Franchise Legal Matters

October 14, 2016 admin

A potential franchisee’s guide to retaining a franchise lawyer and franchise disclosure documents Franchising is often referred to as a mutually rewarding relationship between franchisors and their franchisees. While this is true, the franchise business model is built upon contracts and other documentation, which makes the relationship that much more [read more…]

oxford learning peter dyakowski

Franchisee Profile: Peter Dyakowski, Oxford Learning Centres

October 13, 2016 admin

As a past winner of CBC’s “Canada’s Smartest Person” competition and a former contestant on Jeopardy!, Peter Dyakowski seems like the perfect candidate to open a tutoring franchise. But being a multi-unit franchisee with Oxford Learning Centres is actually a second career for Dyakowski, who plays guard for the CFL’s [read more…]

Little Kickers

Cover Story: Small but Mighty

October 13, 2016 admin

It was a feat that no other franchise had accomplished before. On April 18, 2016, children’s soccer franchise Little Kickers took home the Canadian Franchise Association’s (CFA) prestigious Awards of Excellence in Franchising Grand Prize for the third year in a row. Little Kickers’ Chief Operating Officer Frank Stanschus credits [read more…]

Due Diligence

Franchise Due Diligence

October 12, 2016 admin

When you invest in a franchise, you’re not just investing your money – you’re also investing your time, passion, and hard work. With the amount of resources, financial and otherwise, that you will devote to your franchise venture, you’ll want to have a full picture of the franchise opportunity before [read more…]