Small Business Focus

Wanna be a small business owner? Interested in buying a franchise? Read this...

Franchising is the practice of the right to use a firm's successful business model and brand for a prescribed period of time.

If you’ve ever considered buying a franchise; then this discussion might interest you.

Listen to the audio below for our interview of John Baladakis, Chairman of The Franchise Association of South Africa (and/or scroll down for quotes from it).

There are 30 050 franchise outlets in South Africa. Virtually anything can be franchised.

John Baladakis, Chairman of The Franchise Association of South Africa

Fuel franchising is a good opportunity and there’s a very good funding model.

John Baladakis, Chairman of The Franchise Association of South Africa

You must be passionate! If you’re not excited then you won’t be able to perform.

John Baladakis, Chairman of The Franchise Association of South Africa

There are agencies out there with very good funding models to give opportunities to people without start-up capital.

John Baladakis, Chairman of The Franchise Association of South Africa

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