Staff happiness is business happiness: Franchising tips from the pros

Nov 19 2017 14:16

RocoMamas, Krispy Kreme and Ina Paarman share their tips on how to make it big in the franchising world.


'Mumpreneur' expands her kids' hair salon concept

Oct 20 2016 17:00

Children’s hair salon, Maddy Magoo is specifically designed for children from all ethnic backgrounds.


Franchise sector resilient despite SA economy

Oct 20 2016 12:46

Despite the downturn in the SA economy, the local franchise industry continues to grow - although not at the same pace seen in previous years, a survey shows.


10 key questions to ask when buying a franchise

Jun 14 2016 12:58

Franchising continues to be an attractive investment for entrepreneurs that want to play it safe and go with a tried and tested concept.


The Franchise Co: The benefits of owning a franchise

May 31 2016 12:18

SPONSORED: The Franchise Co is a franchise management specialist company – owning and managing a diverse range of popular South African brand franchises.


Understanding different franchise models

Jan 31 2016 17:45

There are a number of things to understand and consider about franchising before beginning, advises a business coach.


Franchisees optimistic about SA's future

Jan 25 2016 16:50

A survey by the Franchise Association of South Africa has found the majority of franchisees have an optimistic outlook about the future.


Franchise industry shows resilience

Sep 08 2015 17:39

Despite hard trading times over the past seven years, franchising has held its own, according to the Franchise Association of South Africa.

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Pave way to franchise success - McDonald's CEO

Apr 19 2016 17:38

Successful franchising needs a solid relationship between franchisor and franchisee, says McDonald's SA CEO Greg Solomon.


Franchising offers chance to be your own boss

Apr 11 2016 14:28

Despite the economic downturn, the franchise sector continues to grow and outpaces growth in other business sectors.


Six challenges facing the franchising sector

Feb 14 2016 17:07

Franchising is one of the sectors that has shown resilience and continues to grow in this tough economic environment.


Attracting and selecting the right franchisee key to success

Jul 15 2015 12:02

Recruiting quality franchisees is becoming increasingly essential for every franchise business, as the wrong fit can seriously damage the reputation of the franchise.


Why funding failures sink franchises

May 11 2015 11:51

Franchise opportunists who don’t do their homework before venturing into this sector will fall horribly short, according to a Standard Bank executive.


Time to return to the Wimpy family model

Jan 13 2015 13:15

Franchisees should learn from families who basically lived in their restaurants, spending time with their staff and interacting with customers, an expert says.

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