51% Black Woman Ownership for Express Employment Professionals

Express Employment Professionals is proud to announce that Carolyn Diaz, managing director of Express SA, is now a 51% owner of Express SA. Carolyn has over 20 years’ experience in the staffing industry and has been the managing director of Express SA for the past 10 years – ensuring the success of the Express Services … Read more

Uber Eats Chomping it’s Way to Success

Following its success worldwide, where it is said to be the biggest industry shake-up of the last 50 years, UberEats is munching its way into the South African foodie market. In a first as a retail partnership, UberEats and Food Lover’s Market have teamed up to get shoppers back into their kitchens by giving them … Read more

Franchise Brands Feature in Sunday Times Top Brands 2017

Both global and local franchise brands shone at the 2017 Sunday Times Top Brands survey with KFC taking the Grand Prize Award as the Overall Favourite Brand as well as retaining its No 1 spot in the Fast Food Category.  Others making the grade in the Fast Food category were Nando’s, Debonair’s Pizza, Steers & … Read more

Fournews Buys 50% of Hello Tomato

Fournews Franchise Group, which owns successful brands News Cafe, Moyo, Brooklyn Brothers and Krispy Kreme has acquired a 50% share in Hello Tomato, a brand specializing in pizza and pasta owned by John & Gerry’s Brands, which started and successfully grew the Europe and Fego Cafe brands to 60 stores in South Africa. Hello Tomato … Read more

Cash Crusaders – Southern Africa’s Biggest Secondhand Retailer

We are Southern Africa’s biggest secondhand retailer With the opening of our 207th store in Southern Africa, Cash Crusaders has proved once again to be a franchising powerhouse.The store, located in Lydenburg, follows several new store openings across the country, including Vryheid, Robertson, the Raslouw Lifestyle Centre, Thembisa and Parow Arcade. The right fit for any … Read more

3@1 Moves Across Africa

3@1 Franchising has announced the signing of a multi-store agreement for Uganda. This follows the conclusion of a similar agreement with Zambia and the recent opening of the brand’s first store in the country. 3@1 Franchising, the one-stop retail solution-for-print, courier, photographic and business service needs, launched its international expansion programme in 2015 with the … Read more

Cash Crusaders Committed to Raising the Secondhand Industry

Cash Crusaders is the largest and most recognisable secondhand retail brand in South Africa with its signature blue stores a common sight in malls and busy main streets. It’s not only its innovative business model or its popularity among South African consumers that makes the franchise group so successful, but rather the way it has … Read more

Kauai turns 21 years young

Kauai has been providing South Africa with healthy casual dining products now for 21 years. Today the group has over 150 outlets across South Africa, Namibia and Botswana with around 50% in the hands of hard working franchisees. The group is experiencing its’ best sales growth ever and is therefore searching  for dedicated franchisees to … Read more

Cash Crusaders opens 200th store in Southern Africa

With a proven franchise model that spans over 20 years, Cash Crusaders welcomed its 200th franchise store to the family at the popular Protea Glen Mall in Soweto on 24 February 2017. Since 1996, the Cash Crusaders business model has proven itself time and time again against recession and fluctuating economic conditions, making it a … Read more

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 more