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How to Find a Franchise What makes a good franchise? Is it the brand, or perhaps the marketing strategy used? The biggest franchises around the world all agree that a successful franchise needs a strong brand presence in the market, a great concept that resonates with consumers, and a strong well-respected franchiser. Franchises accredited with … Read moreHow to Find a Franchise in South Africa | whichfranchise | FASA

FASA’s Convention on ‘Surviving, Thriving & Innovating’

To remain relevant, amid disruptive political and economic trends, changing consumer preferences, requires a positive outlook and a pro-active and innovative approach. As a service to the franchise sector, FASA presents its annual convention. taking place on Thursday 29th June at the Kyalami Race Track Conference Centre. The conference, presented under the title, ‘Surviving, Thriving, … Read moreFASA’s Convention on ‘Surviving, Thriving & Innovating’

Surviving, Thriving & Innovating – A call to action from FASA’s chairman

Dear recipient of the FASA newsletter, The recent economic downturn notwithstanding, franchising currently contributes 11.6% to the country’s GDP. In fact, every second of every day, somewhere across the world, someone will have a ‘franchise experience’. Regardless of whether they’re stopping off to pick up a take-out coffee, sending a parcel to a friend overseas, … Read moreSurviving, Thriving & Innovating – A call to action from FASA’s chairman

Franchise Association appoints Tony Da Fonseca as Chairman for 2017/18

“The past few years have not been easy years to be in business – what with global political upheaval and an uncertain economic outlook. Having said that… I would rather be in business within a franchise system than be facing all these challenges on my own.” This was how Naas Du Preez, outgoing Chairman of … Read moreFranchise Association appoints Tony Da Fonseca as Chairman for 2017/18

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

Member News

Coastal Hire opens its 100th store Franchise group Coastal Hire ended 2016 on a high note, opening their 100th store in Stanger in Kwa-Zulu Natal. According to MD John Harcourt-Cooke, the concept was started in 1994 and by the time he purchased the group in 2 000 there were 12 stores.  “We have steadily opened stores … Read moreMember News

Benefits for FASA Members

Belonging to an industry association is something that every business should embrace as it affords the opportunity to celebrate the success of that sector and also ensures that the ethical profile of the business format is promoted and protected.  Two of the special deals that benefit members include: Liberty Employee Benefit Programme Liberty, the approved … Read moreBenefits for FASA Members

FASA presents the Franchise Business Festival

30th June – 2nd July 2017 Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit and International Convention Centre Every second of every day, across the world, people going about their business will have the ‘franchise experience’.  Whether they’re stopping off to pick up a take-out coffee; sending a parcel to a friend overseas; going to the gym or having … Read moreFASA presents the Franchise Business Festival

FASA presents the Franchise Business Festival

30th June – 2nd July 2017 Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit – Exhibitions and Convention Centre Every second of every day, across the world, people going about their business will have the ‘franchise experience’.  Whether they’re stopping off to pick up a take-out coffee; sending a parcel to a friend overseas; going to the gym or … Read moreFASA presents the Franchise Business Festival

Become a FASA Member – and reap the benefits

Belonging to an industry association is something that every business should embrace as it affords the opportunity to celebrate the success of that sector and also ensures that the ethical profile of the business format is promoted and protected.  Giving value for the membership fees is always a challenge to the association as the needs … Read moreBecome a FASA Member – and reap the benefits