Even though the economy in South Africa has experienced a downturn, the restaurant trade is still seeing growth year on year. Although the criterion for customers is altering in favour of healthy alternatives, takeaways and fast food outlets are also seeing improvements in sales.
If you plan to get into the café business (often a popular choice for first-time entrepreneurs), here’s a guide detailing some of the issues and procedures you should consider when preparing to buy your café.
The health sector in South Africa fails to fully address the need for improving institutional care for the elderly in the public sector. Consequently, there has been a rapid growth of retirement village developments to cater towards the growing elderly population who are keen to invest in their old age.
Nightclubs are almost always local businesses, and South African clubs certainly fit this pattern. Whether it’s township venues or big-city nightspots, each neighbourhood supports enterprises which reflect its dominant cultures and ethnic diversity.