Q: How do I prepare for ALL phases of franchise ownership?

October 22, 2018 admin

IF YOU WANT TO START YOUR OWN BUSINESS, a franchise can be a great way to increase your chances of success. As a franchisee in a major network, you can expect to benefit from professional marketing, national advertising, specialized training, and centralized pur­chasing. As well, you are statistically more likely [read more…]

Q: What should I expect from working with a franchising consultant?

October 22, 2018 admin

THANKS TO THE INTERNET, folks searching for fran­chise opportunities have a virtually unlimited amount of information available at their fingertips. Franchisors are more creatively targeting online marketing and advertis­ing too. And, of course, there are still traditional options like trade shows. There is however a downside to this accessibility: information [read more…]

Franchise Fun: Don Fox, Firehouse Subs

October 22, 2018 admin

Firehouse Subs CEO Don Fox is a 44-year veteran of the food service industry. Describing himself as curious, empathetic, and committed, he and the Firehouse Subs brand saw fertile ground in Canada and the nation’s lucrative and growing QSR sector. That’s why in 2015, Firehouse Subs opened their first series [read more…]

Emerging System: Driven by Principles

October 22, 2018 admin

Sometimes a great business idea is right under your nose. Or, in the case of line painting and parking lot maintenance company EverLine Coatings and Services, right under your feet. Company president John Evans became familiar with the franchise model while running a painting company while pursuing his university degree. [read more…]

Leadership Profile: Brian Bazely, Driverseat

October 22, 2018 admin

Growing up in a family of 12 children, Brian Bazely learned several important life lessons from a very young age: a sense of resiliency, a hard work ethic, and care and consideration for others. It came with the territory, and these traits dovetailed perfectly when Bazely set out to build [read more…]

Day in the Life: Prairie Power!

October 22, 2018 admin

What does typical day look like when you own and operate a Panago Pizza franchise? Well, that depends. What day of the week is it? What’s going on in the local community? Is school in or out? What’s the weather like? How long have you been in business? Brandi and [read more…]

The First Year: Nowhere to Go But Up!

October 22, 2018 admin

When Vishal Vaghani immigrated to Canada from India in 2011, he had big dreams. A stu­dent at the time, Vaghani studied Retail Man­agement at Sheridan College in Brampton, Ontario before heading west to begin his career and new life in Saskatchewan. It wasn’t long before Vaghani was working as a [read more…]

Seniors and Homecare Services Franchises Across Canada

October 22, 2018 admin

Canadian demographics are changing, with more seniors (age 65 and older) in the population than those 14 and younger for the first time. This demographic shift is creating demand for specialized products and service that cater to older Canadians. Luckily, franchise systems and their franchisees are prepared to help. From [read more…]

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