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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…]

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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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Made to Order: Fast Casual Food Franchises

December 18, 2017 admin

Found in the emerging dining space between quick service restaurants and casual dining restaurants, fast casual restaurants are offering Canadians a hybrid dining experience that offers the convenience of quick service, with a more inviting and leisurely atmosphere. Fast casual restaurants feature an ordering counter like in quick service, along [read more…]

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New Year, New Me, New Business

December 13, 2017 admin

With the year end fast approaching, many people will be setting new goals for 2018. Losing weight, saving money, or learning a new skill – everyone has something to accomplish. Setting personal goals is very valuable but, if you’re an owner of a franchise, what are some of your own [read more…]

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