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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 bets the farm on UK burger restaurant recovery

31 Oct 2017 /  Ray Mahlaka    3
But market watchers say the acquisitive fast food group is not yet out of the woods.

Famous Brands’ ‘tumultuous six months’ sees earnings down 59%

30 Oct 2017 /  Nastassia Arendse  
‘I don’t think [the results reflect] the good work that’s been done,’ says Famous Brands CEO Darren Hele.

Famous Brands buckles under expectation of greatness

11 Oct 2017 /  Ray Mahlaka   7
Its poor trading update underscores the extent of its problems in the UK.

Famous Brands share disposal raises questions

21 Aug 2017 /  Patrick Cairns   12
Should directors be more responsible?

Famous Brands warns on profits, shares drop

16 Aug 2017 /  Olwethu Boso, Reuters   7
Group says trading conditions in its local and international markets will remain challenging for the coming year.

Despite big hits, Famous Brands has had a number of misses

3 Jul 2017 /  Hilton Tarrant    8
For each Tasha's or Debonairs, there has also been an equally notable letdown …

Famous Brands and Taste count the hefty cost of global brands

31 May 2017 /  Ray Mahlaka   1
Both food franchise counters see short-term pain, from Gourmet Burger Kitchen and Starbucks respectively.

Famous Brands scraps FY dividend

UPDATE
29 May 2017 /  Nqobile Dludla, Reuters  
For the first time in 13 years.

A promising partnership

22 May 2017 /  Sasha Planting  
Bidvest former CEO and Famous Brands former CEO tie up.

Corporate finance activity of the week

19 May 2017 /  DealMakers  
Steinhoff, Richemont, Sibanye Gold, South32 and more.

PAUL plans for a French affair with the African continent

3 Mar 2017 /  Ray Mahlaka  
Upmarket French bakery-café PAUL opens its first outlet in SA and eyes Nigeria, Ghana next.

These 14 Top 100 companies are under scrutiny for exec pay

20 Feb 2017 /  Hilton Tarrant   1
Despite votes on remuneration being non-binding, shareholders are starting to find their voices.
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Donut delights

14 Nov 2016 /  Marcia Klein  
Locals love international brands. The question is, do investors?

Famous Brands: Acquisition spree, but at what cost?

25 Oct 2016 /  Ray Mahlaka  
After rousing acquisitions, focus shifts to conserving cash by suspending dividends for the short-term.

Strategic acquisitions optimise the Famous Brands business model

24 Oct 2016 /  Siki Mgabadeli  
Interims. Given the size of the GBK investment, no dividend this half – Darren Hele – CEO, Famous Brands.

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