Families Who Franchise Together

January 2, 2020 admin

Franchising is an increasingly appealing model for families who want to operate businesses together. With the extraordinary array of franchise opportunities and the flexibility and independence that franchises provide, it’s no surprise that these four franchising families have found success together. 3rd Degree Training Holly and Chris Isnor, a husband-and-wife [read more…]

The First Year: Dealing with Disaster

October 21, 2019 admin

When disaster strikes – whether it be flooding, fire, or mould – property owners in Calgary, Alberta have Restoration 1 franchisee David Ma to call upon to take care of the situation. Restoration 1 is a remediation and restoration service that sends employees to assess damage and restore the property [read more…]

A Day in the Life: On Top of the World

October 21, 2019 admin

No two days are alike for award-winning Triple O’s franchisee Teresa Troock. Some days, she’s up early at her Surrey, British Columbia restaurant helping employees serve guests. Other days, she’s doing everything from setting big business goals to researching market trends to ensuring that her restaurant is running smoothly. But [read more…]

Millennial Motivation

October 21, 2019 admin

Every issue, Franchise Canada features a successful millennial franchisee, who shares their franchise story, and how being a young franchisee has impacted their experience. We’ve featured some exciting stories over the past year and are highlighting the key takeaways and tips from these franchisees in this Excellence in Franchising issue. [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…]

A Day in the Life: Building a Bright Future

August 26, 2019 admin

When Arturo Ortiz first met Hickory Dickory Decks owner Tom Jacques, one of the first things the prospective franchisee mentioned was his lack of building experience. Prior to researching franchise opportunities, Ortiz had spent the eight years working for a hospitality chain in Toronto. With virtually no knowledge on decks [read more…]

The First Year: The Power of the Speedpro Network

August 26, 2019 admin

No one can say that Kevin and Kim McKenzie didn’t do their homework before buying their Speedpro Imaging franchise. Back in 2017, the former pharmaceutical sales and marketing consultant and his wife attended a two-day franchise show, researched tons of franchise opportunities, and met with a number of different franchise [read more…]

A Day in the Life: The Fine Print

June 24, 2019 admin

For Ryan Nisbet, owner of a Print Three franchise in Burlington, Ontario, the road to franchisee was not a clear cut path. He says that he fell into franchising after working with his father on a business deal that didn’t go through. Afterwards, their accountant approached them with an opportunity [read more…]

The First Year: Printing a Ticket for Success

June 24, 2019 admin

KKP franchisee Amber Shah began her career in banking with HSBC, moving up within the company very quickly before taking on a position at Deloitte as part of their Knowledge Manage-ment team. With all of that finance experience behind her, she says, “I became absorbed by the idea of owning [read more…]

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