FASA WELCOMES SINKMASTER AS A NEW MEMBER

As the Franchise Association of South Africa represents over 17 business sectors, it is proud to welcome Sinkmaster as a new member with their concept of food waste disposers that offers a cleaner, greener and simpler solution to waste management. With over 30 years’ experience and a simple tried and tested international system, Sinkmaster SA … Read moreFASA WELCOMES SINKMASTER AS A NEW MEMBER

CONSUMERS ARE SHOPPING LESS AND SPENDING LESS

According to the latest Nielsen Shoppergraphics Report, which looked at shifts in consumer purchasing behaviour in 4 000 households across the country, South African consumers have been stretched to the limit because of rising costs which have included a rise in VAT to 15%, the implementation of the sugar tax and the spiralling petrol and electricity … Read moreCONSUMERS ARE SHOPPING LESS AND SPENDING LESS

FASA Establishes industry specific food franchise forum

The Franchise Association of South Africa (FASA) is delighted to announce the establishment of a Food Franchise Forum representing the majority of the household names in the casual dining and quick service restaurants (CDQSR) sector. Whilst the Franchise Association of South Africa (FASA) operates under a government gazetted Code of Ethics for its 17 different … Read moreFASA Establishes industry specific food franchise forum

Unintended consequences of signing surety

It is an everyday occurrence for a business owner to sign surety for a business loan. The lending institution requires this form of security to cover its perceived risk in lending to the business. However, what most of these business owners do not realise is that they are not only signing surety but they there … Read moreUnintended consequences of signing surety

Franchise brands supported Mandela day

As South Africa and the world stopped to remember Nelson Mandela on what would have been his 100th birthday on the 18th July, several franchise companies did their bit for charity to honour Mandela Day. The Franchise Association of South Africa (FASA) Played a leading role in the roll-out of the Rounda ‘Add a Rand’ … Read moreFranchise brands supported Mandela day

To Earn You Have to Learn!

The Signarama LEARN to EARN philosophy was one of the topics addressed at the free seminars held at FASA’s recent Franchise Expo by franchisor Kurt Tyack. Since the establishment of the Signarama brand in Southern Africa in 2000, 95% of the people who have purchased Signarama franchises had no experience in the signage industry prior … Read moreTo Earn You Have to Learn!

FASA to Conduct Industry Survey

FASA has, for the past few years, together with sponsor Sanlam, conducted two surveys annually – one by interviewing Franchisors on their contribution to the industry as a whole, the other interviewing Franchisees to find out their satisfaction levels within the industry. These surveys allow us to quantify the sector in terms of its size … Read moreFASA to Conduct Industry Survey

Code of Ethics & Business Practices for the Franchise Sector

The Franchise Association of South Africa has spent the last couple of years working with government to have its Code of Ethics & Business Practices accepted for the industry.  Since the Code was gazetted in 2017 it has gone through several revisions and simplifications. Franchisors and stakeholders in the franchise sector are asked to peruse … Read moreCode of Ethics & Business Practices for the Franchise Sector

Africa’s Youth Are The Future Of The Continent

Africa has the largest ‘youth bulge’ in the world and the future of Africa lies with these young, dynamic and determined youth. That’s according to a trend report in Biz-Community (www.bizcommunity.com) from Nicola Cooper, senior trend analyst and cultural strategist at Nicola Cooper & Associates (NC&A). With the ‘Black Middle Class’ growing at a rate … Read moreAfrica’s Youth Are The Future Of The Continent

Inspiring Advice From Young South African Entrepreneurs

Miway, which believes in nurturing entrepreneurship and out-of-the box thinking is honouring young go-getters who are achieving great things. If there’s one thing these young go-getters have in common, it’s a determination to succeed. Here are 4 tips to inspire entrepreneurs, no matter what your age:   “Dare to be who you truly are.” – … Read moreInspiring Advice From Young South African Entrepreneurs