The results of the second annual BrandZ Top 75 Most Valuable Global Retail Brands have been revealed. The research shows that the world's most valuable retail brands are worth $339 billion more...
14 May 2019
Transforming retail starts with the business model, not the technology...
Toros Esim 27 Mar 2019
JSE-listed Grand Parade Investments is closing all Dunkin' Donuts and Baskin-Robbins outlets in South Africa following poor performance...
15 Feb 2019
Pizza Hut has continued its expansion across the African continent by opening its first restaurant in Nigeria, with two more expected by the end of the year...
18 Dec 2018
Congrats, KFC South Africa, you're now 9GAG famous...
Andy Walker 5 Jul 2018
Pizza Hut's African growth story continues as the restaurant chain celebrates the opening of its 100th store in sub-Saharan Africa in the historic Ghandi Square, Johannesburg...
26 Mar 2018
Deacons East Africa Plc has received board approval to enter into negotiations for the sale of the Mr Price franchise in Kenya...
10 Oct 2017
Although there are untapped opportunities in the sub-Saharan African real estate markets, retailers face many challenges to setting up shops in some countries...
31 Aug 2017
The FNB Franchise Leadership Summit, attended by industry thought leaders and experts, provided a platform to engage and discuss key franchise trends in the industry...
16 Oct 2014
Pick n Pay's 41%-owned Zimbabwean retailer, TM Supermarkets, will open more stores in the next financial year (2015), Meikles Limited group chairman John Moxon...
7 Jul 2014
Famous Brands, which owns Steers‚ Wimpy and Debonairs, plans to open 243 new restaurants in the coming year after reporting record turnover and profit for the year. It is also planning to enter Angola and Ghana.
Zeenat Moorad 20 May 2014
Moving Tactics has partnered with Hungry Lion, one of the fastest growing Quick-Service Restaurants (QSR) in South Africa, to implement a dynamic digital signage solution within their stores in South Africa and Africa.
Moving Tactics 29 Oct 2013
By bringing healthy food to the fast food market at a time when no-one else was offering it, Kauai found their ideal niche, and have gone on to become a popular and successful brand in South Africa.
31 Jul 2013
On 25 July 2013, Massmart opened its second Builders Warehouse in Botswana, in Francistown.
29 Jul 2013
Famous Brands has reported that its franchise sales increased 16.8% in the March to May quarter with a 16% improvement in South Africa and a 27.2% improvement in the rest of Africa region.
19 Jun 2013
The year 2013 for most brands, especially the ones coping with saturated markets in developed countries, will be a decisive one. Incorporating Africa into their corporate brand strategy, if they haven't done so, will be the better part of valour, so to speak.
Obaika Consulting Team 31 Jan 2013
Jet, reportedly the largest clothing retailer in Southern Africa with more than 321 stores across South Africa, Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia, Swaziland, has announced the opening of two new stores in Mozambique.
12 Dec 2012
Bizcommunity.com has now expanded its operations into 16 new sectors and will soon venture into another 17, providing a whole new range of target audiences for advertisers. The most critical aspect of this is the quality of content and this is a formal invitation to you to become a recognised contributor on Bizcommunity.
Bizcommunity.com 3 Oct 2011
Bizcommunity.com - South Africa's largest online B2B publisher - is set to grow even more with the introduction of 16 new content channels, with weekly newsletters, as from last week Tuesday, 20 September 2011.
Bizcommunity.com 20 Sep 2011
With the need for resources from developing countries such as China and India, coupled with the discovery of oil within more and more African countries, the economies of African countries are set for major short and medium-term growth. Based on this growth, Dulcé Café is currently launching an expansion of the franchise chain into Saudi Arabia, Ghana, Nigeria, Tanzania, Botswana and Angola.
14 Jun 2011
JOHANNESBURG: Scooters Pizza has opened a store in Windhoek, Namibia - its first foray out of South African borders. According to CEO of Taste Holdings Food Division, Christo Calitz, Namibia's economy has steadily grown since independence from South Africa in 1990, and Windhoek's burgeoning new market provides a perfect base for Scooters Pizza to expand and increase its market share, in line with the brand's expansion goals.
16 Feb 2011
South African retail giant Pick 'n Pay has signed an agreement with a franchise partner in Mozambique, with stores planned in Mozambique before the end of the year.
8 Oct 2010
Zimbabwe's retail giant, Innscor Africa, which runs a boutique of franchised fast food outlets across the country, is experiencing a brand crisis due to declining standards. This emerged from court documents following the arrest, made by immigration authorities, of Omer Rouben an Israel national recruited to head its brand loyalty division and revitalise the faltering brands.
Sam Hungwe 30 Mar 2009