Most profitable franchises in South Africa

Most profitable franchises in South Africa

Franchising offers aspiring investors and entrepreneurs a good platform to invest and start their businesses with support and mentorship from already thriving and flourishing enterprises. Read more to find out the unlimited and best investment opportunities in South Africa. You will also learn about some of the most profitable franchises in South Africa. Read more to find out.

What is the best franchise to buy?
Source: UGC

The Franchise Association of South Africa has acknowledged the continuous growth of franchise businesses in the country and its commendable contribution to the country's economy. This is evident since the sector has had a 13.35% contribution to the country's GDP. This attributes to R721 systems with 30,528 having managed to employ more than 343,319 people across the country. Here is a list of the most profitable franchises in South Africa that you can consider investing in rather than starting your own business from scratch.

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Types of Franchises

  • Business Format
  • Product
  • Conversion
  • Investment
  • Job

Top 10 fast food franchises in South Africa

  1. McDonald's
  2. Burger King
  3. KFC
  4. Nandos
  5. Fish and Chips Co.
  6. Wimpy
  7. Debonairs
  8. Capitan DoRegos
  9. Steers
  10. Barcelo’s

Clothing franchises in South Africa

  1. Apricot Lane Boutique
  2. Big Frog
  3. Pro Image Sports
  4. Instant Imprints
  5. Hometown Threads
  6. Mainstream Boutique
  7. Gap Inc

What is the most profitable franchise to open?

  • RE/MAX
  • Ace Hardware Corporation
  • The UPS Store
  • Jimmy John's
  • Dairy Queen
  • Dunkin' Donuts

List of franchises in South Africa

best franchises in south africa
Source: UGC

These are some of the most profitable franchises to own in South Africa under different categories

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1. Globbing

Globbing is one of the best franchise opportunities in South Africa as it makes shopping online and shipping purchases easier, especially using international online stores where the shipping options are limited. Shopping online is convenient as it offers a variety of goods as well as saving costs. Globbing enables people to shop internationally and get their purchases at a reasonable fee and in a good time.

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2. Odyssey Franchise Information

This is a global software developer that started its operations in 1998. It has spread countrywide with its 10 branches and 15 agencies. Through their 20 years in operation and having sold over 20,000 packages countrywide, they have become a leading software supplier globally.

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3. Algorithmics

This is one of the world's leading programs for schools targeting children aged 5 to 17 years. Their presence is felt in 18 countries in 200 cities with children enrollment standing at 150,000.

4. Mathnasium Master

What's the cheapest franchise to buy?
Source: UGC

This is one of the fastest-growing and leading franchises in South Africa with over 1000 branches globally. By investing in this business, you stand to benefit from fees on all businesses sold as well as benefit from loyalties.

5. The Tax Shop

This business offers accounting, taxation, and related services to other businesses and individuals. They are the largest and most fastest-growing professionals in the country.

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6. Sanondaf

This company integrates science and engineering to bring up technological services in the disinfection market. The Sanondaf technology helps eliminate 99.99% of viruses, bacteria, and other harmful microorganisms that conventional cleaning cannot eliminate.

Is buying a franchise a good idea?

Well, with a franchise, you own and run the store. However, you get to use a well-known name and you receive some support and resources from the corporate headquarters. Buying the best franchises in South Africa can be expensive but worth it.

How can I start a franchise with no money?

  1. Seek credit from banks and other lending institutions
  2. Find business partners
  3. From family and friends
  4. Own savings

Which franchise makes the most money in South Africa?

  1. KFC – from R6 million
  2. Nando's – from R7 million
  3. Debonairs – from R2 million
  4. Steers – from R1.7 million
  5. McDonald's – from R4 million
  6. Chicken Licken – from R4.8 million
  7. Roman's Pizza – from R2.4 million

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Above are the most profitable franchises in South Africa. They are ideal since they have created a name for themselves in the market, they are reputable, and they will help you minimize the risks that come with starting your own business.


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