Franchise Fun: THE TEN SPOT®

January 17, 2020 admin

THE TEN SPOT® is a beauty bar specializing in manicures, pedicures, waxing, and laser treatments with its ‘anti-spas’ located across North America. “Our mission is to make everyone feel like a 10, and we do this because we know our stuff. We’re freaky clean and we’re all about our guests!” [read more…]

Franchise Fun: Symposium Cafe

October 21, 2019 admin

Symposium Cafe Restaurant & Lounge is a dining room franchise concept inspired by Raphael’s “School of Athens” Renaissance fresco, which shows a gathering of historical figures engaged in discussion. Created as a contemporary take on these ancient symposiums where people met to exchange ideas, Bill Argo, VP of Finance, describes [read more…]

Franchise Fun: Prep’n Sell

August 26, 2019 admin

The Prep’n Sell system offers real estate agents and homeowners “one-call” access to a full spectrum of home improvement services and specialists, to assist in getting these properties ready for sale, says Prep’n Sell president David Collier. In other words, “we help sell homes faster for more money!” he explains. [read more…]

Franchise Fun: Tan on the Run

June 24, 2019 admin

From Paulie Shore to Kate Beckinsale, Tan on the Run has spray-tanned some pretty big names. Describing herself as ambitious, calm, and thankful, Nicole Hyatt, the CEO of Tan on the Run – a franchise concept that provides luxury, hypoallergenic, and cruelty-free mobile spray tanning services – has grown the [read more…]

Franchise Fun: 3rd Degree Training and Actual Nutrition

April 22, 2019 admin

Staying fit and maintaining a healthy lifestyle takes passion, optimism, and of course, energy. Franchising is no different. Backed by these three qualities that are conducive to both physical fitness and success in the franchise industry, 3rd Degree Training and Actual Nutrition Co-Owner and Co-Founder Steve Collette has helped grow [read more…]

Franchise Fun: Fire-Alert

February 20, 2019 admin

When Fire-Alert Franchising Ltd.’s co-owner Sylvain Houle describes himself as a family man, he’s not kidding. Fire-Alert, a mobile fire protection company specializing in professional and efficient inspections, has been fighting fires for more than 35 years. In 2008, Sylvain’s father Yvan Houle franchised the concept in Ottawa and the [read more…]

Franchise Fun: Lawrence Eade, Wok Box Fresh Asian Kitchen

January 7, 2019 admin

Lawrence Eade is the Chief Executive Officer of Wok Box Fresh Asian Kitchen, one of the fastest growing, diverse Asian-style cuisine franchises in North America. While also being quick-witted and engaging, Lawrence describes himself as “tall”, which is a good attribute for the CEO of any company to have. His [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…]

Franchise Fun: Bobbi Sullivan, Mr. Rooter

August 24, 2018 admin

Passionate and deliberate is how Bobbi Sullivan describes herself. Sullivan, a Franchise Consultant for Dwyer Group, also describes herself as “saucy” (a nod to her Newfoundland friends). In Newfie speak, “saucy” best describes someone with attitude and tenacity. These attributes have served Sullivan well in her role of Franchise Consultant [read more…]

Franchise Fun: Jeff Cooke, Bark Busters

June 25, 2018 admin

Bark Busters is the franchise for dog lovers, and makes having a dog more enjoyable, says Owner, President, and Master Trainer Jeff Cooke. According to Cooke, the fetching franchise solves behavioural issues that cause stress and frustration in our relationships with our dogs, using an in-home, customized, and highly-effective approach. [read more…]

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