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Q. As a prospective franchisee, what should I know about mediation and arbitration before I get started?

Every franchisee hopes to develop a successful, profitable, independent business following a unique and proven system operating under an established brand name. Every franchisor hopes that it has chosen qualified and energetic franchisees to operate successful businesses for a lengthy period of time.  Neither party expects to have a dispute [read more…]

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Bringing Franchising to the Trades

When a building developer embarks on a new project, their first thought isn’t necessarily about franchising, but Black Bear Trades is set to change that. Fifteen years ago, Director and Founder of Black Bear Trades, Sean Wark, started out in construction, working as a site superintendent. Nine years later, he [read more…]

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