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FranNet July Featured Opportunity

FranNet Featured Franchise Opportunities: We represent over 60 franchise concepts and are seeing a high level of interest in the following opportunity. While this may be of specific interest to you, FranNet’s process is to help our clients to build their ideal business model before ever making introductions to specific franchisors. If you are interested [...]

FranNet Featured Opportunities

FranNet Featured Franchise Opportunities: We represent over 60 franchise concepts and are seeing a high level of interest in the following opportunities.  While these may be of specific interest to you, FranNet’s process is to help our clients to build their ideal business model before ever making introductions to specific franchisors. If you are interested [...]

How FranNet the Canadian Franchise Association & Others Help Veterans Succeed in their Civilian Lives

November means Remembrance Day here in Canada and we hope you all have your poppies pinned on to show support for all the veterans out there as well as those who gave their lives for Canada and current members of the military. At FranNet, we do our part to help veterans by assisting them in [...]

By |2018-11-07T10:34:00+00:00November 7th, 2018|Categories: General|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Millennials and Franchising

In the past four years, millennials—those born between 1981 and 1996—have gone from three per cent of my incoming clientele to 20 per cent. Millennials are an emerging force in the franchise industry, and FranNet is actively working with this influential group of future franchisees. What’s behind this mutual attraction? Millennials’ job criteria Though unemployment is [...]

By |2019-06-14T17:25:40+00:00October 26th, 2018|Categories: Blogs|Tags: |

Women in Franchising

FranNet research reveals that between 2011 and 2017, female franchise ownership in the US and Canada jumped by 83 percent, while male ownership increased by only 13 percent. This startling conclusion is backed by a report from the International Franchise Association (IFA) indicating a rise in women-owned franchise businesses of almost 50 percent since 2012. [...]

By |2019-06-14T17:25:41+00:00August 13th, 2018|Categories: Blogs|Tags: |

Why (not) start a lawn & garden franchise this summer?

franchise this summer? Summer is beginning its wind down for the year and that means shedding some tears for many Canadians as the days start to get shorter, but before you start to despair about being buried under a pile of snow, remember that it’s not too late to get a lawn and garden franchise up [...]

Just how big is franchising in Canada?

The “franchise industry” is often spoken of in Canada, but the truth is that franchising stretches across nearly every industry. It plays an integral role in the Canadian economy and employs loads of people in this country. But, just how big is it? Let’s take a look at the numbers from the Canadian Franchising Association [...]

By |2018-07-11T14:34:44+00:00July 11th, 2018|Categories: General|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Is This The Year You Become A Franchise Entrepreneur?

  Don’t try to fit the business, make the business fit you. Are you one of the millions of Canadians who have been taking stock of your career options this January? Typically after the holiday season, the back-to-work blues tempt us to dream of a life beyond the 9-to-5 corporate job; with more flexibility, fewer [...]

Trends for 2018: Franchises led by millennials and women poised to grow despite minimum wage hike and SME tax reforms

As the cost of living rises more Canadians are looking for alternative sources of income. Statistics Canada’s consumer price index (CPI) shows price of goods has increased by 16 per cent over the last decade, leaving Canadians with less money to build their wealth. As a result of these factors, more Canadians are considering franchise [...]