July 2015 Newsletter

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Structures to expand your brand into new international markets

There are various structures that have been developed to aid franchisors who want to expand their brands internationally, to deal with the difficulties in managing international franchise networks. Read more…

Kevin Antonie, CEO SA Franchise Brands

Franchise Spotlight Brands

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SA Franchise Brands welcomes the following brands:


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The Moyo restaurant chain is stronger than ever under the direction of Fournews

Urban African dining restaurant chain, Moyo, has made a robust comeback under the direction of Fournews, and is experiencing positive revenue growth from their five restaurants in Melrose Arch, Zoo Lake, Ushaka Marine World, Kirstenbosch and Blouberg. This in just over a year since emerging from a business rescue plan implemented in 2013.  Read more…


The Business Entrepreneurship & Franchise Expo

The Business, Entrepreneurship & Franchise Expo, presented by Thebe Reed Exhibitions in partnership with the Eskom Foundation, has a proud 22-year history of building businesses in South Africa. Now this premier entrepreneurship and business development event in Southern Africa showcases all the opportunities, services, solutions and advice you need to grow existing business interests, Read more…


Starbucks Coffee comes to South Africa in 2016

Starbucks announces an exclusive licensed partnership with Taste Holdings for the opening of stores in South Africa, the first in sub-Saharan Africa; First store will open in Johannesburg in the first half of 2016, with more locations to follow; Starbucks and Taste Holdings will design and build stores serving the entire range of Starbucks food and beverages alongside its advanced digital offer for customers… Read more…


Now it’s Burger King that opts for Light Steel Frame Building

Many well-known fast food franchisors have seen the light in terms of building with the light steel frame building (LSFB) method. The latest is the Burger King chain, which has used the method for its restaurant in Norwood in the northern suburbs of Johannesburg. The entire turnkey project of the Norwood Burger King took an incredibly short 12 weeks to complete. Read more…

New Pizza Business Unit head aims to make Domino’s Pizza Number 1 in Southern Africa

Newly appointed Managing Executive of Taste Holdings’ Pizza Business Unit, Roz Sandham, has set herself the primary task of positioning Domino’s Pizza as the number one pizza company in sub-Saharan Africa. Domino’s Pizza was introduced to the local market towards the end of 2014, and currently has 24 stores open across the country. Read more…

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Attracting and selecting the right franchisee – key for success

As the franchise sector continues to grow at a fast pace, so does the competition as franchisors strive to make their brands more appealing to potential franchisees. This often leaves franchisors with the challenge of attracting and selecting the right franchisees with the right skillset, work ethic, abilities and competencies to back their vision. Read more…


Incentives can unlock the potential of franchises

An incentive is defined as “something that motivates or encourages one to take action”. Taste Holdings has recognised the significant potential of incentives to achieve a variety of positive outcomes within its franchisees’ businesses, both in terms of increasing brand visibility and sales, and strengthening, retaining and motivating the employee body. Lindy Taoushiani, Divisional Marketing Executive at Taste Holdings, says incentives can also reward customers for their loyalty to the brand. Read more…