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Famous Brands is a holding company listed on the JSE Ltd. (JSE) under the category Consumer Services: Travel and Leisure. The Group is Africa’s leading branded food services franchisor. Famous Brands’ vertically integrated business model comprise... [more info]

Famous Brands pulls plug on Gourmet Burger Kitchen

2 Apr 2020 /  Emma Rumney, Reuters   3
Decided not to provide any further financial support to its UK-based unit Gourmet Burger Kitchen

Former Famous Brands CEO backs new wellness venture

26 Mar 2020 /  Suren Naidoo   3
Acquires strategic stake in innovative brand Thrive.

Taste loses its appetite, will exit Starbucks and Domino’s

4 Nov 2019 /  Hilton Tarrant   22
But who would be mad enough to buy these assets?

Low food inflation and Brexit uncertainty weigh on Famous Brands

28 Oct 2019 /  Moneyweb  
Although CEO Darren Hele is pleased with 'solid' interims.

Woolworths quits Ghana in second retreat from West Africa

31 Jul 2019 /  Andre Janse van Vuuren and Janice Kew, Bloomberg   3
Woolworths closes its two stores in the region.

Famous Brands soldiers on despite ‘very subdued environment’

29 May 2019 /  Moneyweb   
The key December/January trading period dented FY revenue.

Global markets turn red as trade wars continue to brew

29 May 2019 /  Moneyweb  
China retaliates by striking the US where it hurts, in the rare earths.

Five things making headlines in South Africa today

29 May 2019 /  Moneyweb  
Pepkor, Famous Brands and Vukile Property Fund results, Nampak's glass business negotiations ongoing, Ramaphosa's delayed cabinet announcement.

Tenants line up for space in Joburg’s bombed-out CBD

27 Mar 2019 /  Colin McClelland    17
National retailers set to sign leases in mixed-use renewal project.

Famous Brands warns of earnings drop on load shedding, Brexit

12 Mar 2019 /  Moneyweb  
With its two primary markets facing challenges, will the company recover?

Famous Brand’s UK burger chain shuts 14 struggling stores

11 Dec 2018 /  Nqobile Dludla, Reuters   
The stores are struggling with subdued consumer spending, rising labour costs, higher business property taxes and growing online competition.

Famous Brands feels the pain of its UK burger chain investment

30 Oct 2018 /  Arnold Segawa   1
Revenue up 5.4% to R3.6bn but GBK operating loss widens 209% to R45.3m.

Five things making headlines in South Africa today

29 Oct 2018 /  Moneyweb  
MTN quarterly update, Famous Brands, Raubex and enX results, M3 money supply and private sector credit data.

Famous Brands’s GBK burger chain files for bankruptcy protection

24 Oct 2018 /  Nqobile Dludla, Reuters   2
Shares in Famous Brands up on the news.

Famous Brands sees R874m impairment as UK burger business struggles

15 Oct 2018 /  Nqobile Dludla, Reuters   1
The company expects the sustained underperformance of its UK Gourmet Burger Kitchen (GBK) business to record an operating loss of 2.6 million pounds.

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