November 2014 Newsletter


Is Franchising Right For You?

Given that franchising has proven itself as a successful business model and there are many examples of successful franchises, buying a franchise is no guarantee of success. Read more…

Kevin Antonie, CEO SA Franchise Brands

Franchise Spotlight Brands


Sport For All Logo

Jimmys Killer Fish & Chips Logo

Panarottis Logo

Sausage Saloon LOGO

Captain DoRegos Logo

Jimmys Prawns Logo

The Tax Shop Logo

Mak Rak Logo

Yale Security Point Logo

Jimmys Pizza Logo

Gutters On The Go Logo

Phezulu Logo

Tengizak Logo

Maxprop Logo

New Pantone Logo

CareGivers Logo

Only Rentals Logo

Jimmys Grills Logo

Mi Vami Logo

Senhor Calistos Logo

Spykos Foods Logo

SA Franchise Brands welcomes the following brands:


Mi Vami Logo

Senhor Calistos Logo

Dulce Cafe Logo

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Lepis Dore Logo


Effective marketing is a balance between pro-active and re-active thinking

Key to the success of The Fish & Chip Co.’s marketing activities is creating a working strategy that meets customers’ needs, grows profits, strengthens brand loyalty and creates solutions within the communities in which the franchises operate. Read more…


The customer will always remember how you made them feel

It was the late Maya Angelou who once said, “People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel. Read more…


First four Domino’s Pizza’s stores record unprecedented sales

Amidst much excitement and lengthy queues, the first four Domino’s Pizza stores were officially opened in South Africa in Johannesburg, Durban and Cape Town at the end of October. Read more…


Maxi’s 21st anniversary has been a year to remember

Maxi’s 21st anniversary as one of South Africa’s most loved family food restaurants has been a year to remember and a real milestone on the journey to building a restaurant chain that not only delivers a first class food experience, but also offers meaningful career and investment opportunities and gives back to the community throughout the year. Read more…


McDonald’s more flexible to keep pace

McDonald’s has outlined changes for its US restaurants as it tries to keep up with the times and with fast food trends changing on a daily basis. From January 2015 McDonald’s will ‘simplify’ its menu to make room for restaurants to offer options that are best suited for their regions. By offering greater customization, they plan to expand their ‘Create Your Taste’ offering that lets people pick the buns and toppings they want on burgers by tapping a touchscreen. Read more…


South Africa a springboard for franchises expanding into Africa

As business interest in Africa continues to accelerate, there is a growing realisation by leading franchisors that their brands have to be in Africa, a factor that is leading both international and South African brands to steadily expand their operations into key regional markets. Read more…


Taste Holdings adds Arthur Kaplan Jewellers to the mix

Taste Holdings has added another jewellery retail outlet to its retail arm with the purchase of Arthur Kaplan Jewellers from AKJ Holdings for R85 million cash, subject to certain suspensive conditions to be fulfilled by 1 December 2014. Read more…