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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!

Recruiting Quality Franchisees

Recruiting Quality Franchisees

By Melissa Eva

At Franchising Plus, we believe franchisee selection is one of the most important factors of developing a sustainable franchise network. The best piece of advice to have the correct mind-set during this process is to AWARD rather than SELL franchises. Franchisors should always look to recruit owner operators and not investors.At Franchising Plus, we believe franchisee selection is one of the most important factors of developing a sustainable franchise network. The best piece of advice to have the correct mind-set during this process is to AWARD rather than SELL franchises. Franchisors should always look to recruit owner operators and not investors.

Overview of 2016 SAcsi Index results for the Fast Food Restaurants in franchise sector

Overview of 2016 SAcsi Index results for the Fast Food Restaurants in franchise sector
The South African Customer Satisfaction Index (SAcsi) is an independent national benchmark of customer satisfaction of the quality of products and services available to household consumers in South Africa. It is the first independent comprehensive national customer satisfaction index with international comparability in South Africa. 

Micro-franchising – a solution to combat unemployment in South Africa

Micro-franchising – a solution to combat unemployment in South Africa

social business sectors explosre new ways to empower businesses and entrepreneurs to ensure employment paragraph 1 or 2Our South African government has urged all business sectors to help combat unemployment in South Africa. The rise of unemployment statistics is becoming more prevailing, therefore franchise stakeholders, social innovators and entrepreneurs in the sector are exploring new ways to empower small businesses and entrepreneurs in bridging inequality, creating prosperity and sustainable employment solutions.