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A Critical Review of Franchise Fees

A Critical Review of Franchise Fees

By Eric Parker

Franchising is a very effective marketing and distribution tool if implemented well.  Unfortunately, due to the lack of legislation and case law that sets precedents, franchising can, and often is abused.

Value adding technological franchise trends and tools

Anita du Toit

By Sasha-Lee de Bod with credit to Sunday Times Franchising

Technology is forever changing and franchises that want to survive need to keep up with the trends and continuously innovate their business model.

Anita du Toit, partner and consultant at Franchising Plus, recently stated in an interview that: “Technology can be a very useful tool to manage a franchise network and manage performance.”

Measuring franchisee satisfaction

Measuring franchisee satisfaction

by Sasha-Lee de Bod

The overall success of the franchise system is conditional to the contribution and efforts of both the franchisor and franchisee.

Being a franchisor, you are now in the people business and franchisees are effectively seen as your customers. Therefore, it is extremely important to ensure high levels of satisfaction.

The impact of the recession cycle on the franchise market

The impact of the recession cycle on the franchise market

by Sasha-Lee de Bod

In the past few months we have been closely observing the downgrade of our economic situation and the unfolding ripple effect that came with it. The result -  South Africa slipped into a recession as our economy keeps on contracting.  This will cause a drastic and widespread knock-on effect on various industries.

A recession is not something that is unheard of, South Africa has been through it before and has recovered.  This time round we may experience that this recession might endure longer than previous occasions and we need to be aware of the ramifications that go along with it.

Maximise social media for your business!

Maximise social media for your business!
 Are you a beginner or intermediate user of social media? Do you want to start your own business, or boost sales and lead generations? Do you want to learn how to use free 3rd party tools to run campaigns? If your answer is yes to any of the above questions, then this course is for you!