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Gearing staff up for the festive season

Bronwyn Oliveira, Brand Manager of Maxi’s, a family restaurant chain that forms part of the Taste Holdings group, explains why franchisees need to get their staff ready and motivated for the festive season hustle and bustle. As Christmas edges closer, people eagerly count down the last few days of the year until the festive season […]

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Tips To Make The Most Of Your Franchise

Jeanne Geldenhuys , Managing Executive of Scooters Pizza, one of South Africa’s fastest growing food chain that forms part of the Taste Holdings group, shares some insight why franchising is an industry that presents countless business possibilities for entrepreneurs. Franchising has become an appealing business venture for many entrepreneurs as they are not only investing in […]

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DON’T SIGN WITHOUT THE SIGN

FRANCHISE ASSOCIATION OF SOUTH AFRICA (FASA) PROMOTES ETHICAL FRANCHISING WITH THEIR “DON’T SIGN WITHOUT THE SIGN” CAMPAIGN Although the Franchise Association of South Africa (FASA) has been successfully flying the flag for ethical franchising for the past 33 years, it remains a voluntary organisation that attracts franchisor members who choose to run their businesses along […]

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The habits of highly successful franchisees

In business, adopting the right habits is crucial to the success of a company. Without positive habitual behaviour, many objectives in business will not be met as no commitment will be exercised to any elements therein. The Oxford Dictionary defines a habit as; ‘a settled or regular tendency or practice, especially one that is hard […]

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Why should I franchise my business?

Franchising in South Africa has evolved from modest beginnings back in the mid-1960s into today’s preferred business expansion tool. Originally, franchising was linked to fast food operations but this is no longer the case. Over 600 franchises operate in more than 30 different industry sectors and new concepts emerge all the time. This article provides […]

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