Giving Back: Subway Canada

August 26, 2019 admin

For some people, a sub is just a sandwich, but through Subway® Canada’s partnership with Food Banks Canada, these quick service offerings are helping to fight hunger in communities all across the country. Before 2016, Subway® franchise owners gave locally within their individual communities across the country, and the World [read more…]

Iconic Brand: Pizza Pizza

August 26, 2019 admin

Canadians love their pizza. It’s a fun food, and a way to come together and enjoy a meal, watch a game or celebrate life’s moments. Pizza is a party! As Pizza Pizza celebrates more than 50 years, find out why this iconic brand is upper crust in the industry. A [read more…]

Leadership Profile: Brian Leon, Choice Hotels

August 26, 2019 admin

It’s not often that the head of a franchise company can boast the kind of franchise lineage enjoyed by Brian Leon, president of Choice Hotels Canada. Leon’s father, after all, was the man who introduced one of the world’s most legendary franchise brands to Canada – Kentucky Fried Chicken – [read more…]

Diverse Tastes

August 26, 2019 admin

Canada is one of the most diverse nations in the world. There’s perhaps no better measure of a nation’s ethnic diversity than its food offerings. Take a stroll down any major street in the country – from Halifax to Vancouver – and you’re sure to find a wide range of [read more…]

Hitting the Sweet Spot

August 26, 2019 admin

Canadians have always had a sweet tooth, and typically we’ve always wanted our desserts after a meal. But new market research shows that’s changing, as we now increasingly see it as an anytime occasion. No wonder there’s been a boom in dessert-specific franchises that can satisfy our cravings when and [read more…]

Packing a Plant-Based Punch

August 26, 2019 admin

Whether it’s to meet dietary restrictions, as part of a lifestyle change, or due to environmental concerns, more and more Canadians are seeking out vegan-friendly food options. As a result, plant-based proteins are popping up on restaurant menus from coast to coast. Some have been serving plant-based products for years, [read more…]

Expanding One Slice at a Time

August 26, 2019 admin

This June marks the one-year anniversary of FDF Brandz acquiring Famoso Italian Pizzeria + Bar, and the party is just getting started. “Our acquisition of Famoso was done with the intended strategy of acquiring a well-positioned, emerging growth brand that we could strategically revamp, putting it on a course of [read more…]

Giving Back: Pacini

June 24, 2019 admin

Love the Food, Love the People. It’s a simple slogan, and yet for Pacini, these words are at the heart of everything they do. For nearly 40 years, the franchise has been doing more than serving Canadians authentic Italian cuisine. In fact, taking care of others and giving back to [read more…]

Iconic Brand: Hallmark Canada

June 24, 2019 admin

When looking to show a loved one or friend that they truly care – through the good times and the bad – Canadians invariably think of Hallmark Canada’s network of Hallmark Gold Crown® stores, where meaningful gifts of social expression delivered with personalized service is the name of the game. [read more…]

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