To Earn You Have to Learn!

The Signarama LEARN to EARN philosophy was one of the topics addressed at the free seminars held at FASA’s recent Franchise Expo by franchisor Kurt Tyack. Since the establishment of the Signarama brand in Southern Africa in 2000, 95% of the people who have purchased Signarama franchises had no experience in the signage industry prior … Read moreTo Earn You Have to Learn!

FASA to Conduct Industry Survey

FASA has, for the past few years, together with sponsor Sanlam, conducted two surveys annually – one by interviewing Franchisors on their contribution to the industry as a whole, the other interviewing Franchisees to find out their satisfaction levels within the industry. These surveys allow us to quantify the sector in terms of its size … Read moreFASA to Conduct Industry Survey

Code of Ethics & Business Practices for the Franchise Sector

The Franchise Association of South Africa has spent the last couple of years working with government to have its Code of Ethics & Business Practices accepted for the industry.  Since the Code was gazetted in 2017 it has gone through several revisions and simplifications. Franchisors and stakeholders in the franchise sector are asked to peruse … Read moreCode of Ethics & Business Practices for the Franchise Sector

Franchise Expo put the Spotlight on Entrepreneurship

Whether you simply wanted to be educated on the ins and outs of franchising or wanted to see the latest in franchise business opportunities, FASA’s International Franchise Expo had something for everyone. International brands were represented by the likes of Papa Joe’s and Jani King – big US brands – and Japanese brand Miniso whose … Read moreFranchise Expo put the Spotlight on Entrepreneurship

Training Courses in Franchising

Franchise training specialists offer franchise, management and operational courses to franchised businesses and others wanting to improve their productivity.  The following courses are on offer in the month of July from Franchize Directions and Franchising Plus:     FRANCHIZE DIRECTIONS Franchize Management Programme – A Foundation Course in Franchising 9th July  – Introduction to Franchising … Read moreTraining Courses in Franchising

Sound Advice from Business Partners on Getting Finance

Darryl Rose of Business Partners took an in-depth look at what funders and financiers look for in prospective investors wanting finance and had this advice: General Considerations when applying for finance: It’s the substance that matters, not ultimately the presentation. Target a financier/investor to match your funding need. Know your market The team – make … Read moreSound Advice from Business Partners on Getting Finance

Pearls of Wisdom from the Experts at FASA’s Convention

FASA’s annual Franchise Convention boasted over 50 industry experts sharing their secrets to success and giving delegates invaluable information and advice regarding everything from franchise operations to franchise relationships; from finance & funding to growth & expansion; from legal to franchisees.  Some of the highlights of the convention included:   CASH CONVERTERS ON IMPROVING PROFITABILITY: … Read morePearls of Wisdom from the Experts at FASA’s Convention

Kauai Wants You as a Franchisee

As part of their growth plan for this exciting brand which won the 2018 FASA Franchisor of the Year Award, Kauai is looking for hands-on franchisees to partner with. This means that they are looking for operators prepared to invest their time and energy into the day-to-day operations of their very own Kauai store.   … Read moreKauai Wants You as a Franchisee

Franchise Expo at Mall of Africa Breaks New Ground

Franchising is all about inventing, developing and promoting brands and what better platform to use to do that than to hold FASA”s  Franchise Expo in Africa’s largest and most popular shopping mall – the Mall of Africa – from the 29th June to the 1st July on Level 5, Entrance 22 and 25 of the … Read moreFranchise Expo at Mall of Africa Breaks New Ground

FASA’s Franchise Convention Covers all Angles

With the economy showing a positive growth for the coming year and public and business sentiment more positive, the Franchise Association of South Africa’s annual Franchise Convention taking place at The Forum in Bryanston on Thursday 28th June puts the spotlight on how successful franchising can be with over fifty speakers tackling different aspects to … Read moreFASA’s Franchise Convention Covers all Angles