Franchise News


Oct 4, 2006

Starbucks Enters the Battle of the Breakfast

2007 is looking to be the start of the “Breakfast Wars” Coffee behemoth STARBUCKS is stepping into the dash for your breakfast dollar with plans to offer toasted muffin sandwiches and more during the...
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Oct 4, 2006

Chairman''s Brand Grows on Spending Spree

The parent company of Coffee Time, Chairman''''s Brand Corporation of Toronto Ontario is recently announced its purchase of the Afton Food Group, bringing 128 units of Robin's Donuts, 85 units of 241...
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Oct 3, 2006

Extreme Pita to Launch Manhattan Store

The move from Mississauga to Manhattan has taken The Extreme Pita nearly ten years but the Canadian fast-food chain says it'''s on the brink of a breakthrough. The franchise company, which until...
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Sep 27, 2006

McDonald''s Dividend Upped Nearly 50%

The Board of Directors at McDonald''s (NYSE:MCD) approved a dividend increase of nearly 50% today, increasing the annual dividend from 67 cents to $1.00 per share. This dividend will be payable on...
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Sep 17, 2006

Century 21 expanding in Nova Scotia

CENTURY 21 recently announced the expansion of CENTURY 21 Bayside Real Estate Inc. on Cape Breton Island, NS. Located in Boularderie. The Boularderie East location will continue operating as a branch...
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Sep 3, 2006

Subway: Coming Soon to a Niche Near You

Who has the highest number of franchise units in Canada? If you said McDonald’s you guessed wrong. It’s Subway, with 2168 outlets compared to 1,375 for McDonald’s. According to the Wall Street...
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Aug 25, 2006

Management Reshuffled at McDonald’s

Executive changes are expected at McDonald'''s Corporation after July saw the lowest level of sales growth in three years. The first such move was Wednesday. The Associated Press reports that...
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