SPONSORED: Since lockdown, survival has been the main focus of most restaurants, but with the recent ease of lockdown regulations, some have started thinking of growth prospects again.
Social media can be a powerful marketing tool, but it can also damage a brand’s reputation if used incorrectly, Trevor Crighton explores the pros and cons.
There’s still money to be made from night clubs and bars, but franchises need to prioritise innovation and creativity to stay ahead of the competition, advises Masibulele Lunika.
From humble beginnings in a garage in Mbombela, Galito’s is now introducing spicy grilled chicken to the farthest corners of the world, writes Delia du Toit.
As an entrepreneur, you may be inspired by the growth of your company and mulling over the ideal model for future growth. But, is your business franchisable? Here’s what the experts say.
Can you start a business on a tight budget? Tiisetso Tlelima counts the cents while looking over SA’s budget franchise options.
Beth Amato takes a look at the impact of franchising on the South African economy.
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Sunday Times Franchising In this issue of Franchising, the Franchise Association of South Africa shares how it is in times of crisis that the franchise model is tested. Those with strong, resilient structures and healthy franchisor-franchisee partnerships will survive and go on to prosper and become even stronger.
Business Partners Limited structures finance solutions for small and medium-sized enterprises. Regional General Manager (Inland West) Jeremy Lang answers some questions.
Penny Haw takes a look at the advantages and disadvantages from a franchisee’s point of view.
Back in 1962, George Halamandaris set up a steakhouse in Johannesburg. Three years later, he sold the first franchise – and 50 years after that, it had expanded into a franchising empire, one of several widely popular brands operating under the Famous Brands umbrella.