Issue Focus: 2019 Franchising Trends 

As we put 2018 in the rear-view mirror, we look ahead to what is sure to be a banner year for the franchise industry. With the rise of digital marketing, the development of innovative new technologies, and the passing of landmark legislation in Canadian Parliament, 2019 is set to offer prospective franchisees a diverse range of exciting new investment opportunities.

The upcoming January/February issue of Franchise Canada – The Trends Issue – offers an exclusive look at what’s ahead for Canada’s franchising industry in 2019. This issue offers insight into Canada’s newly found recreational marijuana industry, a look at digital services franchises, expert advice from top franchise professionals, and so much more.  If your New Year’s resolution is to kick your franchising efforts into high gear in 2019, it’s a must read!

Watch for these informative features in our November/December 2018 issue:* 

Trends for 2019: Franchise Canada will explore the latest in Canadian franchising, providing a glimpse into the Canadian franchise industry as a whole, along with the franchisees who are fuelling its success. We’ll showcase categories that are experiencing growth, and highlight the emergence of franchises offering B2B digital marketing solutions.

Recreational Cannabis Franchises: Bill C-45, the Cannabis Act, received royal accent in June of 2018. This historic piece of legislation effectively put the wheels in motion for the launch of Canada’s legal recreational cannabis industry. Taking effect on Oct. 17, Bill C-45 enabled Canadians to legally possess, consume, and grow recreational cannabis. From retailers of water pipes and accessories to purveyors of a wide range of marijuana strain offerings, we take a look at three franchise systems that stand to benefit massively from Bill C-45 and the rise of Canada’s newest industry.

B2B Franchises Across Canada: Canadian businesses, especially small businesses, require a number of specialized services to meet their operational needs. We take you on a cross-country tour of B2B franchise opportunities, covering a range of sectors, from marketing and printing services, to signage and financial services, and so much more.

Veterans in Franchising: Success in the military is often achieved through the same qualities that translate to success in franchising – discipline, perseverance, commitment and an ability to work within an established system. In this feature, we meet a trio of franchisees who have leveraged the skills used in their military careers to become successful entrepreneurs. We also help you learn more about the CFA’s Military Veterans Program.

Buying a Franchise in Canada: For thriving franchisees looking to invest significant capital in a franchise system, becoming a Master Franchisee is a great option. Master Franchisees with a proven ability to manage multiple units can take their skills to another level by purchasing the rights to develop a franchise system within a defined territory. Franchise Canada profiles three Master Franchisees to highlight the benefits of becoming a high-level investor.

Plus a Special Franchise Focus on Full Service Restaurants and Dining Rooms!

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