Emerging System: Driven by Principles

Sometimes a great business idea is right under your nose. Or, in the case of line painting and parking lot maintenance company EverLine Coatings and Services, right under your feet. Company president John Evans became familiar with the franchise model while running a painting company while pursuing his university degree. [read more…]

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Emerging System: WeBuyUrRide

A few years ago, a group of car enthusiasts realized there were only two avenues to sell a vehicle in Canada: you could either sell it privately, or take it to a dealership. Selling privately presents several challenges, most notably the large time commitment involved, and the safety concerns that [read more…]

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Emerging System: Ctrl V

December 20, 2017 Canadian Franchise Association

In January 2016, at the annual Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, the founders of what would come to be known as Ctrl V heard some of the most exciting news in their careers: virtual reality (VR) would soon be available to consumers. Ryan Brooks (CEO), Robert Bruski (CFO), and [read more…]