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8 things you need to know about the Famous Brands, Paul licensing deal

French bakery chain to enhance the franchisor's premium-end offering

Read This Before You Sign Your Franchise Agreement

How the Consumer Protection Act protects you

The secret behind RocoMamas' social media success

And how you too can rock your online game

The top 5 franchise trends expected in South Africa in 2017

The continued rise of the restaurant and coffee shop sector, and other developments to look forward to

The secret behind this child hair care franchise

Founder of Maddy Magoo and 'mumpreneur' Lauren de Swardt has hit on a winning formula

How an organic growth strategy was key to Galito's franchising success

CEO Louis Germishuys on growing through relationships, joint ventures and going where there is demand

What SMEs can learn from how this 20-year-old brand is evolving to capture a new market

Find out how News Café is reinvigorating its brand and why customers' exposure to brands such as Starbucks is good for the brand

How these two entrepreneurs successfully franchised their burger restaurant concept

Find out how Burger Bistro achieved an average growth in turnover of 20% per franchised outlet

Lessons from Starbucks' first month in SA

Taste Holdings CEO, Carlo Gonzaga on early feedback and why he thinks American franchise brands enjoy popularity in SA

Talking international expansion with Chesa Nyama founder and CEO

Stelios Nathanael on having a winning formula and why the time was right to take the brand to the US

The 6 challenges every franchise owner should be preparing for

How rising costs and shrinking disposable income and market share are set to affect your business

Meet the entrepreneur behind the franchise brand that's bringing a world of teas to SA consumers

Find out how Ditshego Sedikela found the perfect business model and is making a success of it

Everything you need to know if you plan on buying a franchise in 2016

Strategies for dealing with franchise costs, equipment finance and exiting the business profitably

5 franchising must-dos to survive the festive rush

Tips to ensure you have enough staff to handle the holiday pressures

Global fast food giant celebrates 20 years in SA

Greg Solomon talks about how the brand has grown in SA and the biggest lessons he’s learnt as CEO

A look at Tashas' unique franchising model

Founder Natasha Sideris on choosing quality over quantity

Franchise sector remains solid but innovation needed to survive tough times

Franchise Summit looks at the future of the sector

How franchise brands can bridge the gap between their online and offline customers

What you need to know about hybrid consumers

What it takes to succeed in health and fitness franchising

Yoga entrepreneur Daniela de Bruyn saw a gap in the local health and fitness market and filled it

4 of this year's biggest franchising trends and developments

A look at this diverse industry

Everything you need to know about SA's franchising landscape

Survey reveals turnover generated, set up costs, employment figures and size of the sector

2 important differences between franchising and licensing you should know about

Focusing on the governance and support issues of each business model

What you need to know about owning and managing multiple franchise units

Want to build an empire through multi-unit franchising? Read this first

Checklist for buying equipment on credit for your franchise

How to acquire much-needed assets without compromising your cash flow

3 property industry leaders weigh in on franchising in the sector

An indepth look at real estate franchising insights and trends

Innovate to standout from the franchising crowd

Ideas to stay ahead of your competitors

Franchising vs licensing - do you know the difference?

The pros and cons of each business model

News Cafe is the latest franchise chain to expand its footprint into the rest of Africa

More restaurant chains are moving into the rest of the continent - this is why

A look at childcare franchising

How the Sherpa Kids business model works

5 basic franchising know-hows

What to consider before buying a franchise

How Cash Converters is cashing in on the second hand goods market

Why this franchising business model is working in South Africa

Meet the woman behind the Sandwich Baron franchise

Almost 20 years ago, Sandwich Baron started out as a small sandwich shop in a private home. Today it is a popular franchise brand across South Africa and the authority on the sandwich

Why more franchise brands are expanding into the rest of Africa

Having gained experience outside of South Africa, more franchisors are seeking opportunities elsewhere

This McDonald’s franchise owner has tomato sauce running through his veins

Why to be successful you have to become an ambassador for your brand

Why Montagu franchisee is nuts about franchising

For this franchise owner the ingredients to success are buying into a strong brand, a love for business and an in-depth understanding of how consumers are wired

Starbucks expected to jazz up SA’s coffee taste buds

New Delhi is the cheapest place in the world to buy a Starbucks grande latte at around R35

Domino’s Pizza set to become leading pizza company in sub-Saharan Africa

This franchise owner is converting all his Scooters Pizza stores to Domino’s Pizza outlets. We find out why

Social media lessons from the Maxi’s food franchise

Find out what franchise owners should be doing online to bring more customers into stores

SA gets its first American-style diner restaurant franchise

Brooklyn Brothers restaurant spot a gap in the food and beverage industry

Ready to sell your franchise? Here is an exit plan

Selling a franchise requires a lot of admin. This is how you start the process

5 franchising must-haves to survive tough times

How to deal with rising electricity costs, e-tolls, interest rate hikes

Franchising in the rest of Africa - what you need to know

Ask yourself these questions before expanding into the rest of the continent

Panel discussion looks at whether franchising is for everyone

Looking at the essential attributes necessary to run a successful franchise

We speak to the team bringing iconic global chain Krispy Kreme to SA

Doughnut and coffee franchise anticipates high demand and aggressive growth in the local “sweet treat” market

A broken iPod inspires techpreneur to start a mobile device repair franchise

Why Alex Fourie says to test your concept first before expanding a business through franchising

New local franchising book is a step-by-step guide for first-time franchisees

Absa releases a practical handbook penned by industry expert

Spotlight on the role of franchising in SA's economy

Sector increasingly being seen as a key driver for job creation and economic growth

All your BIG franchising questions answered

Find out if this is the business model for you

This man won a franchise - this is how he made it profitable

Lessons from the winner of Sandwich Baron's ‘Win a Franchise’ competition

Wakaberry founders reveal their secrets to franchising success

How this frozen yoghurt brand got to be on everyone’s lips

Looking for a franchise that's not fast food? Consider these

Franchising is not just about food, here are 5 other profitable options within the industry

Buying a franchise? Do these 5 things first

A guideline to ensure you select the most profitable option

Franchising in SA, still a profitable option - survey

Franchisees optimistic about the future of the sector

Need funding for a franchise? Here are your options

How the financing option you choose could affect your chances of success

Franchising for social good

Focus on the business model that goes beyond profits

The 8 reasons franchises fail

In the market for a franchise? Avoid these common mistakes

How to find your perfect franchise fit

Franchising options to suit your personality type

10 things you need to know about multi-unit franchising

If you're looking to try this unique franchising model, read this first

Quasi-franchising - the future of franchising?

A look at the new concept of franchising that is set to take the industry by storm

Choose the right social media platform for your industry

Should you be focusing on Twitter, Facebook or Instagram? Answers here

5 financial managements rules franchisees should live by

Simple ways to stay ahead of your business' finances

The REAL cost of ignoring social media for your franchise

4 social media benefits you could be missing out on

3 franchise industries to avoid this year

Think twice before buying a franchise in these sectors

5 of SA's best performing home-grown food franchises

The numbers behind the top food chain restaurants in the country

Does your business have what it takes to become a franchise?

Everything you need to know if you are considering becoming a franchisor

Read this before you buy that franchise

We answer all the questions you were too afraid to ask about this popular business model

How to know if franchising is a good investment for you

Investing into a franchising enterprise may be the solution you need instead of starting a business from scratch

Brand culture lessons we can learn from the franchising industry

Marketing entrepreneur, Karabo Songo shares innovative ways business owners can sharpen and live up to their companies' brand values

The secrets to franchising success from one of SA's best

Franchising veteran Stelio Nathanael shares with SME South Africa his entrepreneurial journey and ChesaNyama's astonishing success story
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