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 more

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 more

Franchise Sector Comes Under the Spotlight with Exciting Events

With the economy showing a positive growth for the coming year and public and business sentiment more positive, the Franchise Association of South Africa (FASA) is poised to spearhead initiatives and events such as the Franchise Convention and the International Franchise Expo that will nurture entrepreneurship, encourage small business development, add to skills growth and … Read more

SANONDAF: A Work From Home Franchise Opportunity

If you are looking for a simple business opportunity or to include Sanondaf System in your existing Cleaning or Pest Control services with a low risk and a high profit margin then SANONDAF franchise opportunities tick every box.   Sanondaf offer franchisees a proven and tested concept, fully protected intellectual property and a system that … Read more

Does Your Business Need a Boost?

  Now, more than ever, promoting and growing your business is crucial to its long-term success.  If you are a franchise or business looking for franchisees or need to promote your business, you need to be at the FASA’s Franchise Expo – from the 29th June to the 1st July on Level 5, Entrance 22 … Read more

Book Now to Attend FASA’s Upcoming Events

With the country’s renewed energy and more positive outlook, both on the political and economy front and for those wanting to go the franchise route, whether as a prospective franchisee or as a developer of a new franchise concept,  FASA has the following events and initiatives during 2018 which include:   FASA’s Awards for Excellence … Read more

Survey Shows Consumer Landscape Shifting

The latest Nielsen Consumer 360 survey ( has shown the South African consumer landscape is set for a multitude of shifts in the next ten years, with the Generation X (35 – 49) market set to take the lead as primary consumers.   The Nielsen research looked at whether retailers and manufacturers are equipped to … Read more

Can Your Business Thrive Without It’s Key Employees

When speaking to business owners one often hears the phrase “my employees are my biggest asset”. That is obviously meant in a figurative sense. But have you ever thought about the fact that one or more of your employees can literally be an income-producing asset?   Who are these employees? They can be your super … Read more

International Accelerator Program for Social Franchises

The World Franchise Council of which FASA is an active member benefits from many international franchise programs.  The US International Franchise Association (IFA) has an exciting opportunity for socially oriented franchisors to participate in the Social Sector Franchise Accelerator project together with the University of New Hampshire (UNH).   Applications are welcomed from founders/CEOs of … Read more

Creative Minds Believe the Sky’s the Limit – Whatever Your Age

Marius Lubbe, Managing Director of education franchise, Creative Minds, believes that one has only two choices in life: To move forward, Or to stay where we are, which will, in effect, cause us to go backwards eventually. “Choose to move forward” says Marius Lubbe.  “When you are looking for a job, you need computer skills … Read more