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…]

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…]

Canada’s Green Rush

January 7, 2019 admin

When Bill C-45, the Cannabis Act, received royal assent in June of 2018, the Canadian government put the wheels in motion for the launch of what is likely to become a multi-billion dollar industry. This historic piece of legislation, which took effect on Oct. 17, enabled Canadians to legally possess, [read more…]

Let’s Get Digital

January 7, 2019 admin

As franchising options continue to evolve, untraditional concepts like business consulting, are finding a stronger foothold in the service space. In fact, an established brand with effective marketing strategies can create a strong system that aims to provide franchisees with a more successful consulting business than they’d be able to [read more…]

Road Warriors

January 7, 2019 admin

More than 33.7 million vehicles are registered in Canada, with billions of kilometres on their odometers. Routine maintenance, repair, quality parts, and knowledgeable service are vital to keep vehicles running at peak performance, creating a wide range of franchise opportunities within the automotive sector. Like any industry, Canada’s automotive maintenance [read more…]

2019 Franchising Trends Report

January 7, 2019 admin

Bringing with it a series of sweeping changes that set the industry on a new course, 2018 was nothing short of a whirlwind year for Canadian franchising. From the legalization of cannabis on Oct. 17, to drastic changes in consumer behavior, the 2017/2018 calendar year was one of transition and [read more…]

Everybody’s Gotta Eat

August 23, 2018 admin

“Everybody’s gotta eat, so it’s got to be good business – right?” It’s a rationale that franchise consultant Gary Prenevost hears often from newcomers contemplating a food service franchise. But with over 15 years of experience with the FranNet franchise consultancy, Prenevost has a measured response to that truism: “Just [read more…]

Global Franchise Flavours

August 23, 2018 admin

Canada’s diversity means a culinary trip to Mexico, France, Greece, and anywhere else you can imagine is just down the road. These food service franchises serving up tastes from around the world are bringing global flavours to their franchisees and guests. Crepe Delicious It was on the streets of Paris [read more…]

The CFA Guide to Food Service Franchise Models

August 23, 2018 admin

Some franchise models are very easy to define. Quick Service Restaurants (QSRs), for example, and, on the other end of the spectrum, fine dining. But then there are those in between, like fast casual, that sit somewhere in the middle. Below, Franchise Canada takes a look at four thriving restaurant [read more…]

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