September 2014 Newsletter

Franchise Spotlight Brands

New Pantone Logo


Panarottis Logo

Tnegizak Logo

Maxprop Logo

The Tax Shop Logo

Spur Logo

Yale Security Point Logo

Midas Logo

Mass Hire Logo

ISP Logo

Master Maths Logo

Sorbet Logo

Rubix Logo

Pressed In Time Logo

Cycle Lab Logo

H2O Logo

Boost Juice Logo

SA Franchise Brands welcomes the following brands:


Beauty Therapy Institute Logo

Gonzalos Chicken Logo

Montagu Trading Company Logo

Swemgat Logo

UniGlobe Travel Logo


Uniwors Logo

Wild Wheels Logo

Wakaberry Logo



Recharger Logo

Entrepreneurs flood BOFE

The 21st annual Business Opportunities and Franchise Expo (BOFE), staged in Johannesburg last week, attracted over 10,000 aspiring and established entrepreneurs, as well as students and delegates from countries across Africa, to discover a range of business opportunities and services available to them. Read more……

Famous Brands and Total South Africa extend partnership with introduction of Thrupps ‘Grocers of Distinction’ model

Famous Brands announced today that it has expanded its existing relationship with strategic alliance partner, Total South Africa, to introduce a new offering to the upper-end metropolitan service stations in the petroleum supplier’s service station network. Read more……

Maxi’s takes a ride alongside the PinkDive

When it comes to community involvement and upliftment, Maxi’s understands that the best way to show their appreciation to their loyal customers is to give back to those who need it most. Read more……

Sandwich Baron franchise makes financial ‘cents’

Community members of the Kyalami area are in for a fresh treat with the opening of a brand new Sandwich Baron store in the area. Read more……

Tashas goes global – Famous Brand’s premium offering opens in Dubai

Famous Brands’ premium-end boutique lifestyle café brand, tashas, has commenced its global expansion programme with the launch of its maiden international restaurant in Jumeirah 1, in Dubai.Read more……

Building a growing franchise means always planning for the future

Change is the only constant in business and franchising. The ability to meet the challenges posed by change and keeping a franchise growing requires all franchisees to acquire planning and goal setting skills. Read more……

Balance business costs with income and prosper …even in tough times

Business owners who achieve success understand that staying prosperous in challenging times is a delicate balancing act. Those who pay attention to the basics are the most likely to survive, and even increase their market share when times are tough. Read more……

Fast-track business success – invest in an existing enterprise

Always wanted to be your own boss, but daunted by the prospect of starting a business from scratch? Finding an existing business in which you can invest your passion for independence could be the most viable option. Read more……

Franchising: a natural fit for any female entrepreneur

For up and coming female entrepreneurs striving to make their mark in the highly competitive business world, franchising is an enticing prospect. Read more……

Investing in the right skills is crucial for growing small businesses

Entrepreneurs in South Africa are constantly faced with the challenge of attracting and retaining people with the vital skills and experience required to grow a business. Read more……

Mix it up – make the ‘Four Ps’ work for your business

Once the initial adrenaline rush of establishing a business has passed, most entrepreneurs begin worrying about the bread and butter issues required for making their businesses sustainable. Read more……

Outsourcing for small business – one size does not fit all

An expression often heard in businesses, especially those facing challenges, is that in order to regain financial health, the enterprise will need to re-focus on its ‘core business’. Read more……

Pricing your product correctly is key to competitiveness

When considering all the reasons you became an entrepreneur, you simply can’t get away from the fact that your primary aim was to make money. Read more……

Steps to consider when turning your business into a franchise

New business owners often aggressively pursue market share and profits at all costs, without having a proper business strategy in place to sustain growth. Read more……

Support from family and friends linked to entrepreneurial success

Entrepreneurs are a rare breed of people who do not just discuss good ideas, but put them into action without the fear of confronting several risks that are associated with starting a business. Read more……

Put a spring back in the step of your business

A change of season always brings about a sense of renewed purpose. Aside from the obvious changes in weather, somehow seasonal change also brings about the need for refreshed energy and drive. Read more……