April 2014 Newsletter

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FRANCHISOR INTERVIEW:

SA Franchise Brands welcomes Bill Rawson, Chairman of the Rawson Property Group. Read more……

SA Franchise Brands welcomes the following brands:

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Taste Holdings secures exclusive master licence for Domino’s Pizza, world’s largest pizza chain

Taste Holdings this morning announced that it has signed an exclusive 30 year master licence agreement to develop the international Domino’s Pizza brand, initially in seven Southern African countries, including South Africa, Lesotho, Swaziland, Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe and Mozambique. Read more……

Silverline Group scoops another coverted award

Silverline Group has scooped another coveted National Award this week; “The FASA Franchisor of the Year 2014” sponsored competition by ABSA, at a Gala Event In Sandton.
This great achievement, only a few months after winning the SANLAM & Business Partners Emerging Entrepreneur of the Year Award. Read more……

The three most important factors in securing business success are…

In business, the three most important factors needed to secure success are location, location, and location. This is especially true for businesses that rely heavily on daily traffic in order to meet certain turnover objectives when it comes to sales and even more so, when stock that needs to be moved is perishable. Read more……

How to keep feet coming through your doors during the winter blues

Shaazia Bhika, the proud owner of Maxi’s Overport Halaal, a franchise of nationwide family restaurants that forms part of the Taste Holdings group, discusses how to keep a consumer-driven businesses thriving, especially during the colder season. Read more……

The business of managing expectations in franchising

Within the franchising model, the premise goes that the business concept is one that offers entrepreneurs a sure-fire way of being successful. With its foundation firmly established on a legacy that has stood the test of time, a franchised business offers any entrepreneur the tried and tested plans and practices to make a business excel. Read more……

Business Opportunities & Franchise Expo expands its reach into Africa

Now in its 21st year, the Business Opportunities and Franchise Expo (BOFE), presented in partnership with Eskom, has contributed significantly toward developing entrepreneurship in South Africa and is beginning to expand its reach on the continent. Read more……

Famous Brands establishes robust growth platform for Middle East and North Africa

Famous Brands has established a strong platform for growth in the Middle East and North Africa regions with the signing of a Master License agreement for Saudi Arabia, Lebanon, Morocco, Iran and Egypt. The agreement applies to the Group’s Steers, Wimpy and Debonairs Pizza brands in all of these countries, as well as the Mugg & Bean brand in Morocco and Egypt. Read more……

More kudos for Taste Holdings

Taste Holdings’ week of good news, which included the signing of an exclusive 30 year master licence agreement with Domino’s Pizza, was boosted by the news that the Franchise Association of South Africa’s (FASA) Awards for Excellence in Franchising went to company CEO, Carlo Gonzaga. Read more……

Spur Corporation buys into rib business to secure supplies

The Spur Group (“Spur”) has acquired a 30% stake in Braviz Fine Foods (Pty) Ltd, a start-up operation currently establishing a new world-class meat processing facility in Johannesburg that will specialise in processing rib cuts. Read more……

Tip of the iceberg as Famous Brands enters joint venture with Wakaberry™ Frozen Yoghurt Bar

Famous Brands has acquired a 70% stake in the Wakaberry™ Frozen Yoghurt Bar business, the brand leader in the frozen yoghurt category in South Africa.  Established in 2011 in Durban, this first-to-market self-serve frozen yoghurt brand is the brainchild of husband and wife team Ken and Michele Fourie and their business partner, David Clark. Read more……