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Special Franchise Focus: Casual Dining & Bars

December 20, 2017 admin

Canadians love going to a restaurant to eat a meal, with 18 million restaurant visits made every day across the country. Many of these outings are made to a full service restaurant, to celebrate an occasion, such as a birthday, work event, or family dinner. Moreover, Canadians’ preferred activity for [read more…]

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Hit the Road: Mobile & Home-Based Franchises

December 20, 2017 admin

Ready to venture out on your own, but don’t like the idea of being tied to one location? A mobile business might be the perfect option. Check out five business models that have laid the foundation for success, without the bricks and mortar. Fire-Alert            Started in Ottawa, Ontario, Fire-Alert’s been [read more…]

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Giving Back: Jani-King

December 19, 2017 admin

Murray Oxford has witnessed firsthand the compassionate spirit of exuberant Jani-King Canada franchisees. The President of the commercial cleaning franchise business for Canada has an extensive history with the company since first joining its Canadian division in 1986 as the country’s second franchise partner. In the 32 years since, the [read more…]

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Franchise Fun: Orangetheory Fitness

December 19, 2017 admin

With more than 60 locations in Canada, and the #11 spot on’s 2017 Fastest Growing Franchises list, Orangetheory Fitness is taking the fitness world by storm. As the Vice President of Franchise Development & Operations, Hifa Maleki plays an active role in the success of the privately-owned fitness franchise, [read more…]

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Day in the Life: Wendy’s Restaurants of Canada

December 19, 2017 admin

John Ribson has certainly come a long way since he started with Wendy’s Restaurants of Canada more than 20 years ago. Back in 1994, he started out as a manager trainee at the Highway 2 Ancaster, Ontario Wendy’s location, and he now owns 25 franchise locations in the Greater Toronto [read more…]

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First Year: Glamour Secrets Beauty Bar

December 19, 2017 admin

When Terri Brooks describes her first year as a franchisee, she’s quick to point out that it certainly had its ups and downs. This isn’t to say her sales numbers haven’t been trending upwards since she opened the first Glamour Secrets Beauty Bar on the West Coast in June 2016. [read more…]

Longview Welcomes 1st Nestlé® Toll House® Café by Chip®

December 19, 2017 admin

LONGVIEW, Texas (Dec. 13, 2017) – Longview Mall just became an even sweeter place to shop! Nestlé® Toll House® Café by Chip® is opening on today, Wednesday, Dec. 13, in the Longview Mall, located at 3500 McCann Road in Longview. The kiosk café serves up freshly baked cookies, customized cookie cakes, [read more…]

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5 Ways to Wow Franchisors

December 19, 2017 admin

As a prospective franchisee, you’ll be investigating franchise opportunities, learning the ins and outs of the brands that have attracted your interest. At the same time, those franchise systems will be conducting their own due diligence on you, making sure that granting you a franchise location would be in both [read more…]

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B2B Franchises Across Canada

December 19, 2017 admin

Businesses in Canada, which are predominantly small businesses, thrive with help from other businesses, which provide services, supplies, and other solutions to ensure their operations run as smoothly as possible. Here, FranchiseCanada has compiled business-to-business franchise opportunities across Canada, including those that provide signage, printing, accounting, and marketing services, along [read more…]

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