Use a Professional Team to Franchise the Correct way

Franchise in a Box has an expert franchise consultant with 20 years experience, to assist in franchising your business. Our level of expertise and personalized service is unparalleled. We roll out stores and do staff training.

Our Franchise Consulting Line-Up at a Glance

  1. If your goal is franchising your business, our knowledge, mentoring spirit, and commitment to your success will make us your franchise consultant of choice. You’ll find that no one touches our level of care, concern, attention to detail, and tailored personal mentoring as a new franchisor. And, if you are already franchising, but things are not moving as you once imagined, our counseling for best practices and improved relationships may prove invaluable.
  2. Of course, if you are looking for a great franchise information resource, you are in the right place. All our knowledge and experience as franchise consultants is unequaled in the franchise industry.

A Franchise Consultant Focused On People Not Projects

If you are interested in franchising your business, the chances are good that you’re already a successful entrepreneur and know exactly what makes your business tick. But the gap between successfully running your business and successfully franchising it, is enormous. We focus on both the ART AND SCIENCE of franchising which means that we take the time to understand our clients and their businesses and then TEACH them ‘how to franchise’. As expert franchise consultants, we lead our clients through the complexities of successfully franchising a business.

Robin van Rensburg- MBA UCT
FASA Board Member

Robin has owned several businesses, one in fast-food, another in pharmaceuticals and in the IT sector. Robin has worked closely with various franchise brands who are now successful today, H20, Ko-lay, Fifi’s Fresh Fish, Divine Pooches and Stylewize, ect. 

Franchise in a Box, Robin’s consulting business offers turn around strategies for struggling franchises, as well as training and coaching in store rollouts for new and existing franchise companies. The turnaround strategy expertise gained doing an MBA at UCT Cape Town, led to the Franchising Industry, due to the fact that startup Franchisors have to go through the process of turnaround strategy to become successful Franchisors. Rolling out more than 50 brands it has proven a great formula for startup Franchisors. 

Unsuccessful brands are usually the cause of poor planning or they tried doing it on their own. This naturally developed into franchising when he started having a lot of requests from companies that wanted to franchise but had no knowledge how to franchise. A pain free system was developed to franchise businesses. He is a self-motivated, focused consultant with a wide range of experience in the franchise industry. His focused skills on franchise consulting have led to effective and adaptive turnaround strategies for clients to become successful franchisors. He has initiative and excellent analytical, design and problem solving skills.

Robin has recently been elected as a FASA Board Director in February 2022. “Thank you FASA members for electing me and trusting that I would manage to present your interests effectively on the board”. 

                                                                   What do I do?

  • Franchise documentation.
  • Reengineering franchise strategies and designing processes to implement operation strategies.
  • Supply Chain Management and application in the Franchise environment to optimize revenue generation.
  • Ability to think laterally and demonstrate adventurous approach to creativity and innovation.
  • Design and manage new franchisor development.
  • Demonstrate integrity in decisions, actions and relationships.

Lourens Miller

Lourens Has been exposed to the construction industry for more than 40 years, by means of Family members. His Grandfather was a Stone Mason, having built what is considered today as monuments. His uncle had a phenomenally successful construction company building showrooms for the likes of Mercedes Benz, Toyota, Ford and others.

His Father and brother were salesmen who owned a development company called Kentucky Homes, serving the middle-income group with individual designed 3-bedroom homes all over Transvaal.

This resulted in him being exposed to design from a noticeably young age designing homes for council submission in the mid 1970’s whilst helping run a hardware business with his sister, supplying building supplies to the building contractors.

In 1992 he Joined JD Group as a Project Manager doing tenant fitments and shop designs for their brands, after being involved in the food industry developing Milky Lane for JL Supplies and growing the brand nationally.

During his career he has worked for many Architectural firms and designed 13 Shopping Centre’s renovated many buildings, developed Warehouses, Factories and residential dwellings.

He has had exposure to supplementary services such as dust extraction and air-conditioning plants and has written his wiring license exams.

Lourens Is an Active member of both SACAP South African Council of The Architectural Profession and PMI  Project Management Institute SA.

Are you in need of a project manager and trusted advisor to help you manage your online presence and digital assets?

Removing the stress and frustration when it comes to facilitating and coordinating your online digital assets?

Romany Thresher works with you to set up your business online, market your business online and helps you to generate leads for your business using various online tools. Supporting you and your business as your online advisor, trainer or gatekeeper sourcing and managing various online suppliers and services that will help you reduce costs, increase profits and improve customer service delivery. Ultimately working smarter and not harder.

Romany Thresher is an out-of-the-box thinker, analyst, researcher and philosopher by nature whose experience has been mainly in online marketing, virtual events, social media, email campaigns, web design, PR, administration and customer services. Working virtually for the last 15 years.


Unique Ability

Romany’s unique ability to see all situations as a series of pattern-like puzzle pieces giving her the skills to come up with ideas, solutions, strategies, action plans and processes ready for successful implementation. Romany sees things from a multitude of different perspectives and uncovers hidden challenges, ideas, talents and self-limiting beliefs which may be preventing you from achieving your goals.

If you are feeling overwhelmed with your online digital assets or if you or your business is stuck contact me for a 30 minute free consultation to see if we are a good fit.

Arina Eksteen

Do you need a qualified HR Specialist or a Training Facilitator?

Arina Eksteen studied HR Management through UNISA. She also obtained a Coaching Qualifications from North West University and is a registered  Constituent Assessor.

She has a vast knowledge of the HR Value chain with more than 30 years’ experience in the HR field. Her specialist knowledge includes the full Human Resources spectrum, OD, Change Management ((people & system changes), Labour Relations, Skills Audits and Training. Her current focus is the implementation of POPIA in small to medium sized enterprises.

She further assist clients with employment contracts, HR policies and procedures, detailed job descriptions, performance appraisal systems and labour relations support (disciplinary hearings, poor performance management, labour disputes, resolving grievances and CCMA representation), Organisational Evaluations, HR Organisational / Structural Change Management, Organisational Development and Project Management.

She developed various training materials and also developed, trained and assessed Leadership development for Team Leaders, Supervisors, Management and HR Managers  in the various Industries. Her  training experience includes, but not limited to: POPIA, Ethics, Project Management, Competency Recruitment, Change Management, Performance Management, Logistics, Project Management, Customer service, Health and Safety etc.

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