Sector Focus

Sector Focus

Comfort Food

Restaurant franchises are overcoming the challenges presented by the economic downturn, high operating costs and increasing competition.

Safe as Houses?

With the economy showing a slow recovery and the interest rate remaining low, is property still a risky sector to invest in?

Planning to Become a Real Estate Broker?

Answer these three key questions to form the basis of your real estate broker business plan.

Get a Slice of the Action

The quick service restaurant sector remains a firm favourite for cash-strapped, time-hungry consumers looking for convenience and value.

Investing in an Evolving Industry

If you have a passion for cars and are looking for an opportunity to become your own boss, you should be considering an automotive franchise.

Keeping Up Appearances

Comprising a diverse range of business lines, the beauty industry aims to help us feel, look and smell our best.

Travel and Tourism: An Industry on the Rise

One of the fastest growing sectors in the world, tourism is unpredictable and volatile. Understanding the trends and looking at forward projections will help future business owners make the right decisions.

Caring for Kids

Franchises that focus on serving the needs of children and their families offer huge opportunities for people with the right mindset. Here is how to start a childcare business.
Peter and John Baladakis

How to be a Winning Multi-Store Franchisee

Peter and John Baladakis are no strangers to success. They own several successful Pick n Pay franchise outlets. monique verduyn chats to john about his 16 years of experience in business.
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Can You Franchise an Unsexy Concept?

The secrets to making your franchise concept attractive to franchisees.

Trends Shaping SA Franchising

A look at the current trends in franchising in South Africa and what’s driving them.


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