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Strong Brand performance bolsters results at Famous Brands

FAMOUS BRANDS LIMITED (Incorporated in the Republic of South Africa) (Registration number 1969/004875/06) Share code: FBR ISIN code: ZAE000053328 (“Famous Brands”) Gross revenue up 25% to R714 million (2007: R571 million) Operating profit up 13% to R124 million (2007: R109 million) Headline earnings per share increase of 10% to 80 cents (2007: 73 cents) Interim […]

Famous Brands secures controlling stake Tashas

FAMOUS BRANDS LIMITED (Incorporated in the Republic of South Africa) (Registration number 1969/004875/06) Share code: FBR ISIN code: ZAE000053328 (“Famous Brands”) Famous Brands Limited is pleased to announce the acquisition of a 51 % controlling stake in the business of tashas , a successful, upmarket casual-dining cafe concept currently consisting of two restaurants, one in […]

Famous Brands revenue exceeds R1 billion

FAMOUS BRANDS LIMITED (Incorporated in the Republic of South Africa) (Registration number 1969/004875/06) Share code: FBR ISIN code: ZAE000053328 (“Famous Brands”) Johannesburg, 19 May 2008: Gross revenue up 36% to R1 190 million (2007: R872 million) Operating profit up 52% to R210 million (2007: R138 million) Operating margin up to 17.6% (2007: 15.8%) Final dividend […]

Famous Brands achieves 6th place in Financial Mail’s Top Companies 2008

FAMOUS BRANDS LIMITED (Incorporated in the Republic of South Africa) (Registration number 1969/004875/06) Share code: FBR ISIN code: ZAE000053328 (“Famous Brands”) Total score: 61,1 Historic score: 17,3 FM’s score: 43,8 Chief operating officer Kevin Hedderwick has used his extensive experience in brand management, not least at SAB Ltd, to position Famous Brands (the former Steers) […]