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How to tell if a Canadian Franchise Location will be Successful

So you’ve decided to purchase a Canadian franchise and possibly you have a choice between a number of locations. How can you know which is best? After all, location plays a huge role in consumer driven industries. While the franchisor may have done much of the hard work for you, it’s still important to take a [...]

Want to Own a Franchise in Canada? Speak to the Pros!

So you’ve finally decided to throw in the corporate towel and become your own boss. Congratulations, you’ve made the decision to join a growing number of Canadians who run their own business! Now the real work begins, so get ready to roll up your sleeves and do your homework. Remember the scene from the movie [...]

Canada’s Franchise Expert Weighs in on Opportunities in the Franchise Industry for Young Entrepreneurs with The Globe and Mail

  Gary Prenevost, Canada’s Franchise Expert, spoke with The Globe and Mail about the benefits and challenges of investing in a franchise as a young entrepreneur “We see it as a shifting trend (young people buying franchises),” Mr. Prenevost says. “After four years of university, people are graduating with MBAs, expecting to ‘pick and choose’ [...]

The Pros and Cons of Franchise Ownership

Franchising is way more than food and retail! There are over 1000 franchise concepts in Canada today covering over 50 different industries, meaning there are a vast number of franchising opportunities that can enable you to own your own business. As I’ve said many times before, just because something is franchised, this doesn’t mean that [...]