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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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Customer relations are the recipe for success in franchising

Yolandi Ferreira, Marketing Manager of Maxi’s, discusses and provides some useful tips on the importance of customer relations in the food franchising world. Franchising is becoming a bigger and better business option for many entrepreneurs as starting a franchise has fewer risks than starting up a business from scratch. However, this has also meant that […]

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Why franchising is a viable business opportunity

Being a successful entrepreneur takes drive, determination and passion for what you do. The success of an entrepreneur all boils down to recognising the right opportunities and of course, investing time, money and skills into making a proven business concept a successful reality. The concept of franchising is not a new one, and many entrepreneurs […]

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Is franchising your calling?

Are you thinking about opening your own business but concerned about the risks involved? Have you ever considered franchising as an option? There are many advantages of buying into a franchise, rather than opening up your own start-up business. One of the misconceptions many people have about franchising is that franchisors are looking for “true […]

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The business of managing expectations in franchising

Within the franchising model, the premise goes that the business concept is one that offers entrepreneurs a sure-fire way of being successful. With its foundation firmly established on a legacy that has stood the test of time, a franchised business offers any entrepreneur the tried and tested plans and practices to make a business excel. […]

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Should family be added into the business mix?

In life, a person’s family determines a great deal of who we are. Family ties do bind us, however in most cases, these ties might not be best for business. Investing time and money into a business with people you know, or who seemingly have a great reputation and track record, may be comforting, but […]

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