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Debonairs Pizza reminds fans to take advantage of its free delivery service with new TVC campaign
Debonairs Pizza reminds fans to take advantage of its free delivery service with new TVC campaignArticle

Famous Brands' Debonairs Pizza is reminding fans to take advantage of its free delivery service with three punchy television commercials in a campaign called "Skaba Dom"...

Issued by FCB Africa 11 Apr 2019

Moving Tactics launches digital signage rental finance division
Moving Tactics launches digital signage rental finance divisionArticle

Moving Tactics has launched a new rental finance division in response to increased calls for financing solutions for digital signage equipment...

Issued by Moving Tactics 27 Nov 2018

Debonairs Pizza launches 'Dezemba' campaign
Debonairs Pizza launches 'Dezemba' campaignArticle

Debonairs Pizza rolled up its sleeves one last time to launch a meal that would make this year's festive a little more 'feast-ive' - without breaking the bank, of course...

Issued by FCB Africa 14 Nov 2018

Growth trends in SA's fast food industry
Growth trends in SA's fast food industryArticle

The year-on-year growth of South Africa's food and beverage industry slowed to 0.1% as at July 2018, according to Broll Property Intel's Retail Snapshot Q3:2018. Restaurants and coffee shops experienced...

2 Nov 2018

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

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

All the 2018 New Generation Social & Digital Media Awards winners!
All the 2018 New Generation Social & Digital Media Awards winners!Article

On Thursday 27 September, the sixth annual New Generation Social & Digital Media Awards took place at MonteCasino...

1 Oct 2018

Report discusses evolution with technology as the major influence
Report discusses evolution with technology as the major influenceArticle

The impacts of technology are widely felt across all sectors. The advancement of technology as it pertains to the logistics sector is detailed in Broll's Logistics Report...

27 Sep 2018

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

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

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Finalists announced for New Generation Social & Digital Media Awards 2018Article

The finalists for the 2018 New Generation Awards have been announced, with a record number of entries received, from a record number of agencies, corporates and individuals, representing hundreds of South African brands...

4 Sep 2018

#WomensMonth: Maira Koutsoudakis on building a luxury lifestyle brand
#WomensMonth: Maira Koutsoudakis on building a luxury lifestyle brandArticle

Maira Koutsoudakis is the CEO of the Life Group of Companies, a luxury lifestyle and hospitality specialist, which she owns and operates with her husband and business partner, engineer John Koutsoudakis...

Eugene Yiga 27 Aug 2018

Newly launched Food Franchise Forum to represent SA's vital food sector
Newly launched Food Franchise Forum to represent SA's vital food sectorArticle

The Franchise Association of South Africa (Fasa) has announced the establishment of a Food Franchise Forum representing the majority of the household names in the casual dining and quick service restaurants sector...

18 Jul 2018

Singing the praises of Debonairs Pizza's Beef Almighty
Singing the praises of Debonairs Pizza's Beef AlmightyArticle

Debonairs Pizza has launched the Beef Almighty, with a new television commercial from FCB Joburg called "Praise Singer"...

Issued by FCB Africa 22 May 2018

Why Unilever is right to consolidate its headquarters in Rotterdam
Why Unilever is right to consolidate its headquarters in RotterdamArticle

The consumer goods giant Unilever is in the business of what is called "fast moving consumer goods". And in this business - as the name suggests - speed is the name of the game...

Martin Friesl 18 Apr 2018

Moving Tactics launches specialised Digital Content division
Moving Tactics launches specialised Digital Content divisionArticle

Moving Tactics has launched a Digital Content division to provide a specialised content service that will maximise the value their clients achieve from their digital signage investments...

Issued by Moving Tactics 16 Mar 2018

Debonairs Pizza sides with working moms
Debonairs Pizza sides with working momsArticle

Debonairs Pizza has come down squarely on the side of working moms with its value-for-money deal, a wallet-pleasing On the Double promotion...

Issued by FCB Africa 16 Mar 2018

Impairments hit Famous Brands
Impairments hit Famous BrandsArticle

The share price of Famous Brands fell as much as 12% in early trade on Thursday after the food services franchisor warned investors that it would make impairments of between R241m and R322m in its financial results for the year to February.

9 Mar 2018

ECDC invests R12m in Eastern Cape fast food entrepreneur
ECDC invests R12m in Eastern Cape fast food entrepreneurArticle

Despite owning 11 fast food outlets in four towns in the Eastern Cape, Sicelo Mntonga still regards himself as an emerging entrepreneur...

31 Jan 2018

Woolworths in R7bn David Jones setback
Woolworths in R7bn David Jones setbackArticle

Woolworths said on Wednesday it had impaired the value of Australian department store chain David Jones by nearly R7bn...

Nick Hedley 25 Jan 2018

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#OrchidsandOnions: Lesbians at the dinner table? Who cares? We're more worried about our taxpayer cash being squanderedArticle

I just wonder if South Africans are not more liberal and "let and let live" than a lot of people - and advertising agencies - give them credit for...

Brendan Seery 17 Jan 2018

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Kevin Hedderwick resigns as nonexecutive director of Famous BrandsArticle

Kevin Hedderwick has resigned as a nonexecutive director of Famous Brands with immediate effect, the owner of Steers, Wimpy and other fast food franchises said in a statement...

17 Jan 2018

Debonairs Pizza launches 'Awesome Foursome'
Debonairs Pizza launches 'Awesome Foursome'Article

Debonairs Pizza has launched the 'Awesome Foursome' - a super pizza comprising four large pizza squares topped with the consumer's choice of four of six different popular flavour combinations...

Issued by FCB Africa 11 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

Taste, Famous Brands issue dire trading updates
Taste, Famous Brands issue dire trading updatesArticle

Finding an analyst who sees any compelling reason to buy any of SA's fast-food stocks these days is as rare as spotting a Naspers naysayer...

23 Oct 2017

Wimpy's managing executive, Molla Bonnet.
Reminiscing about Wimpy's sizzling campaignsArticle

Wimpy is celebrating its 50th birthday and managing executive Molla Bonnet reminisces by talking us through some of her favourite Wimpy campaigns to date...

Juanita Pienaar 23 Oct 2017

Famous Brands feels the squeeze of low consumer spending
Famous Brands feels the squeeze of low consumer spendingArticle

Famous Brands shares fell as much as 14% as markets reacted to a restaurant chain's trading update indicating a decline in first-half earnings...

Andries Maghlangu 11 Oct 2017

Mark Alard, Director of Strategic Partnerships and Customer Care, DTI
Coega, DTI hosts workshop to stimulate investment in agro-processingArticle

More than 20 companies from the Eastern Cape's agriculture/agro-processing sector attended a workshop conducted by the CDC and DTI...

5 Oct 2017

New radio spot airs in Debonairs Pizza's ‘Lamba Busters' campaign
New radio spot airs in Debonairs Pizza's ‘Lamba Busters' campaignArticle

A new radio spot - the fourth in a series promoting Debonairs Pizza's ‘#Un-lamba yourself' special offers - has broken on 5FM and Metro FM...

Issued by FCB Africa 15 Sep 2017

New Debonairs Pizza TVC plays up size of new Cram-Decker
New Debonairs Pizza TVC plays up size of new Cram-DeckerArticle

A new television commercial for Debonairs Pizza pays homage to the size and hunger-busting satisfaction delivered by its brand-new pizza innovation, the Cram-Decker..

Issued by FCB Africa 8 Sep 2017

Is SA's fast food market still growing?
Is SA's fast food market still growing?Article

Insight Survey's latest SA Fast Food Industry Landscape Report 2017 examines the local and global fast food industry from a uniquely holistic perspective, with detailed insights into the entire value chain...

Issued by Insight Survey 4 Sep 2017

Gourmet can't beef up Famous Brands
Gourmet can't beef up Famous BrandsArticle

Famous Brands has joined the ranks of local restaurateurs buckling under the weight of global names...

18 Aug 2017

Debonairs Pizza takes it to a new level
Debonairs Pizza takes it to a new levelArticle

Debonairs Pizza, South Africa's most satisfying fast-service restaurant according to the recently released South African Customer Satisfaction Index (SAcsi), has taken ‘it' to a new level with another television commercial...

Issued by FCB Africa 31 Jul 2017

Popeyes cock-a-hoop over launch
Popeyes cock-a-hoop over launchArticle

A new chicken has come to roost in the richest square mile in Africa. Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen is set to open its doors in Sandton next week, but feathers are set to fly...

Colleen Goko 6 Jul 2017

Debonairs Pizza, FCB Joburg celebrates top slot
Debonairs Pizza, FCB Joburg celebrates top slotArticle

Debonairs Pizza and its marketing partner, FCB Joburg, are celebrating the quick service restaurant chain's move to the top slot on the latest South African Customer Satisfaction Index...

Issued by FCB Africa 4 Jul 2017

Niche eateries and shops flourish
Niche eateries and shops flourishArticle

Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the restaurant and retail sector should be funded despite the recession as these businesses will be engines for growth...

Colleen Goko 3 Jul 2017

Wimpy inspires South Africans to reconnect
Wimpy inspires South Africans to reconnectArticle

Wimpy, one of the country's favourite casual dining family restaurants, is inspiring South Africans who never have enough time, to make the time for the ones that they love...

Issued by FCB Africa 20 Jun 2017

Fast food stocks risky
Fast food stocks riskyArticle

Famous Brands took a huge leap of faith when it closed a 120m deal that brought UK premium burger group Gourmet Burger Kitchen (GBK) into its fold in October...

12 Jun 2017

No dividend from Famous Brands as acquisitions send interest bill soaring
No dividend from Famous Brands as acquisitions send interest bill soaringArticle

Famous Brands shareholders will receive no dividend for its 2017 financial year as it digests a string of acquisitions...

Robert Laing 30 May 2017

Debonairs Pizza calls on South Africans to ‘Un-Lamba' themselves
Debonairs Pizza calls on South Africans to ‘Un-Lamba' themselvesArticle

South Africa's leading quick service restaurant in the pizza sector for some 25 years, Debonairs Pizza, is getting the country moving with a fast-paced radio commercial...

Issued by FCB Africa 25 May 2017

Famous Brands shares fall 2.96%
Famous Brands shares fall 2.96%Article

Indigestion over Famous Brands' full-year trading update continued to weigh on its shares, as the stock fell a further 2.96%...

Giulietta Talevi 18 May 2017

Grey Africa appoints new HOD for PR division
Grey Africa appoints new HOD for PR divisionArticle

Grey Public Relations, a division of Grey Africa, has appointed Carla van Pletzen as the new Head of Public Relations...

Issued by Grey 15 May 2017

Positive investor sentiment in Mdantsane, as Wimpy commits to June opening
Positive investor sentiment in Mdantsane, as Wimpy commits to June openingArticle

There is positive investor sentiment in East London's Mdantsane City Shopping Centre, where Wimpy will add to the growing list of brands...

5 May 2017

New ad for Debonairs Pizza from FCB Joburg breaks through the ‘cell phone barrier'
New ad for Debonairs Pizza from FCB Joburg breaks through the ‘cell phone barrier'Video

FCB Joburg has developed a new television commercial for Famous Brands' Debonairs Pizza that breaks through the ‘cell phone barrier'.

11 Apr 2017

New ad for Debonairs Pizza from FCB Joburg breaks through the ‘cell phone barrier'
New ad for Debonairs Pizza from FCB Joburg breaks through the ‘cell phone barrier'Article

FCB Joburg has developed a new television commercial for Famous Brands' Debonairs Pizza that breaks through the ‘cell phone barrier'...

Issued by FCB Africa 11 Apr 2017

Bidcorp's Joffe to bow out and list new firm
Bidcorp's Joffe to bow out and list new firmArticle

Bidcorp executive chairman Brian Joffe will step down at the end of June 2017, taking up the role of nonexecutive director of the foodservice company...

Mark Allix 29 Mar 2017

12 franchise trends for 2017
12 franchise trends for 2017Article

As we start the year 2017, we tend to reflect on the year that was. This might be a good time to look towards the future and see what 2017 has in store for us...

Anita du Toit and Sasha-Lee de Bod 3 Feb 2017

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