Tutorial 14: Intro to Recruitment

April 28, 2018 admin

  Just as a franchisor seeks the most qualified individuals to run their franchise locations, you as a franchisee are also responsible for recruiting staff to assist with the day-to-day operations of your business. In fact, one of your central responsibilities as a franchisee will be hiring staff. Why? Simply [read more…]

Noodlebox representatives with a cheque for the Canadian Mental Health Association

Franchising Gives Back: Creating Change Through Education

April 26, 2018 admin

When Noodlebox partnered with the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) in 2016, the cause hit close to home. The growing fast casual chain specializing in Southeast Asian cuisine first got wind of the organization from one of its franchise partners operating out of Victoria, British Columbia. “Our team in Victoria [read more…]

Franchise Fun illustration featuring George Raios of MR. GREEK

Franchise Fun: George Raios, MR. GREEK

April 26, 2018 admin

At MR. GREEK, the experience is key, and the franchise’s motto, “Because Life has to be Enjoyed,” certainly backs that up. George Raios, President & CEO, says MR. GREEK offers a comfortable, family-friendly space that provides healthy cooked-to-order meals, with a generous dose of classic Greek hospitality. Raios is big [read more…]

Photo of a WeBuyUrRide representative shaking hands with a customer in front of a car

Emerging System: WeBuyUrRide

April 26, 2018 admin

A few years ago, a group of car enthusiasts realized there were only two avenues to sell a vehicle in Canada: you could either sell it privately, or take it to a dealership. Selling privately presents several challenges, most notably the large time commitment involved, and the safety concerns that [read more…]

Red arrows hitting the bulls-eye on a brown bag labelled franchise opportunities

Quesada Burittos & Tacos Announces Opening of 100th Location

April 26, 2018 admin

Growing Consumer Love of Fresh, Homemade Mexican-Inspired Food Served Quickly & Franchise-First Approach Fuels National Growth  Toronto, ON (April 26, 2018) – Canadian owned and operated Quesada Burritos & Tacos is proud to announce the opening of its 100th location with plans to double units by 2020. The restaurant chain [read more…]

Photo of Sebastian Fuschini, Senior VP of Franchising with Pizza Pizza

Leadership Profile: Sebastian Fuschini, Pizza Pizza

April 26, 2018 admin

For some people, there is only one true love, and it lasts a lifetime. This was clearly the case when Sebastian Fuschini first crossed paths with Pizza Pizza and was offered a job with the iconic brand, just one year out of college. Thirty-seven years later, he’s still with the [read more…]

Photo of Simply For Life franchisee Gail O'Brien at her St. John's, Newfoundland location

Day in the Life: Simply For Life

April 26, 2018 admin

One look at the Simply For Life website, and it’s not hard to see why so many Canadians are eager to invest in the nutritional consulting and health and wellness franchise. Filled with inspiring messages, one in particular stands out. The motto, which reads: “Real food – Real people – [read more…]

Photo of TheRentalGuys.ca rental equipment

The First Year: TheRentalGuys.ca

April 26, 2018 admin

After 25 years working on the equipment and supplies side of the motion picture industry, Graeme Parcher was ready for a change. “I was exposed to the rental industry very early on in my career, and I thought it was a very interesting business model,” recalls Parcher. Later on in [read more…]

Photos of Robert Bruski of Ctrl V and Wyatt and Aiden Booth of Hopscotch

Millennials in Franchising: Ctrl V & Hopscotch

April 26, 2018 admin

This past February, Canadian franchises Ctrl V and Hopscotch were announced as NextGen in Franchising Global Competition winners. The competition, held by the International Franchise Association’s (IFA) Franchise Education & Research Foundation, is a worldwide program open to entrepreneurs aged 21-35 from across the globe who are looking to grow [read more…]

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