The First Year: The Rise of a Superhero

February 20, 2019 admin

The first time Jody Anderlich heard about Lice was when one of her six kids had lice. “At the time I was providing foster care for four girls and I have two boys of my own. One of the kids had lice and it slowly spread to the rest [read more…]

Millennials in Franchising: Rising to the Challenge

February 20, 2019 admin

If there’s one thing that sealed the deal for prospec­tive franchisee Cotie Drinkwater when he was consid­ering investing in a TWO MEN AND A TRUCK Canada franchise, it was the people. “The company culture was something I’d never seen before,” he boasts. “I had never seen so many people so happy [read more…]

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Special Franchise Focus: Retail

February 20, 2019 admin

No matter the season or the economic climate, Canadians love to shop! In 2018, Statistics Canada reported retail trade sales of $51 billion across Canada in October alone. To put things into perspective, Canada‘s new cannabis retail trade, which is at this point in its infancy, was able to make [read more…]

Celebrating International Women’s Day

February 20, 2019 admin

On March 8, the world celebrates International Women’s Day, an initiative to hon­our the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women across the world. In the spirit of International Women’s Day, Franchise Canada recognizes the female members of the Canadian franchising community. More and more entrepreneurial women are entering [read more…]

Healthy Drinks, Cool Treats

February 20, 2019 admin

While Canadians are becoming increasingly health-conscious, they are also always on the go. When it comes to cramming a delicious bite to eat into the hectic schedules of busy Canadians, juice and yogurt often fits the bill. Franchise systems in the juice and frozen yogurt sectors offer consumers a vast [read more…]

Fitness Franchises Across Canada

February 20, 2019 admin

Canadians are an active bunch. According to Stats Canada, more than 16.2-million Canadians aged 12 and over reported participating in at least 150 minutes of moderate to vigorous intensity aerobic physical activity per week. This bodes well for franchise systems that give Canadians of all ages a place to pump [read more…]

Healthy Habits

February 20, 2019 admin

Today’s health-conscious consumers know food. With the rise in restaurants offering fresh, convenient and affordable options on the menu, stopping for a quick bite never tasted so good. Cultures When Cultures came on the scene in the 1980s, it quickly became known for its sandwiches and legendary smoothies. Fast forward [read more…]

Reimagining the Canadian Cafe

February 19, 2019 admin

Ask most so-called coffee experts about the origins of the premium coffee franchise, and they’ll probably go on about Starbucks and Seattle. The little kiosk that opened in the Scarborough Town Centre in 1975 in Toronto rarely gets mentioned. That’s too bad, because that first Second Cup was Canada’s own [read more…]

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