FASA’s Chairman aims to put Entrepreneurship and Employment First

The appointment of Tony Da Fonseca, Managing Director of the OBC Group as Chairman of the Franchise Association of South Africa for 2017/2018 comes at a crucial time in South Africa as it faces uncertainty on so many fronts – politically, socially and economically. At FASA’s Annual General Meeting, outgoing Chairman Naas Du Preez, MD … Read more

FASA’s 2017 Franchise Manual Shows Innovative Franchising Plays a Leading Role in the Economy

Despite the tough economic conditions of the past eight years, the franchise industry continues to show its resilience with great entrepreneurial spirit, contributing a healthy 11.6% to South Africa’s GDP.  With an increase of 132 franchise systems from 625 to 757 (21%growth), an increase of franchise outlets from 31 050 to 35 111 (13% growth) and with … Read more