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Entrepreneur: Candice Thurston banks on right partnership for business success

Jan 30 2019 21:53

The founder of salon chain Candi & Co, Candice Thurston has grown a business idea into a flourishing franchise.


oBike launches global business partnership programme

Jan 08 2018 17:33

oBike, an international smart station-less bike sharing operator, has launched a franchise-like Global Business Partnership Programme.


'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.


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.


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.

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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.


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.


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.


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.

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