Balancing The Scales in Franchising

Balancing The Scales in Franchising

Among the many industry sectors in South Africa, whether agriculture, mining or manufacturing, franchising is the only one that covers a whole spectrum of business sectors (around 14) and contributes almost 14% to the country’s GDP – far above all other sectors...
Working With Underperforming Franchisees

Working With Underperforming Franchisees

By Eric Parker In the current South African economy, franchisors are experiencing an increase in franchisees who are either struggling to make a profit, are marginal or went into a loss-making scenario as a result of the Covid pandemic.  We have noticed more...
A Tribute To Annie Baptiste

A Tribute To Annie Baptiste

It is with great sadness we announce the passing of our friend and colleague Annie Baptiste. Annie worked with Eric and has been part of the Franchising Plus family for the past 22 years. It is difficult to put into words the immense contribution Annie has made to the...
Benefits of Appointing Young Franchisees

Benefits of Appointing Young Franchisees

By Natalie Velimahitopoulos As a franchisor, when you get approached by somebody young who is interested in becoming a franchisee or opening your market to youth, it is necessary to establish what the role of a franchisee requires to be and, is someone in their youth...