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Famous Brands acquires Mugg & Bean Franchise

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 the South African and African business of Mugg & Bean, the brand leader in the unique fast-casual, coffee-themed category. Kevin Hedderwick, Chief Operating Officer […]

Unbundling of SA Master Licensee Model acquisition of Cape Franchising

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 is pleased to announce that it has successfully completed the final phase in the process of acquiring all master licenses in South Africa having entered into an agreement for the purchase of […]

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) […]