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How to value your brand

A brand is far more than a logo. It relates to the entire customer experience and is what your customers think of when they hear your brand name. Apple will generally lead to thoughts of “cool”, elegant and innovative design. Therefore a good brand will have value and should be seen as an asset. So, […]

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Mistakes to avoid when scaling up a business

Many entrepreneurs that decide to scale up their operations without getting the right support run the risk of making costly mistakes that could threaten the survival of their businesses. Heather Lowe, Head of Enterprise and Supplier Development at FNB Business says scaling up refers to the journey entrepreneurs take to sustainably expand their businesses by […]

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Lessons from Starbucks’ first month in SA

Taste Holdings CEO, Carlo Gonzaga on early feedback and why he thinks American franchise  brands enjoy popularity in SA When the world’s largest specialty coffee roaster and retailer company hit South Africa it caused quite a stir, following in the tradition of South African consumers’ enthusiastically embracing US food franchise brands and their offerings. It’s […]

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A Body20 franchise built on friendship

Charlene Chiang has built her Body20 franchise on a solid foundation of friendship. At its core, business is about relationships. In order to be successful as a franchisor, you need have great relationships with the client and employees. What really sold Charlene Chiang and her husband on the Body20 franchise was the founder Bertus Albertse. […]

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Free franchise information evening

SA Franchise Brands invites you to a FREE Franchise Information Evening. When: 18h30 on Thursday, 22 October 2015 at Where: The Kelvin Grove Club, 144 Campground Road, Newlands, Cape Town. Kevin Antonie, Franchise Industry authority and CEO of SA Franchise Brands will share this information which will be of special interest to prospective Franchisors that […]

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