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…]

Franchise Fun: Symposium Cafe

October 21, 2019 admin

Symposium Cafe Restaurant & Lounge is a dining room franchise concept inspired by Raphael’s “School of Athens” Renaissance fresco, which shows a gathering of historical figures engaged in discussion. Created as a contemporary take on these ancient symposiums where people met to exchange ideas, Bill Argo, VP of Finance, describes [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…]

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…]

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…]

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…]

Franchise Fun: Prep’n Sell

August 26, 2019 admin

The Prep’n Sell system offers real estate agents and homeowners “one-call” access to a full spectrum of home improvement services and specialists, to assist in getting these properties ready for sale, says Prep’n Sell president David Collier. In other words, “we help sell homes faster for more money!” he explains. [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…]

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