Famous Brands’ intensive World Cup project planning, which started in mid-2009, has paid off handsomely. System-wide sales across the Group’s South African restaurant network grew 24% for the month of June compared with the prior year. This increase equates to 83% of turnover delivered in December 2009 – with December typically regarded as the Group’s […]
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Famous Brands recently hosted the Group‟s annual Supplier of the Year Awards at a glittering gala dinner at Vilamoura restaurant in Sandton. The Awards are held to pay tribute to the Group‟s top performing suppliers across a range of categories, namely: Specialist, Integrated, Distribution, Packaging, Dry Goods, Perishables and Development. Nominees are selected via a […]
In a first for the foodservice industry, Famous Brands (JSE code: FBR) has launched a Black Economic Empowerment owner-driver initiative aimed at developing entrepreneurs. The programme, which has been under construction for the past year, is the product of extensive input from industry experts, and is based on compelling financial rationale for both the company […]
FAMOUS BRANDS LIMITED (Incorporated in the Republic of South Africa) (Registration number 1969/004875/06) Share code: FBR ISIN code: ZAE000053328 (“Famous Brands”) Revenue up 8% to R1.7 billion (2009: R1.5 billion) Operating profit up 17% to R305 million (2009: R262 million) Headline earnings per share up 29% to 206 cents (2009: 159 cents) Cash generated by […]
Famous Brands Limited (“Famous Brands”) is pleased to announce that its bid to acquire the trademarks and franchise agreements of Black Steer Restaurants and Bulldogs Pubs, previously owned by Black Steer Holdings (Pty) Limited (Black Steer), currently in liquidation, has been accepted. As the transaction is not material to Famous Brands, the value of the […]
FAMOUS BRANDS LIMITED (Incorporated in the Republic of South Africa) (Registration number 1969/004875/06) Share code: FBR ISIN code: ZAE000053328 (“Famous Brands”) Revenue increase – 14% to R811 million (2008: R715 million) Operating profit increase – 13% to R140 million (2008: R124 million) Headline earnings per share increase – 16% to 93 cents (2008: 80 cents) […]