Top tips for franchise success
Ask a Franchise Consulting Expert: Why should I buy a franchise instead of starting my own business?
By: Shawn Saraga It’s important to ask yourself this critical question: “What is more important to me: establishing a more stable business, or doing things my own way?” Traditionally, independent business owners are interested in doing things their own way. This obviously works for thousands of entrepreneurs across the country; however, the failure rate is […]
By John Yiokaris and Faye Lucas Deciding to purchase a franchise is a complex process. After researching the business side of the investment, prospective franchisees should carefully review the franchise agreement with their legal advisors before signing it. Many franchisors will tell you that their franchise agreement is standard and non-negotiable, and that may […]
The Canadian Franchise Association has just released the 2016 edition of its annual FranchiseCanada Directory. New this year, we’ve broken up our directory into two sections: the main franchise directory and a special franchise support services supplement. The franchise directory features over 1,300 listings and includes both CFA members and non-members. With over 50 different […]