Good News! We’ve Moved out of Recession & South African Franchising Continues to Grow

With Statistics South Africa confirming that the country moved out of recession in the second quarter of the year after the economy expanded an annualized 2.5% in the second quarter of this year and with FASA’s annual survey showing the sector contributing 13.3% to GDP (compared to 11.6% in 2016), there seems to be light … Read more

Franchise Award Winners Succeed Against the Odds

The Franchise Association of South Africa’s Franchise Awards for Excellence in Franchising, sponsored by Sanlam and held this past week-end as part of their annual Franchise Business Festival, honoured those franchise brands that have bucked the negative trends to show resilience and growth in these trying times. Commenting on the finalists and winners in the … Read more