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Franchising grows in a tight economy

Despite trying socio-economic conditions, political uncertainty and tough trading conditions, the franchise sector has held its own over the past four years growing its contribution to the country GDP from 9.7% in 2014 to its present figure of 13,3% and its estimated turnover from R465 billion in 2014 to R587 billion in 2017. This is […]

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5 Franchise trends for 2017

Here are 5 franchise trends expected in South Africa in 2017… South Africa’s economy is under significant pressure and does not promise a great deal of progress for business or consumer – with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) predicting only 0.8% growth in 2017. Franchising, however, is one sector that has consistently shown its resilience by […]

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Hotting up for summer

It’s hard to believe that the Crumbs & Cream brand only made its appearance in March 2016, when sisters Shahar Ben Artzi and Or Lahat launched their Sea Point outlet selling ice cream sandwiches…

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