Landlord Dilemma

Landlord Dilemma

Once upon a time when the economy was booming and landlords had a large waiting list of potential tenants wanting to get into their shopping centres, they developed a one-sided rental strategy.  They enticed the major retailers with ridiculously low rentals and...
How to franchise a business

How to franchise a business

By Eric Parker Franchising is a very successful distribution strategy to expand a proven, successful business. Note: It’s not ethical or practical to franchise an idea or a business that has not been run and proven by the franchisor. Steps to franchise a business 1....
How to start a franchise in South Africa

How to start a franchise in South Africa

By Eric Parker The first thing you need to do before you start a business is to develop a comprehensive business plan. Part of the plan will be a distribution strategy, and this is where you could consider owner operators or franchising as an option. So, under what...