AUGUST 2015 NEWSLETTER

FASA.CO.ZA
0861-2 FRANCHISE

     

COMPETITION COMMISSION
INITIATES MARKET INQUIRY INTO
RETAIL GROCERY SECTOR


 
 

On 12 May 2015, Economic Development Minister Ebrahim Patel announced that the Competition Commission would conduct a market inquiry into the retail grocery sector in terms of s43B of the Competition Act, No 89 of 1998 (Act).

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THE TALK OF THE TOWN IS… TASTE HOLDINGS BRINGING STARBUCKS TO SA


 
 

Following on the heels of bringing in Domino's Pizza, Taste Holdings has embarked on a licensed partnership that will see Starbuck stores open across South Africa.

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START WORKING ON THAT HANDICAP …. THE FASA GOLF DAY IS JUST TWO MONTHS AWAY!


 
 

As one of the highlights of the FASA calendar, the Golf Day will take place on Friday 18th September at the Randpark Club. This is the one occasion that allows franchisor members to socialise on a casual basis, invite their franchisees or suppliers to join them in a great game of golf and then celebrate a hard day's play with an informal prize-giving and dinner.

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SPOTLIGHT ON KING PIE,
FASA'S BRAND BUILDER
OF THE YEAR FOR 2015


 
 

With a brand promise that in the 'King Pie Kingdom everyone is Royalty', King Pie has become, since the first store opened in 1993, a vibrant, relevant and energetic South African brand which is young at heart, approachable, attractive and switched on. It offers value for money, wholesome quality products and meal solutions through combo offerings.

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FRANCHISE NEWS SNIPPETS

 

 
 

From what's trending in fast food internationally to the interest in establishing franchising on the African continent with a franchise expo in Zambia and another closer to home in East London, franchising is on the move and in the public eye.

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HOW TO ENSURE YOUR FRANCHISEE HAS ADEQUATE INSURANCE PROTECTION

 

 
 

With slightly more than 31 000 outlets, which service 17 business sectors, including the retail and fast food industries, the Franchise Association of South Africa (FASA) says franchises contribute nearly 10% to South Africa's gross domestic product GDP.

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