Special Franchise Focus: Award-Winning Franchises

June 24, 2019 admin

Since 1992, the Canadian Franchise Association (CFA) Awards of Excellence celebrate the best of Growing Together™ and the symbiotic partnership between franchisors and franchisees. Regardless of the size or concept, a strong relationship between the franchisor and franchisee is vital to a franchise system’s success. The 2019 CFA Awards of [read more…]

Promoted Story: Bento Sushi

June 24, 2019 admin

The art of preparing sushi is something traditional sushi chefs spend years perfecting. In sushi’s native Japan, becoming an “itamae” – sushi chef – requires decades of training and apprenticeship. When Canadians think of preparing sushi, they invariably envision a highly-skilled itamae working tirelessly behind the sushi bar of their [read more…]

Promoted Story: GetintheLoop Local

June 10, 2019 admin

As a franchisee with GetintheLoop Local, Kelsi Barclay is part entrepreneur, part treasure hunter. As she helps deliver Canada’s leading mobile marketing technology to businesses in the Calgary marketplace, Barclay has been excited to uncover local shopping gems every single day. “I’ve lived in this city for almost seven years [read more…]

Promoted Story: Snap-on Tools

April 26, 2019 admin

There are more than 33.7 million vehicles registered in Canada. With billions of kilometres on the odometers of those vehicles, Canadian drivers rely on the country’s more than 23,000 automotive repair and maintenance providers to keep those engines purring. And those hardworking auto mechanics with the know-how needed to service [read more…]

Promoted Story: Elite Trade Painting

April 26, 2019 admin

For those in the professional painting trade, there’s no better reward than seeing your crew transform a client’s home or business into a beautiful space. For franchisees with Halifax-based Elite Trade Painting, completing a successful painting job is a great source of personal reward. Luckily for them, there’s no short-age [read more…]

Promoted Story: ActionCOACH

February 26, 2019 admin

Investors considering buying a franchise or even starting their own business have many things to consider. How much can I earn? Will I enjoy this? Is this business recession-proof or will it crash and burn during the next recession? Will I be able to sell this for a significant multiple [read more…]

Promoted Story: Eat the Frog Fitness

February 26, 2019 admin

After taking home the gold medal in the 2008 Olympics, Decathlete Bryan Clay set his sights on his next big challenge: developing a unique fitness program that incorporates science-based periodization training for results and safety. He and co-founder Joe Culver took the leap and founded Eat the Frog. UPPING THE [read more…]

Concept of shop. Store with copy space board on the sky background.

Special Franchise Focus: Retail

February 20, 2019 admin

No matter the season or the economic climate, Canadians love to shop! In 2018, Statistics Canada reported retail trade sales of $51 billion across Canada in October alone. To put things into perspective, Canada‘s new cannabis retail trade, which is at this point in its infancy, was able to make [read more…]

Promoted Story: Chuck’s Roadhouse Bar and Grill

January 7, 2019 admin

When it comes to taking the family out for dinner, steak and lobster are often two menu items to be avoided by those looking to keep the tab low. Chuck’s Roadhouse Bar and Grill seeks to change that notion. One of the fastest growing franchise systems in Canada, the Chuck’s [read more…]

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