FASA FRANCHISE MEMBER INFORMATION

Company Name
Corner Bakery
Category
Bakeries
Region
Gauteng
Tel
087 353 4913
Fax
0866 754 831
Email
Website
Contact Person
Franchise Administrator
Postal Address
P. O. Box 128, La Lucia, 4153
Opportunities
Countrywide as well as throughout Sub Sahara Africa.
History
The Retsol Group (“Retsol”) is a privately held retail company founded in 2002. Retsol has established itself in the retail / franchising industry and continually evaluates investment and growth opportunities, whilst remaining focused on the operational performance of each individual business unit. With more that 500 Corner Bakery outlets spread throughout South Africa, Namibia, Botswana, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Reunion and Mauritius – Corner Bakery is well positioned as the largest bakery franchise in Southern Africa. More recently the business has invested in production facilities with the strategic intent of becoming vertically integrated wherever possible. Corner Bakery branded product lines and exclusively produced ingredients add to the brands’ consistency in product representation and quality.
Activities
With central bakery production facilities, franchisee’s benefit from centrally produced goods as well as a robust food management system that provides recipes for on-site production and tools for franchisees to manage their bakery on a daily basis. A wide selection of baked goods including the market leading Corner Bakery pies, breads and confectionery are at the centre of the customer value proposition. Additional product categories stretch to sandwiches, ready-made meals, fast food and deli products. A market-leading distribution and logistics network provides an uninterupted supply of these products. With always-on marketing activities and a strategic focus to invest in digital technologies, online advertising and building online social media communities – Retsol’s brand portfolio benefits from healthy brand awareness and affinity. See website for full details www.cornerbakery.co Retsol is also the brand owner of the Equatorial Coffee brand. www.equatorialcoffee.co.za
Profile
Supported by robust business and financial models and driven by hands-on, enthusiastic, passionate and committed entrepreneurial teams.
Training
Comprehensive Management Training program at franchisor head office in Durban.
Financial
2018 Upfront/ Joining fee for RSA R90 000 (Excl. Vat). All other SADC Countries, fees provided on application. Estimated establishment costs R400 000 to R600 000 (Excl. Vat). 50% gearing recommended. Royalty fees: single fee of 7%.
Membership #
F110639