Franchise Awards winners succeed against the odds

The Franchise Association of South Africa’s Franchise Awards for Excellence in Franchising, sponsored by Sanlam and held this past week-end as part of their annual Franchise Business Festival, honoured those franchise brands that have bucked the negative trends to show resilience and growth in these trying times. Addressing the finalists at the Awards, Tony Da … Read moreFranchise Awards winners succeed against the odds

Cookie Works is a Winner in the NextGen in Franchising Competition

The Franchise Association of South Africa (FASA) took part in a global initiative spearheaded by the American International Franchise Association (IFA) to find young entrepreneurs with great concepts from around the world. Winners received a trip to the IFA’s Annual Convention in Las Vegas from 28 January to 1st February 2017 as well as educational … Read moreCookie Works is a Winner in the NextGen in Franchising Competition

Calling ALL FASA Members – Take up the challenge to be our 2017 Award Winners

The history of the FASA Awards dates back to 1990 when Franchisor of the Year and Franchisee of the Year were contested for the first time. The awards have since expanded into seven categories, so there is something for everyone and every qualifying brand should enter. The awards are open to FASA members. Categories on … Read moreCalling ALL FASA Members – Take up the challenge to be our 2017 Award Winners

Spotlight on… Newcomer Franchisor of the year 2016

The Newcomer Franchisor of the Year category salutes the innovative entrepreneurship of newcomers to FASA – those ‘new-kids-on-the-block’ who have that next-new-concept that is going to take the world by storm! Many of the top brands of today started out as fledgling franchises with just a handful of outlets – and today are multi-million rand … Read moreSpotlight on… Newcomer Franchisor of the year 2016

Spotlight on … FASA’s Job Creator Franchisor of the Year and Leading Developer of Emerging Entrepreneur Awards

FASA two empowerment awards – the Job Creator Franchisor of the Year and Franchisor: Leading Developer of Emerging Entrepreneurs Award speak directly to the promotion of skills development and job creation. A recent survey done by FASA shows that the total number of employees in the franchise industry is estimated at 329 245, with 34% being … Read moreSpotlight on … FASA’s Job Creator Franchisor of the Year and Leading Developer of Emerging Entrepreneur Awards

Spotlight On… Franchisee of the Year Award Winner 2016

In line with the global trend of franchising having a high success rate of around 90% and only a 10% failure rate compared to independent businesses where the failure rate can often be as high as 90%, the Franchise Association of South Africa’s recent franchisee survey showed that the business format of franchising lends itself … Read moreSpotlight On… Franchisee of the Year Award Winner 2016

Franchisor of the year finalist: Cash Converters

As the world’s largest and trusted specialist in the buying and selling of second-hand goods, Cash Converters has been represented in South Africa since 1994 and has over 75 stores employing 1 208 people – adding to an international network of over 775 stores in 21 countries across the globe. As South Africa’s most successful second-hand … Read moreFranchisor of the year finalist: Cash Converters

Franchisor of the year finalist: Car Service City

Car Service City is a reputable network of over 60 workshops countrywide specialising in affordable service and repairs of all makes of cars and bakkies and is fast becoming one of South Africa’s leading car servicing groups. In an industry fraught with unreliability and unscrupulous operators, Car Service City presents an honest service with dedicated … Read moreFranchisor of the year finalist: Car Service City

OBC Chicken & Meat wins Franchisor of the Year for the second year with outstanding growth

FASA’s most prestigious award, sponsored by Absa, celebrates the success of the franchisor who has made a significant impact in the marketplace and who has, through effective business management and marketing, achieved outstanding financial results and a significant growth in his sector. The winner of Franchisor of the Year also won a Sanlam Business Excellence … Read moreOBC Chicken & Meat wins Franchisor of the Year for the second year with outstanding growth

Outstanding long service award

Keeping the legacy of FASA and the franchising industry in South Africa alive and chronicled through documenting its history and promoting it unrelentingly is crucial to its long-term survival and future success. A special award was given out his year to Kurt Illetschko for dedicating his life’s work to further franchising in South Africa and … Read moreOutstanding long service award