April 2015 Newsletter


FASA’S Annual Awards for Excellence in Franchising

The FASA Franchise Conference and Awards Banquet was held at Summer Place in Sandton on 15 April 2015 to honour the finalists and winners of its annual Awards for Excellence in Franchising.
The categories honoured at the FASA Awards include: Read more…

Kevin Antonie, CEO SA Franchise Brands

Franchise Spotlight Brands


Kumon Logo in blue

Piatto Logo

Butcher Block


Sign-A-Rama Logo

Subway Logo

CareGivers Logo


Phezulu Logo

Maxprop Logo

Gutters On The Go Logo

Only Rentals Logo

New Choprop Logo

Panarottis Logo

Chicken Xpress Logo

Mak Rak Logo

Jimmys Prawns Logo


Jimmys Pizza Logo

Digit Vehicle Tracking Logo

Melissas The Food Shop Logo

New Pantone Logo

Yale Security Point Logo

Jimmys Killer Fish & Chips Logo

Jimmys Grills Logo

Logo mccarthy_r

Cartridge Hyper Logo

Sport For All Logo

Tengizak Logo

The Tax Shop Logo

Captain DoRegos Logo

Levingers Logo

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UniGlobe Travel Logo

Express Employment Professionals Logo

SA Franchise Brands welcomes the following brands:


Real Fish Chicken and Chips Logo

OBC Logo

Tooti Fruti Logo

DefinitiveWater Logo


SA Skips Logo

Studder Logo

Dial-A-Battery Logo

Diesel Specialist Logo

Sultan Solar Logo

Standard Bank Logo

The correct financing for a franchise can heighten chances for success

There are numerous options available to fund a franchise. Careful evaluation and management of these options should see you on the path to commercial success and wealth.  Establishing a business requires the investment of a great amount of time, effort and money. Most potential franchise owners do not have the capital needed to launch and run an enterprise effectively, and therefore rely on borrowing. Read more…


Free-rides in business don’t secure success

While many believe that franchising is the golden ticket to success, it is important to always bear in mind that everything comes at a price. Even in the case of Scott Mitchley, who won a Sandwich Baron franchise in March 2014, success never came for free. He shares more below on how hands-on management and constant involvement has attributed to the establishment of a successful business.  Read more…


Average versus Good in the world of franchising

For anyone wanting to escape the corporate world and the highly competitive job market in favour of running their own business, franchising is an exciting and feasible option. However, National Operations Manager for Sandwich Baron, Tanya Spence, cautions those considering this tried and tested business model to still do their homework well and make sure they are well informed about behaviours in the world of franchising that can make the difference between running a really good franchise or merely an average one.  Read more…


Maxi’s popularity spills over South Africa’s borders

The popularity of Maxi’s restaurants is extending beyond South Africa’s borders into neighbouring countries. The first cross-border stores recently opened in Mahalapye, Botswana, under the ownership of franchisee Tiro Seloma, and in Maputo, Mozambique, by franchisee, Cladio Langa. Read more…

Sanlam NEW

Franchising The Backbone Of The Country’s Economy

To Sanlam, the proud sponsor of the 2014 Franchise Association of South Africa (FASA) survey, the result is clear. The South African franchise sector is a vital part of the backbone to our country’s economy. After all, with more than 320 000 people employed in 600 franchised brands across more than 31 000 franchise outlets… Read more…


Captain DoRegos Opens New Drive Thru Restaurant in Howick

The Captain DoRegos restaurant chain is proud to welcome its newest edition to Howick, KwaZulu-Natal. Howick’s striking store design is bright and colourful and features an impressive new look Drive Thru – making it even more convenient for customers to grab a quick meal on the go. Read more…