Krispy Kreme and H&M are launching in South Africa this month, marking their first foray into the African market.
Starbucks is set to open its first store in South Africa in early 2016. And Dunkin Donuts has also announced plans to set up shop in the country.
Big businesses are looking to get into Africa to tap into profits in growing emerging markets. The Sub-Saharan African economy is expected to grow by almost 4% in 2015 and companies see South Africa as a gateway into the region.