Top Franchises managed from the Eastern Cape - big improvement on 2015
Last year, we were only able to find seven franchises managed from the Eastern Cape. This was three less than in 2014, and somewhat a disappointment for the region, particularly when you consider that there are over 700 different franchises in South Africa.
This year, however, there are a number of new additions. They are added to this list because some are new concepts and some; we were unaware of in 2015.
The criterion for getting onto this list is that the franchisor must be based in the Eastern Cape. Here are the top franchises for the Eastern Cape for 2016;
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The first Spec-Savers franchise was started in May 1993 in Port Elizabeth. The Spec-Savers formula proved to be a phenomenal success ensuring rapid growth. By August 1995 the franchise operation had grown to 24 stores. The Group now proudly partners with over 250 franchise outlets throughout South Africa, Namibia, Lesotho and Botswana.
First started:1993 Started by: Bryan Dowley Franchises: +250
First started:2000 Started by: Raal Nordin
Franchises: +100 National:Yes International:Yes
First started: 1976 Started by: Ivor Ben
Franchises: +40 National: Yes International: Yes
First started:2008 Started by: Jim Fletcher
Franchises:38 National:Yes International:Yes
First started:1991 Started by: Cobus Potgieter
Franchises: 18 National:Yes International:No
First started: 2005 Started by: Bryan Dowley
Franchises: 17 National:Yes International:No
First started:1991 Started by: Chris & Andre Castelein
Franchises: 13 National:No International:No
First started:2003 Started by: Graeme Lund
Franchises: 7 National:Yes International:No
First started:2016 Started by: Graeme Lund
Franchises: 4 National:Yes International:No
First started:2010 Started by: Bryan & Chris Dowley
Franchises: 2 National:Yes International:No
Main image: SpecSavers via Facebook
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