Welcome to Canada

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

“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…]

Franchising for New Canadians

If you’re an entrepreneurial New Canadian, franchising might just be the perfect path to business ownership in Canada. As a franchisee, you own and operate your own business, but also have the support of an established system behind you, so you don’t have to go it alone. While you’ll be [read more…]

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5 Ways to Wow Franchisors

December 19, 2017 Canadian Franchise Association

As a prospective franchisee, you’ll be investigating franchise opportunities, learning the ins and outs of the brands that have attracted your interest. At the same time, those franchise systems will be conducting their own due diligence on you, making sure that granting you a franchise location would be in both [read more…]

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Plan for Success

November 10, 2017 Canadian Franchise Association

In the process of building and financing your franchise, a business plan is a crucial step. By laying out the goals of your franchise in a step-by-step manner, you can envision the exact methods and processes through which you will succeed. Most importantly, it will give the banks, investors, and [read more…]

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