Survey Shows SA Entrepreneurs are struggling

stressed-entrepreneur

Although FASA’s recent survey, sponsored by Sanlam, shows that entrepreneurs with new franchise concepts grew from 843 to 865 and opening 3 181 outlets in the past year, the entrepreneurial environment has become more difficult. Seed Academy undertook the study of more than 1,000 entrepreneurs and found that the key challenges they faced included the … Read more

Proudly South African joins the Franchise Association of South Africa (FASA) for a Supply Chain Transformation Workshop

Proudly South African joins the Franchise Association of South Africa (FASA) for a Supply Chain Transformation Workshop. The Franchise Association of South Africa is committed to assisting its members build more inclusive supply chains and is looking to the country’s buy local advocacy campaign group to identify companies that can contribute to this transformation as … Read more

Business Going Strong in South Africa

Fintech start-up Lulalend released some interesting statistics at the end of last year on what happens in an average business day across South Africa.  Read about this and more in the Feb/March issue of Your Business Magazine which focuses on being more innovative and surviving and thriving in 2018. 7.8 million people get ready for … Read more

From Finance to Fitness – And a Successful Body20 Franchise

Women today are used to juggling a range of tasks – from being in the corporate world to raising a family.  Never in her wildest dreams did Nivi Kassiram, owner of Body20, Atholl Square in Sandton think she would swop her power suit for workout gear – and loves every minute of it! As a … Read more

Namibian TV Personality Opens Cash Converters

  Namibian TV personality, Dalton Ashikoto, in addition to being a celebrity well known for his roles in Generations: The Legacy, in Rhythm City and even in US movie Kite with Hollywood superstar Samuel L. Jackson, has extended his business interests by opening a Cash Converters store in Mega Centre in Windhoek’s Grove Mall, the … Read more

A Dream Come True – Marcia Maleho’s Journey with Hot Dog Cafe

Taking on a cook’s job in the canteen at Makro, Polokwane, Marcia Maleho never in her wildest dreams thought she would one day own her own franchise.  Approached by Hot Dog Cafe management with the idea of becoming a Hot Dog Café franchisee, Marcia remembers that day as if it were yesterday. “Deep down I … Read more

Leading Developer of Emerging Entrepreneurs

Franchisor: Leading Developer of Emerging Entrepreneurs – is aimed at encouraging the growth in BEE franchisors and franchisees. Although many brands cater to the emerging market in terms of their product offering and may have BEE franchisees, progress is slow in the development of emerging franchisors or even in growing the BEE franchisee base. But … Read more

International Franchise Competition for Entrepreneurs

With the average age of the world population under 30, and with one billion young people entering the workforce, the American International Franchise Association’s Educational Foundation has launched the NextGen in Franchising Global Competition to find tomorrow’s entrepreneurs from around the world. This year, the Franchise Association of South Africa (FASA) has joined the IFA’s … Read more

Franchisor: Leading developer of emerging entrepreneurs

This category was developed by FASA to encourage the growth in BEE franchisors and franchisees. Although many brands cater to the emerging market in terms of their product offering and may have BEE franchisees, progress is slow in the development of emerging franchisors or even in growing the BEE franchisee base. But things are changing … Read more

HOT DOG CAFE IS FASA’S FRANCHISOR: LEADING DEVELOPER OF EMERGING ENTREPRENEURS

The Franchisor: Leading Developer of Emerging Entrepreneurs award was developed by FASA a number of years ago to encourage the growth in BEE franchisors and franchisees. Although many brands cater to the emerging market in terms of their product offering and may have BEE franchisees, progress is slow in the development of emerging franchisors or … Read more