Questions to ask before investing in a food franchise

Entrepreneurs venturing into new business opportunities continue being attracted to the tried and tested franchising concept, which can withstand the harshest economic circumstances. Andre Beck, Sector Head for Fast Food and Restaurants at FNB Business,...

Factors to consider before entering franchising

Almost every entrepreneur - at some point in their journey - considers going into franchising as a guaranteed route to attaining business success. “Despite the sector having a higher success rate compared to its counterparts,...

The Magic of Multi-Unit Franchising

A definite trend of multi-unit franchisees has emerged in South Africa in recent times. There may be various reasons. Access to funding has been tight as a noose rendering it less risky to lend...

Looking to the future of franchising

Key trends in the dynamic franchise space... The franchising sector has shown steady growth over the past four years, in a tough economy from contributing an estimated 9.7% to the country's GDP in 2014 to...

Set yourself up for success from day one

Getting ready to launch your franchised outlet? Read on for some tips to get off to the best possible start! Your attitude and enthusiasm is directly linked to your business success as it brings a sense...

How to evaluate a franchise opportunity

When you are faced with the opportunity of investing in a franchise business it is important that you do all your homework. The old adage of 'let the buyer beware' is applicable in this...
Trends in franchising

Trends in the franchising sector

The franchising sector has shown steady growth over the past four years, in a tough economy from contributing an estimated 9.7% to the country’s GDP in 2014 to its recent figure of more than...

So, you want to buy a franchise?

Have you ever built a house or done extensions? I have, and I can tell you that it can be one hell of a job, especially if you don’t have a decent set of...