar 2015

Fundamentals of business form integral part of new franchising incubator programme
Fundamentals of business form integral part of new franchising incubator programmeArticle

Standard Bank and Franchising Plus have collaborated to launch a unique 'Franchising Incubator' programme. The objective of the programme is to assist these businesses to develop a sound strategy for expansion...

19 Nov 2014

Franchise Summit speaker unveils beauty secrets
Franchise Summit speaker unveils beauty secretsArticle

Social media, technology and innovation drive the health, wellness and beauty industry to be one the fastest growing franchising sectors in the country.

22 Oct 2014

Selecting franchise models
Selecting franchise modelsArticle

For those wanting to enter the franchising sector, the big question is, "What industry would suit them best?" There are so many options to choose from and sometimes even informative events, such as expos, tend to be more overwhelming than helpful.

Richard Mukheibir 3 Sep 2014

Win a Sherpa Kids franchise
Win a Sherpa Kids franchiseArticle

Sherpa Kids is seeking franchisees with a passion for working with children, an interest in a high-demand rapidly growing sector and in building the brand in South Africa.

4 Apr 2014

Franchising contribution to GDP rising
Franchising contribution to GDP risingArticle

The franchise sector, which is defying sluggish economic conditions, currently contributes nearly 10% to South Africa's GDP and will continue to provide sustainable business opportunities for entrepreneurs into 2014 and beyond.

Simone Cooper 18 Mar 2014

Jeremy Lang
What to consider when purchasing a franchiseArticle

The local franchise industry is growing at a progressive rate and according to Franchise South Africa, the country currently boasts over 400 franchise systems and approximately 23,000 franchise outlets.

Jeremy Lang 9 Jul 2013

Franchising expected to grow substantially in 2013/14
Franchising expected to grow substantially in 2013/14Article

The potential for the franchising industry is exciting for South Africa, as the continued growth of franchises will ultimately create more jobs and boost the economy. The sector showed resilience over the recent rough economic period and is expected to grow substantially in 2013/14.

Gerrie van Biljon 29 May 2013

IFE 2012 opens with call for SMEs to be taken seriously
IFE 2012 opens with call for SMEs to be taken seriouslyArticle

At the official opening of the International Franchise Expo this morning, 17 May 2012, Chairman of the Franchise Association of South Africa Jan Davel called on government and business to recognize the contribution that franchising makes to the economy.

17 May 2012

Franchising provides means to create jobsArticle

The government should look no further than the franchising sector if it wants to develop skills and create jobs, says the new chairman of the South African Franchising Association, Jan Davel.

Sure Kamhunga 2 Apr 2012

2010 FASA award winners
2010 FASA award winnersArticle

The annual Franchising Association of South Africa's (FASA) Awards for Excellence in Franchising recently celebrated the top achievers in the industry. The awards ceremony was the highlight of Franchise Week, which included a Franchise Convention and the incorporated the International Franchise Expo (IFE).

11 May 2010

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