Franchising Experience Matters

Bronwyn Oliveira, Brand Manager of Maxi’s, a family restaurant chain that forms part of the Taste Holdings group, explains why experience matters in the franchising industry. When it comes to selecting a business or a brand, experience always counts. Capability, years of service, accomplishments, market reach, and financial and business successes are generally seen as […]

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The (corporate) home is where the heart is.

Corporate Social Investment (CSI) has evolved in leaps and bounds since 1994 with CSI programs in South Africa having developed from purely charitable programs into strategic investment activities directed towards the social development of the country. Managing Executive of The Fish & Chip Co, Marcel Strauss, shares some insights on the concept of CSI and […]

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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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No Easy Road To Becoming A Property Marketing Franchisee

The Rawson Property Group is now establishing new sales, rental, commercial and auction franchises at a rate of approximately one per week. This, says Louis Taljaard, Franchise Sales Manager for the Rawson Property Group, and Chic Berkhout, the group’s Franchise Expansion Manager for the northern half of South Africa quite possibly indicates that at no […]

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The Operations Manager – a right hand to management

Operations managers. Most companies have them. Deriving from the title itself, the role must be an important one as this person is essentially managing the operations of a company. But what do they really do and why are they needed in a business? National Operations Manager at Sandwich Baron, Tanya Spence shares some details on […]

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The biggest challenge in franchising is…

It is said that franchising is a sure-fire way of securing business success, being cemented on the successes of other aspiring business pioneers. Even though franchise businesses usually come with tried and tested plans and practices, the business concept will still encounter challenges on the road to success. Managing Executive of The Fish & Chip […]

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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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