Operations Manuals fit for the times!

Operations Manuals fit for the times!

By Lesley-Caren Johnson What really sets one organisation apart from another is the know-how, knowledge and expertise it develops over a period of time. This know-how and expertise often take up residence in the heads of the franchisor, the management team and / or...
Cash Flow – The Devil is in the Detail

Cash Flow – The Devil is in the Detail

By Henk Engelbrecht You have started your own business and your products are flying off the shelves, but you are struggling with cash flow.  How can this be, when you are generating a profit every month?  Many people confuse the concept of being profitable...
4 Steps to franchise your business

4 Steps to franchise your business

By Natalie Veli If you have a developed business that you feel could be easily replicated, franchising may be right for you.  When the right concept is franchised correctly, it can be a great expansion strategy for your business to become a household name. Here are 4...
The Fuel Industry and Franchising

The Fuel Industry and Franchising

Sasha-Lee de Bod spoke at the Africa Fuel Wholesale and Retail Expansion Summit hosted on 31 May 2019. The industry has evolved throughout the years, here is a brief summary. What is happening in the market? With approximately 4600 fuel service stations currently in...
What is Strategic Planning and How Will it Help?

What is Strategic Planning and How Will it Help?

By Natalie Veli Definition: Strategic planning is a process that helps a business decide what market opportunities to follow and how to do so over the next three to five years. It results in the formation of a strategic plan. Strategic planning still appears to be an...