Top Canadian Franchises in 2011


Date: NOV 15th, 2011

Topic: Industry Experts

Despite the economic downturn of the last couple years, franchising in Canada has remained a dominating force. If you’ve ever thought of getting into business for yourself, franchising remains the safest way to do so. A great place to start your search is with Canada’s top performing franchises for 2011:

Anytime Fitness is not only the largest, but also the fastest-growing fitness franchise in the world. The alternative to over-sized and over-priced health clubs, providing a viable business model for independent franchisees and affordable fitness options… Read More.

The SUBWAY® franchise is the largest restaurant chain in North America and is poised to become the l argest restaurant chain in the world. The SUBWAY® franchise system places a focus on making great sandwiches.…

With a Snap-on franchise, you'll sell the #1 branded product in the category, Snap-on Tools. And you'll have a solid foundation of existing and potential customers to call on… Read More.

With nearly 2000 locations worldwide, Snap Fitness is the fastest growing franchisor of complete state-of-the-art fitness centers. Contact us today to learn more about this healthy business opportunity… Read more.

Enormous strength, limitless potential and unparalleled brand recognition. Over 5900 locations worldwide. Digital print & photocopy (Colour & B/W) Worldwide courier, packaging & mail receiving services… Read more.

Padgett Business Services is Canada’s leading supplier of Small Business services. For 45 years, we have catered to the individual needs of Small Business owners through a network of over 400 local owner-operated offices… Read More.

Minuteman Press International is a full service printing and graphics franchise offering a complete range of services from graphic design to multicolor capabilities. Primarily geared to the business and commercial community, a virtual one-stop center for all your printing and graphic needs…

Rated the #1 franchise in the industry for more than 10 years. Aamco has been the experts in transmissions and complete car care since 1962. Now expanding dramatically in Canada…

Maid Brigade is a residential cleaning service with over 400 professional cleaning franchise locations operating in the US and Canada. We have remained at the forefront of our industry, commanding a growing market share every year we've been in business…

Better Ingredients. Better Pizza. Papa John’s is the most quality-focused pizza company in the world with a simple formula for success: focus on one thing – quality - and do it better than anyone else…

Franchising in Canada accounts for 10% of our GDP, 40% of retail sales and employs over 1 million Canadians. With over 78,000 franchise units across Canada, is there any doubt there is a franchise out there with your name on it? View our Franchise Directory to start your journey towards self-employment today.

Source for Top Franchises of 2011: Entrepreneur Magazine