SA Franchise Brands is excited to announce the launch of our new website

It’s out with the old and in with the new! After a few weeks of hard work and dedication, SA Franchise Brands is excited to officially announce the launch of our new website. Our goal with this new website is to provide our customers and visitors with a more intuitive and user-friendly experience, to allow […]

Seven steps to running a successful franchise

  Many business owners want to run a franchise, and for good reason. You have your own business, but you’re also buying a business system — one that you know works. Instead of starting a business that could bomb in a few months or years, you’re buying a business that has worked elsewhere and presumably […]

Multiply your business growth via Franchising

  Franchising can offer small businesses a pathway to progress and profitability not generally achieved with company-owned locations. In some cases, franchising has permitted small businesses to raise into national and internationally familiar brands that permeate industries from across sectors. Franchisees array from single franchise owners to big companies that own manifold franchise brands. If […]

9 Things you should know before buying a franchise

9 Things you should know before buying a franchise

Franchises are becoming increasingly popular in today’s business market. It’s not just customers that are flocking to them, either. Entrepreneurs are looking to franchising to expand their knowledge in management and make a profit for themselves. However, what makes franchises different from other kinds of businesses? While you may be familiar with franchises in general, […]

What Will Your Franchisees Say?

With the introduction of the Consumer Protection Act, 68 of 2008 in 2011, prospective franchisees are entitled to contact any of the existing franchisees, or alternatively visit any of the outlets operated by a current franchisee to assess the information disclosed by the franchisor and the franchise opportunity offered by it. With this in mind, […]

Cancellation of the Franchise Agreement after the cooling off period

  A franchise agreement may be cancelled after the ten-day cooling off period has expired, if: the agreement itself is invalid, or where one of the parties has been induced to enter into it by a misrepresentation by the other, or where one of the parties has committed a material breach of the agreement. If […]

7 Qualities to look for in the right franchise for you

  If you’re seriously considering franchising, you’re not only pursuing excellence in your personal path, but also seeking it in the franchise you choose to partner with. Sifting through the ocean of information about your options can be a daunting process. Here are seven key qualities you can use to help prioritize the most important […]

The importance of the disclosure document when buying a franchise

The key to making an educated decision when becoming a franchisee is to make sure that the franchise you are investigating has a Disclosure Document as required by the provisions of the Consumer Protection Act as they relate to franchising. Becoming a franchisee can be somewhat daunting, especially when you don’t know how to make […]

Five reasons startups are choosing franchise opportunities

  When you mention startups, most people think unique, fresh ideas, not an established franchise. But the terms “startup” and “franchise” make a great combination. Restaurants, salons and retail are the types of businesses most people associate with franchise opportunities. But there are fresh new franchise opportunities arising every day. Many of these new franchise […]

Looking at the Work-From-Home franchise scenario

Work-From-Home or WFH has become the forced and recognised norm for most people over the last few months due to the worldwide Covid-19 pandemic. For many it has been an easy transition and for some, exceedingly difficult to adapt. There are obviously pros and cons when it comes to working from home as there may […]