Do You Have What it Takes to Succeed as a Franchisee?

October 30, 2018 admin

You’re ready to start a business, and have decided that the franchise business model is the right fit for you: you want to operate your own business, while having the support of an established system behind you. But before you get started and take that giant leap into franchise ownership, [read more…]

Q: How do I prepare for ALL phases of franchise ownership?

October 22, 2018 admin

IF YOU WANT TO START YOUR OWN BUSINESS, a franchise can be a great way to increase your chances of success. As a franchisee in a major network, you can expect to benefit from professional marketing, national advertising, specialized training, and centralized pur­chasing. As well, you are statistically more likely [read more…]

Q: What should I expect from working with a franchising consultant?

October 22, 2018 admin

THANKS TO THE INTERNET, folks searching for fran­chise opportunities have a virtually unlimited amount of information available at their fingertips. Franchisors are more creatively targeting online marketing and advertis­ing too. And, of course, there are still traditional options like trade shows. There is however a downside to this accessibility: information [read more…]

Welcome to Canada

October 22, 2018 admin

While the proven systems of franchising remove much of the uncertainty associ­ated with traditional business start-ups, a new venture still requires a certain level of courage, a willingness to take on financial risk and build something new. You might say that if there’s one group that’s already “been there, done [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…]

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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