Want to Promote your Food? Put a Logo on it!

Forget about the logo on the serviette, on the condiments or on the glasses – to capitalize and get social media exposure, restaurants and fast food outlets internationally are branding their food for maximum exposure. According to a report on www.bloomberg.com, what’s on your plate – from your tuna steak to the bowl of pasta … Read more

Polokwane’s Lunch Time Seminar – Wednesday 22 February 2017

We had a wonderful time at our Lunchtime Seminar in Polokwane yesterday. Stay tuned to find out when we will be in your area. Listen to Henk Botha from the Franchising Division at Absa talk about funding opportunities. Listen to Lindy Barbour from Franchize Directions discussing the main points to consider before buying a franchise. … Read more

FNB Franchise Leadership Summit 2016

Date: 1st September 2016 Venue: The Pivot, Montecasino Time: 7h30 – 15h00 followed by a cocktail function From creating jobs to encouraging entrepreneurship franchising remains vital to transforming our country. Built on the foundation of thought leadership and innovation, FNB and Franchising Plus are proud to host the Franchise Leadership Summit for the 5th year … Read more

Franchising in the spotlight in the Sunday Times on 25 September

On 25 September, Sunday Times subscribers will receive, with their newspapers, copies of the inaugural edition of Sunday Times Franchising. This large-format, full-colour glossy magazine – published in collaboration with FASA – will not only feature an in-depth, hot-off-the-press report on FASA’s most recent survey, it will also introduce readers to the concept of franchising, … Read more

South Africa’s chance to be part of an International Franchise Competition

What could be more exciting than promoting franchising to some of the best and brightest young entrepreneurs from around the world, while fostering their success as industry leaders? The International Franchise Association (IFA), America’s leading franchise representative body is pleased to announce the launch of the third annual NextGen in Franchising Global Competition. Last year’s … Read more

FASA and Liberty offer an exclusive employee benefit plan

Liberty, the approved FASA Underwriter for Employee Benefits, offers FASA members an exclusive employee benefit plan that has taken into account the specific needs of a franchisee’s business and offers their staff a combination of an investment benefit with full death benefits.  The available basket of insurance and investment benefits are both beneficial and affordable.  These … Read more

Social media the topic at FASA’s networking breakfast

FASA’s July networking breakfast had close to 60 people gather on a chilly morning to enjoy a scrumptious breakfast at Mike’s Kitchen and to listen to speakers give them some insights into what makes business tick and succeed.  Crucial in these times to any business success is a company’s social media presence and FASA invited … Read more

Don’t miss the August Networking Breakfast

Tuesday 16th August 2016 7am to 10.00am Mike’s Kitchen, Bryanston SO WHAT IS HAPPENING TO BUSINESS NORTH OF OUR BORDERS? The August Breakfast Seminar will give anyone with plans to expand across borders a perspective from a business leader who has done it and from an experienced franchise specialist. Guest speakers include Frans van der … Read more

Announcement of the latest Franchise Industry Survey, sponsored by Sanlam

FASA’s annual franchise surveys, sponsored by Sanlam, have become the industry’s benchmark on franchising’s growth trajectory, tracking the trends, successes and challenges facing the industry. With franchising contributing 12.5% to the country’s GDP, the business world will be keen to see how factors such as political and socio-economic factors have impacted on the growth of … Read more

Franchisee of the year

It is a known fact that the success rate of franchising is around 90% with only a 10% failure rate compared to independent businesses where the failure rate can often be as high as 90%.  The 40 000 franchisees in South Africa who are testament to the success of franchising and the the backbone of the … Read more