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Trends in Franchising 2013

Trends in Franchising 2013

By Eric Parker

Franchising in 2012 has proven to be testing and highly competitive and the outlook for 2013 offers much of the same.

Here are some of the trends we believe franchisors need to take note of going into 2013:

Eric Parker from Franchising Plus talks to CNBC Africa

Eric Parker - Franchising Plus

Eric Parker from Franchising Plus talks to CNBC Africa about Franchising in South Afica

Taste Holding's CEO speaks on acquisition VS organic growth

Carlo Gonzaga - Taste Holdings

Franchisor and restaurant group Taste Holdings has managed to grow from one store to almost 600 in six years, its shares have gone up 120% in the past year, and this week made headlines with its controversial Fish & Chips Co advertisement depicting Jacob Zuma and his family, which was banned by the SABC.

Franchising in South Africa is on the rise

2012 FNB Franchise and Leadership Summit Speakers

“Franchising in South Africa has grown steadily, especially in the fast-food industry, but franchises still face challenges when expanding to other African countries and globally”, says First National Bank (FNB).

The secret to Taste's rapid growth

Carlo Gonzaga - Taste Holdings

Not free sailing for Taste Holding's CEO Carlo Gonzaga, but huge success.

Franchisor and restaurant group Taste Holdings has managed to grow from one store to almost 600 in six years, its shares have gone up 120% in the past year, and this week it made headlines with its controversial Fish & Chips Co Zuma advertisement, which was banned from the SABC.