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, Franchise Canada has compiled business-to-business franchise opportunities across Canada, including those that provide signage, printing, accounting, and marketing services, along with supply management and shipping solutions, promotional products, and much more.
If you have a taste for sales and a knack for building relationships and helping others succeed, read on to learn more about the many B2B opportunities available from one side of the country to the other.
Allegra Network LLC provides digital and print marketing communications services including consultation, sales literature, direct mail, signs/banners, promotional products, website development, email marketing, and more. A recognized leader in business-to-business opportunities, Allegra focuses on helping businesses grow through unparalleled franchise support and training, a unique business model, and system profitability. Freedom, flexibility, opportunity, and success go hand-in-hand with being an Allegra franchise owner.
Allegra Network is seeking franchisees with experience as corporate executives, marketing professionals, and other entrepreneurs who want to take charge of their own futures. Some of the most important skills effective Allegra Network franchise owners possess are people skills, organizational ability, and an understanding of finance and marketing.
Bloomtools is a leading Canadian developer of professional, results-focused websites and Internet marketing tools, offering everything small to medium-sized businesses need to build and maintain a successful online presence.
Bloomtools Head Office provides a comprehensive initial training program for all franchisees, followed by ongoing training and business coaching. Franchisees also have access to a Franchise Support Manager, a team of support technicians, an online tool box, and an online knowledge base. To be part of the Bloomtools team, franchisees should have experience in sales, marketing, and using the internet, as well as a love for working with businesses and dedication to getting results for clients.
Crestcom International, ranked four times as the World’s #1 Management Training Franchise by Entrepreneur magazine, is changing the way business is done in more than 60 countries. For almost 30 years, Crestcom has trained executives across the globe from 75 per cent of Fortune Magazine’s “Most Admired Companies” in management, leadership, and sales. This franchise provides a highly rewarding career at the forefront of a $130-billion dollar industry that is in constant demand.
As a franchisee, you will sell and facilitate the Crestcom Bullet Proof® Manager program, which is a 12-month program covering two modules per month. Modules cover key leadership topics, such as strategic thinking, accountability, customer loyalty, and multi-generational leadership. Graduates of the Bullet Proof® Manager program are eligible to enroll in Crestcom Continuing Education, a quarterly class with never-before-taken modules. The Crestcom Continuing Education product provides you with a recurring client base and sustained revenue year over year.
Expense Reduction Analysts (ERA) is the b-to-b franchise for executives. ERA is an attractive business for individuals who want to leverage their career and build a consulting business within a network of likeminded professionals and with a solid 25-year-old brand. The Franchisee/Consultant has the possibility to do business development, project management and analysis and/or to work with other Franchisees/Consultants on a project basis.
ERA offers expense reduction in over 40 expense categories, which is currently the vastest offer in the market. ERA Franchisees/Consultants help clients optimize their overhead expenses and supply management on an attractive “No Savings, No Fees” model. While they find savings in most cases – those are split 50/50 between the client and the ERA Franchisee/Consultant. It’s a highly scalable business with no income cap. What ERA Franchise Owners most appreciate about ERA is: earning potential, flexible lifestyle, working with a supportive network, making a big impact, and being in control of their professional future.
Now more than ever, businesses look to FASTSIGNS® for innovative ways to connect with customers in a highly competitive marketplace. The franchise system’s high standards for quality and customer service have made FASTSIGNS the most recognized brand in the industry, driving significantly more traffic to the web than any other sign company.
FASTSIGNS has 400+ markets approved for development in the U.S. and Canada and is also seeking Master or Area Developer expansion in markets worldwide. As a FASTSIGNS franchise owner, your earnings potential is unlimited. And you’ll enjoy owning a business with low staffing requirements, B2B hours, attractive margins, strong brand name recognition, low inventory, and many other benefits.
Image360® is a sales-driven solutions provider in the areas of graphics, signage, and displays of virtually every description. An Image360® Centre is a full-spectrum provider of all types of visual communication products and services. Today’s sign shop is a quasi-advertising agency featuring full-color designs and graphics. The franchise ensures that every new centre is opened with state-of-the-art graphic equipment in order to meet the needs of everyone from the small business owner to corporate clientele.
Image 360 Owners, who are also called “Members”, are an integral part of their business communities. They participate in networking meetings, Chamber events, and interact with other business owners, entrepreneurs, and decision makers. The Image360 franchise member network is a diverse group of extroverts who relish promoting their Centre’s and the brand. The Image360 model is a great fit for individuals and families alike. Owners can be directly involved in sales, or because the operating model is flexible, they can hire account representative(s) to drive consultative sales, and then focus on managing operations, providing exceptional customer service and continuously improving efficiencies. The most successful franchise members are outgoing, positive, friendly people, with good communication skills.
Customers choose Instant Imprints when they want their businesses, schools, organizations or groups to be more visible to their customers. Instant Imprints creates that visibility with signs and banners, custom embroidery, custom t-shirts, promotional items, and digital printing.
Instant imprints is the first and only franchisee/franchisor owned franchise system. So when you join the franchise, you become a partner in its parent company with their stock program. Key benefits of an Instant Imprints franchise include high average transactions, a clean and professional work environment, professional client base, great training and partner mentoring program, terrific hours, small and scalable staffing requirements, low overhead, and minimal inventory. The ideal Instant Imprints franchise partner is resourceful with great customer service and communication skills, a positive mental attitude, enjoy being active in the local community, and won’t be afraid to make things happen.
InXpress Canada provides unique shipping solutions and savings for small and mid-sized businesses. Its world-class carrier partners like DHL do the pick-ups and deliveries, and InXpress does the customer service and invoicing. The customer gets the pricing, options, and personalized service usually reserved for large corporations, and franchisees save customers time, hassle, and money, while creating leveraged residual income.
Benefits of the InXpress franchise opportunity include low start-up costs, high residual income potential, no inventory required, and the ability to work from home. InXpress also provides comprehensive initial training, advice, and ongoing support from a dedicated business coach to get franchisees started, and to keep their businesses growing.
Jani-King is the world’s largest commercial cleaning franchise system with more than 9,000 franchisees in 14 countries. Founded in 1969, Jani-King provides daily, weekly, and monthly cleaning services to tens of thousands of customers. From the smallest office to the largest arena, Jani-King franchisees deliver dedicated cleaning, backed by a local support office that provides training, customer service, and quality control.
Jani-King has been doing business in Canada for more than 30 years and operates through a franchise model with over 650 franchisees nationwide. The company is seeking Franchise Partners interested in being in business for themselves, but not by themselves. The Jani-King model provides different plans depending on the goals you set for your business. Each plan provides a turnkey solution that will have you working with clients of your own quickly and earning a return on your investment.
JDI Cleaning Systems is an industry leader in commercial cleaning, office cleaning, and industrial cleaning with over 100 franchises in Canada. Since 1992, JDI Cleaning Systems has prided themselves on providing top notch cleaning services to thousands of companies. The franchise system recruits professional cleaners for their trustworthiness, reliability, dedication, and attention to detail.
As a JDI franchisee you can invest in a program that is best suited to you and then provides you with all the systems, support services, training, and professional advice you need to be successful. JDI is recognized as a leader in the commercial cleaning industry, with system wide sales in the millions of dollars, their franchisees deliver the best in service to their varied commercial clients. Commercial cleaning is growing at a record pace and JDI is ideally suited to take advantage of this growth.
Kwik Kopy Centres provide marketing and graphic communications services to small and mid-sized companies, as well as organizations and non-profits. These services include design, digital, mailing, marketing, printing, promotional products, and signs. A recognized leader in business-to-business opportunities, Kwik Kopy focuses on helping businesses grow through unparalleled franchise support and training, a unique business model, and system profitability.
A successful franchise system depends on a ‘partnership’ of complementary skills. It is the ideal way to combine the ambition and commitment of individuals with over 30 years of proven success, corporate resources, systems and strengths. Kwik Kopy’s consultative approach benefits franchisee, franchisor and clients, providing core business products of design, copy and print services along with signage and wide format production.
Metal Supermarkets is a Mississauga, Ontario-based franchisor of specialized metal distributors focusing on small quantities of virtually all types and forms of metals, custom cut to size, and featuring same-day service. Franchisees carry most standard shapes and grades of hot and cold rolled, aluminum, steel, stainless, brass, and copper, and will source material on demand. Value added services such as hole punching, shearing and bending are available at certain stores.
Metal Supermarkets is committed to offering entrepreneurial-minded business people the opportunity to be in business for themselves, but not by themselves. Your franchise investment guarantees you will have the equipment, inventory, and marketing campaigns you need to secure sales from opening day. This head start is one of many reasons why the Metal Supermarkets is one of the most stable opportunities to invest in.
Headquartered in Yorkton, SK, Postcard Portables is a provider of full-colour mini-billboard rentals, as well as other innovative signage and printed products. Postcard Portables is expanding throughout Canada, with franchise opportunities available for success-focused individuals wanting to invest a modest amount to join a highly respected brand with unlimited growth potential, work out of their home, set a flexible schedule, and enjoy a work/life balance.
Entrepreneurs choose to sign with Postcard Portables because they can operate their own business in approximately 60 to 90 days after signing the franchise agreement, and receive ongoing support with all aspects of their business. For more information, visit www.postcardportablesfranchise.com.
Print Three is an award-winning business service franchise that is focused on the rapidly expanding need for “on demand” digital imaging. Print Three franchises offer complete digital reproduction, design, finishing, fulfillment, and is the only print franchise with a fully integrated web-based ordering system. Print Three provides total imaging solutions for the corporate community both large and small.
The Print Three franchise program includes support for marketing, promotions, advertising, and web-based communications; décor; finance; inventory and supplies; new service development; the use, purchase, and maintenance of new technologies and equipment; location selection; outsourcing opportunities; and ongoing response to market research.
Signarama has been recognized as today’s top-rated franchise opportunity by the experts, including Entrepreneur magazine, which has ranked it No. 1 in its industry in the ‘Annual Top 500 Franchises’ issue for over a decade.
As a Signarama franchisee, you and a small staff can succeed in this business-to-business turn-key operation. Like no other sign franchise system, Signarama has a royalty cap which means the better you do, the more you can make! No prior experience required. Signarama’s training and support is world-class. Some of the benefits of the Signarama opportunity include the huge market of potential clients, access to a proven and tested turnkey business model, world-class support and training (no prior experience required), and an incredible network of established franchisee peers who are ready to help.
Speedpro Signs is a Canadian-owned company with its head office in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Speedpro began franchising in 1991, and today has 50 franchises, from Victoria to Newfoundland. The company offers two business models, both in the business services segment: Speedpro Signs, and now Speedpro Imaging.
Speedpro franchisees enjoy a proprietary marketing plan, 91 per cent client loyalty, exceptional gross margins, Monday to Friday operations with traditional business hours, unlimited growth capacity within the Speedpro Canada system, continuous growth in a weak economy, cost effectiveness (low employee and inventory requirements), and pride in belonging to the Speedpro Canada family.
Sculpture Hospitality is the largest network of industry consultants and they are endorsed by Jon Taffer from the popular show, Bar Rescue. They detect and resolve challenges in all phases of inventory: counting, controlling, ordering, and inventory analytics, using data to help bar/restaurant operators make better management decisions faster. Their clients vary from all categories: multi-unit bar and restaurant groups, neighborhood taverns, bowling alleys, nightclubs, concert venues, hotels, gentleman’s clubs, amusement parks, and national chain restaurant accounts. Sculpture Hospitality has service options that range from full service to shared inventory responsibilities and even a mobile inventory app for in-house inventory management. A solution for every bar or restaurant.
The Sculpture Hospitality franchise concept allows you to provide world-class inventory control and profit solutions to pubs, clubs, restaurant, hotels and bars. For over 30 years, their solutions have helped clients to dramatically reduce losses, grow their business and resolve operational issues whilst operating a highly profitable and sustainable business. With impressive growth in key markets, Sculpture Hospitality has roughly 400 franchisees, performing thousands of audits annually in 40+ countries across the world. You too can help new and old restaurants/bars service and thrive!
TaxAssist Accountants is an award-winning and innovative franchise from the United Kingdom that is now launching in Canada, on the back of successful expansion to Ireland and Australia. Established in the U.K. in 1995, TaxAssist Accountants has developed a strong brand and a robust business model, becoming the largest network of small business accountants in the U.K.
TaxAssist Accountants provides franchisees with a proven business model with a strong brand, comprehensive training on all aspects of the business, business development support and marketing materials, regular field visits, investment in research and design, and the opportunity to build a sustainable business with a proven exit strategy.
The UPS Store offers products and services designed to help small business owners run with the efficiencies big business enjoys, but without the big business investment. Digital printing, print finishing services, shipping and packaging services, and mailbox rentals are some of the services small businesses will find at any one of the more than 360 The UPS Store neighbourhood locations.
The UPS Store network has more than 35 years of franchising experience, which means that it has learned what works over the years, and franchisees can benefit from that knowledge. The UPS Store will provide extensive training and support to help franchisees run and grow their businesses from day one.
WSI Digital is an award-winning digital marketing franchise that works with businesses across all industries to help them connect with their customers online. Headquartered in Toronto, Canada, WSI has created the world’s largest network of Digital Marketing Consultants, with office locations spanning across 80 countries. They’ve been in business for more than 20 years and in that time have helped over 100,000 businesses with their digital marketing strategies.
WSI Digital franchisees enjoy minimal overhead costs, and set their own schedule. They are trained and certified as Digital Marketing Consultants, and maintain the status of trusted business advisors who specialize in making companies more profitable by providing advice, experts, and resources to help them succeed online. The WSI Internet franchise opportunity also includes one of the most complete and comprehensive training and certification programs available.