Special Franchise Focus: Award-Winning Franchises

June 24, 2019 admin

Since 1992, the Canadian Franchise Association (CFA) Awards of Excellence celebrate the best of Growing Together™ and the symbiotic partnership between franchisors and franchisees. Regardless of the size or concept, a strong relationship between the franchisor and franchisee is vital to a franchise system’s success. The 2019 CFA Awards of [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…]

Special Franchise Focus: Quick Service Restaraunts

October 30, 2018 admin

Every lunch hour throughout the country, thousands of hungry Canadians wrack their brains over what to eat. If they didn’t pack a lunch, they’ll likely make their way to one of Canada’s more than 75,000 food service franchise units. It’s a fact: Canadians love to dine with the franchise model. [read more…]

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Opportunity Saskatchewan: Your Franchising Journey Starts Here

October 23, 2018 admin

Interested in owning a franchise in Saskatchewan? Click here to download our FREE e-book! When it comes to realizing the dream of starting your own business, franchising is just the ticket! Entrepreneurial dreams become reality working with the franchise business model, which allows individuals with discipline, perseverance, and commitment, to [read more…]

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Special Franchise Focus: Casual Dining & Bars

December 20, 2017 admin

Canadians love going to a restaurant to eat a meal, with 18 million restaurant visits made every day across the country. Many of these outings are made to a full service restaurant, to celebrate an occasion, such as a birthday, work event, or family dinner. Moreover, Canadians’ preferred activity for [read more…]

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Special Franchise Focus: B2B Franchises

October 27, 2017 admin

While many franchise systems focus on delivering goods and services to consumers, there are also business-to-business (B2B) systems, which focus on providing services to a primarily corporate and commercial clientele. In 2015, 97.9 per cent of the businesses operating in Canada were small businesses. This considerable number of small businesses [read more…]