Results for quick-service restaurants

News

Chicken chain Galito's continues expansion in Africa
Chicken chain Galito's continues expansion in AfricaArticle

South Africa-born food chain Galito's will soon have 20 outlets located in Kenya, as the piri-piri chicken brand eyes further growth on the African continent...

22 Apr 2021

Fast food is growing in popularity with Ghanaians. Wikimedia Commons
Ghanaians are eating more fast food: the who and the whyArticle

Across Africa fast food restaurants have spread at a rapid rate, driven by rising income levels, rapid urbanisation and changing eating habits and lifestyles...

James Boafo 11 Feb 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

Kauai launches subscription service for daily coffees and smoothies
Kauai launches subscription service for daily coffees and smoothiesArticle

Kauai has introduced a subscription service offering multiple coffees every day for a month as well as a daily smoothie for either 15 or 30 days...

13 Jan 2021

Paul Kent, CEO at Adumo
Adumo buys point-of-sale company GaapArticle

Gaap will become an Adumo company but will continue to operate independently under its existing brand...

1 Dec 2020

Safcei joins global cage-free campaign against Burger King owner
Safcei joins global cage-free campaign against Burger King ownerArticle

Safcei has joined a global cage-free campaign launched against Restaurant Brands International, the owner of fast food brands Burger King and Popeyes...

28 Oct 2020

Social compact needed to restore SA's restaurant, fast food industries
Social compact needed to restore SA's restaurant, fast food industriesArticle

The old saying used to be - "get bums in seats" but with regulations, sensitivity of customers to infection and concerns for employee safety, this is not part of the "new normal"...

Craig Schwabe 3 Sep 2020

Letlhogonolo Thobejane
#WomensMonth: KFC's Nolo Thobejane on achieving QSR success in AfricaArticle

Letlhogonolo Thobejane travels across the continent overseeing restaurant operations and contributing to the success of the KFC brand in Africa...

28 Aug 2020

Why smaller fast food outlets are part of SA's future
Why smaller fast food outlets are part of SA's futureArticle

An analysis of the South African fast food industry in 2019 showed that there was opportunity for the continued expansion of fast food outlets but that the market was beginning to saturate...

Craig Schwabe 3 Jul 2020

Dean Kowarski, CEO of Real Foods Group
Real Foods expands Kauai, launches Free Bird and acquires Uber NutritionArticle

Real Foods Group, which lists Kauai, Nü Health Food Café and other food brands in its portfolio, has diversified during lockdown...

1 Jul 2020

President of the Titanium Lions, FCB's Susan Credle.
#LionsLive: Titanium Lions president Susan Credle's briefingArticle

Simon Cook interviewed the president of the Titanium Lions, FCB's Susan Credle to hear her briefing for 2021...

Juanita Pienaar 25 Jun 2020

KFC pilots kerbside collection in SA
KFC pilots kerbside collection in SAArticle

KFC restaurants in SA will once again be offering takeaways and drive-thru services from 1 June, after a few weeks of delivery only. It's also piloting a new kerbside collection service...

1 Jun 2020

Karamo via
Economic impact of Covid-19 on the meat industryArticle

The meat industry has been forced to come up with creative solutions throughout different value chains to combat the effects of this global pandemic...

Claudi Nortjé 8 May 2020

Taste liquidates Domino's Pizza business in South Africa
Taste liquidates Domino's Pizza business in South AfricaArticle

Taste Holdings has announced that it will voluntarily liquidate Domino's Pizza, following its failure to find a buyer for the pizza chain...

16 Mar 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

Yum Brands to eliminate polystyrene foam packaging globally
Yum Brands to eliminate polystyrene foam packaging globallyArticle

Quick-service restaurant giant Yum Brands, which operates KFC, Taco Bell and Pizza Hut, has agreed to end its use of harmful expanded polystyrene foam packaging globally by 2022...

28 Feb 2020

Grand Parade sells Burger King South Africa to ECP
Grand Parade sells Burger King South Africa to ECPArticle

Grand Parade Investments has entered into an agreement to sell 100% of its interest in Burger King South Africa to Emerging Capital Partners...

19 Feb 2020

#BizTrends2020: Experience, value and convenience underpin successful QSR loyalty programmes
#BizTrends2020: Experience, value and convenience underpin successful QSR loyalty programmesArticle

Retail loyalty is constantly evolving, as customers demand more personalised value and the 'experience economy' gathers momentum...

Mia Morkel 6 Jan 2020

KFC reveals new modern Sandton flagship
KFC reveals new modern Sandton flagshipArticle

KFC has revamped its Sandton flagship restaurant, adding a host of new features appealing to digitally-minded consumers and those looking for convenience...

6 Nov 2019

Image source:
How digitalisation is impacting the listed property sectorArticle

The worldwide structural trend of consumers increasingly choosing to shop online instead of at their local mall will have implications for the South African listed real estate sector...

17 Aug 2018

Pizza Hut on track with ambitious African expansion
Pizza Hut on track with ambitious African expansionArticle

Pizza Hut's African growth story continues as the restaurant chain celebrates the opening of its 100th store in sub-Saharan Africa in the historic Ghandi Square, Johannesburg...

23 Mar 2018

Google's top 'Near Me' searches 2017 (and what they mean for marketers)
Google's top 'Near Me' searches 2017 (and what they mean for marketers)Article

Every year Google releases its list of top searches for the past 12 months. In 2017, amid searches for events, politicians, personalities and moments, a set of consumer behaviours emerged...

Issued by Location Bank 8 Feb 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

Fewer diners give Famous Brands food for thought
Fewer diners give Famous Brands food for thoughtArticle

Not even Tashas regulars have been immune to SA's economic crunch. Releasing interim results on Monday, Famous Brands's research showed that customers visited casual dining...

Giulietta Talevi 1 Nov 2017

New look for Zebro's
New look for Zebro'sArticle

South African chicken franchise Zebro's has refreshed its corporate identity with a new logo and store look...

31 Oct 2017

British chicken franchise roosts in South Africa
British chicken franchise roosts in South AfricaArticle

Southern Fried Chicken, a UK brand with some American heritage at the roots of its recipes, recently expanded into the South African market...

18 Jul 2017

Cannes Lions Creative Marketer of the Year 2017 is... Burger King!
Cannes Lions Creative Marketer of the Year 2017 is... Burger King!Article

Honouring the global restaurant brand's creative communications, the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity has announced Burger King as the Creative Marketer of the Year 2017.

20 Mar 2017

The case for investing in SA's fuel retail sector
The case for investing in SA's fuel retail sectorArticle

Whether one is considering taking a leap into entrepreneurship or thinking of adding to one's growing business portfolio, investing in the fuel retail sector might offer...

James Noble 15 Feb 2017

Picture:
Gilt wears thin for Gold Brands franchise holdersArticle

When Gold Brands Investments, owner of the Chesa Nyama fast-food franchise, listed on AltX 11 months ago, the share price plummeted 45% to end the first day of trading at R1.12 a share. It has barely recovered since...

Palesa Vuyolwethu Tshandu 5 Dec 2016

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa is poised to dispose of food company McDonald’s SA so that there is no conflict of interest with his position in the government.
Picture:
Ramaphosa ready to offload McDonald's SAArticle

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa was poised to sell fast-food company McDonald's SA to MSA Holdings, a McDonald's subsidiary operating in the Middle East, should the transaction be completed successfully, McDonald's SA CE Greg Solomon said on Tuesday...

Carol Paton 22 Sep 2016

Makeover of square aimed at students
Makeover of square aimed at studentsArticle

Student accommodation provider Respublica is set to launch a 2,200-bed housing development in a rejuvenated Hatfield Square in 2017...

Alistair Anderson 30 Aug 2016

New franchise strategies and growing earnings drive SA franchisors into Africa
New franchise strategies and growing earnings drive SA franchisors into AfricaArticle

Times may be tough locally, but that has only encouraged South African franchisors to look beyond the country's borders and take a long-term view on introducing integrated strategies for the growth of their brands across the continent...

30 Jul 2015

Avoiding eight failures of franchising
Avoiding eight failures of franchisingArticle

Aspiring entrepreneurs who want to avoid the high risk of failure associated with small businesses often look to franchising, assuming that a recognised trademark and support is a guarantee of success...

Ethel Nyembe 25 Mar 2015

For whom the tills toll... for fast foodsArticle

Research: Nearly 90% of local newspaper readers bought fast food in the past three months...

11 Dec 2014

Mbongeleni Hlomuka
Customisation - for the big boys it's the best thing since sliced breadArticle

Why should I be stuck with what the chef decided...? I can't wait to build my own burger on home ground...

Mbongeleni Hlomuka 11 Sep 2014

Fast foods popular and highly rated in SA
Fast foods popular and highly rated in SAArticle

South African consumers like fast foods and they have given the retail outlets a customer satisfaction score of 79 out of 100‚ according to the South African Customer Satisfaction Index (SAcsi)‚ released on Monday, 10 June 2013.

11 Jun 2013

Job shortages lead to more self-employedArticle

Self-employment in SA is now at its highest since the second quarter of 2009, testament to more people resorting to starting their own businesses and wanting to contribute to job creation, the chief economist at Economists.co.za, Mike Schussler, said on Monday (7 April).

Ntsakisi Maswanganyi 9 Apr 2013

Fast food stocks hungry for moreArticle

It seems South Africans are steadily recovering their appetite for fast food and fizzy drinks.

Sasha Planting 7 Feb 2011

Restaurants get priority over soccer fans
Restaurants get priority over soccer fansArticle

McDonald's, the fast-food chain that uses a clown and a yellow M to sell burgers, will not exercise its rights as a FIFA World Cup sponsor to provide food at the stadiums or official fan parks.

Michael Bleby 30 Mar 2010

Restaurants get priority over soccer fansArticle

McDonald's, the fast-food chain that uses a clown and a yellow M to sell burgers, will not exercise its rights as a Fifa World Cup sponsor to provide food at the stadiums or official fan parks.

Michael Bleby 30 Mar 2010

One team, one strategyArticle

On the face of it Rainbow Chicken's annual results were horrid. While revenue increased 14.4% to R6,8bn, pretax profit dropped 45% to R441m and headline earnings declined 40% to R318,8m.

Sasha Planting 22 Jun 2009

Feed prices peck away at Rainbow's profitArticle

Feed prices have knocked Rainbow Chicken's margins from about 12% to 6%, the company said Tuesday, warning it might not be able to recoup feed costs this year given the persistently difficult market conditions.

Artwell Dlamini 11 Jun 2009

Pilot study proves SAARF's Branded Data Survey is on trackArticle

SAARF has completed the final pilot study for its Branded Data Survey, which it began developing in 1999.

4 Aug 2002

Next >
Let's do Biz