Photo of Peter Nahas from Mezza Lebanese Kitchen

Millennials in Franchising: Mezza Lebanese Kitchen

June 7, 2017 admin

Five years ago this summer, Peter Nahas was ready to make a move from his hometown of Halifax, Nova Scotia to a new one in Ottawa, Ontario. Master’s degree in public administration in hand, he was ready for a new adventure. But then, after a conversation with his dad, Elias, [read more…]

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Millennials in Franchising: A&W

March 9, 2017 admin

When Barmil Mallhi says that she loves change, she really means it. It’s a trait that she attributes to being part of the millennial generation, and it’s what drove her to pack up and leave Winnipeg, Manitoba with her husband and five-year-old daughter to pursue the dream of opening her [read more…]

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Canada has the world’s top young franchisors

March 9, 2017 admin

Earlier this year, Jennifer Turliuk, CEO of Canadian franchise MakerKids, won the Grand Prize in the 2017 NextGen in Franchising Global Competition, edging out over 400 young franchisors from around the world. This was the third consecutive Grand Prize win for Canada, with John Evans of EverLine Coatings and Services [read more…]

Jose Miguel Aguila, Booster Juice Franchisee

January 2, 2017 admin

For Booster Juice franchisee Jose Miguel Aguila, franchise ownership has been a goal since childhood. “Starting a business from scratch is all about generating an idea and making it marketable and that’s very difficult,” he explains. “As a franchisee, the brand is already established so it mitigates the risks and [read more…]

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