Giving Back: Right at Home

October 21, 2019 admin

Many people contribute to a charitable cause without ever seeing firsthand how the efforts are helping those in need. But last year, Dani DePetrillo, chief operating officer of Right at Home Canada, which provides in-home care and support, got to witness something “tremendous.” DePetrillo was in Costa Rica as part [read more…]

Iconic Brand: Dairy Queen

October 21, 2019 admin

When I was a kid, one of my favourite family rituals was going for a Sunday drive. Before we headed home we would stop for ice cream – a vanilla cone with the signature ‘swirl’ (or ‘Q’) on top. Mine is the kind of story that Dairy Queen franchisee Marc [read more…]

Recognizing Excellence

October 21, 2019 admin

Awarded to those who received the highest scores from their franchisees, the Canadian Franchise Association (CFA) Awards of Excellence in Franchising are the pinnacle of franchise achievement in Canada. To reflect the wide range of franchise opportunities and to enable franchise systems to be rated against their peers, entries are [read more…]

Family-Friendly Dining Franchises Across Canada

October 21, 2019 admin

Canadians love dining out at restaurants, and this is often a family affair. When youngsters are in the mix, however, the restaurant needs to have the right offer, and dining room franchises across the country are heeding this call by providing kid-friendly lunch and dinner menus that cater to this [read more…]

Established Enterprises

October 21, 2019 admin

When we look at established systems with hundreds of locations, it’s natural to wonder about their recipe for success. Is it the products and services? The consistent operations? The brand recognition? Grant Bullington, franchise consultant at FranNet, says an established organization can offer great benefits to franchisees. “First, there isn’t [read more…]

Honouring Franchisee Excellence

October 21, 2019 admin

Each year, the Canadian Franchise Association (CFA) recognizes the achievements and efforts of franchises through the CFA Awards of Excellence, and for the first time this year, the CFA also honoured the achievements of exemplary franchisees. The Franchisee of the Year award was presented to six franchisees who have demonstrated [read more…]

Top of the Franchise Class

October 21, 2019 admin

On April 8th, franchisors and franchisees from across the country gathered in Niagara Falls, Ontario for the Canadian Franchise Association’s (CFA) annual Awards of Excellence gala. As always, it was the most anticipated event in Canadian franchising of the year, and it turned out to be one of the most [read more…]

Promoted Story: Wild Wing

August 26, 2019 admin

Wild Wing is all-in when it comes to wings, with 101 different flavours and two different types of 100 per cent Canadian wings. It’s also all-in when it comes to franchising, with a new partnership and a new look, along with other benefits that are bringing more franchisees into the [read more…]

Promoted Story: Mr. Greek

August 26, 2019 admin

Every great team, every once in a while, takes a step back to take stock, get its bearings, and make some purposeful decisions about its future path. This past year, Mr. Greek has done just that, and the brand is now moving forward with a renewed vision and energy. “We [read more…]

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