Franchise Articles

May 23, 2024

2024 franchising trends

As we reach the midpoint of the year, it is appropriate to reflect on the trends impacting Canadian franchises. . Growth areas Major growth areas include health and wellness,...
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May 7, 2024

Reflecting on digital innovations in...

Every May, we celebrate World Telecommunication Day. This year, the theme is Digital Innovation for Sustainable Development. There is no industry that remains untouched by digital innovations....
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Apr 18, 2024

Follow your dreams

Many people have grand ideas and aspirations but never achieve them because they are lacking a very basic principle: a plan. If you have decided to make the leap into entrepreneurship and become...
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Apr 2, 2024

The Importance Of Maintaining Cybersecurity

Sobeys, Safeway and Maple Leaf Foods hit the headlines [1] recently due to a spate of cybersecurity incidents, and this should be a wake-up call for franchises. Franchises handle large amounts of...
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Mar 21, 2024

The importance of pay transparency

Recent research has revealed that Canadian women are typically earning up to $3.79 less than their male colleagues per hour, [1] and this has raised many questions for employees across all...
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Mar 13, 2024

What we can learn from the Girl Guides

As Girl Guides across the globe gathered in person and in spirit on February 22 to reflect on World Thinking Day, we in the world of franchising consider the immense changes the girl guides have...
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Mar 5, 2024

Stay in compliance with employment laws

If you are planning to recruit any vacant positions you are holding in your workforce, now is a good time to refresh your memory when it comes to Canada's employment laws, particularly those that...
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Feb 27, 2024

Hit That New Franchisee Stride

It's not easy to be the new person in anything, and that includes being a new Canadian franchisee. No matter how much related experience you may have, you are very likely coming into the brand...
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Feb 22, 2024

Exclusive Supply Contracts

When buying into a franchise, a question that most people don't consider but probably should is how to source their products. Often, a franchisor will have preferred suppliers whose quality...
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Feb 16, 2024

Eco-friendly franchising

Increasingly, consumers are concerning themselves with the health of the planet and actively selecting products, services and brands that share their environmental ethos. This means that...
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