A Look at Provincial Legislation for Protecting Franchisees: New Brunswick

In our ongoing series exploring the various franchising laws in Canada, we’ve thus far looked at the franchising legislation of Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba and Ontario. These are four of the six provinces within Canada that have legislation specific to franchises. This month, we&rsq[...] Read more...

5 Fantastic Books Every Franchisee Should Read

Starting a business is a huge decision. Even if you decide to get a head start and join a franchise, you are taking a big risk. That’s why it’s always preferable to get some help when you’re taking this leap. Your franchise broker will obviously help you out and whatever franchi[...] Read more...

The Importance of Having Strong Corporate Culture in Franchising

Every business has a culture, whether it is carefully cultivated or whether it forms of its own volition. While it’s virtually impossible to force a culture onto a business, owners and managers can influence the type of culture that develops within their businesses through their actions and[...] Read more...

What you Need to Know About Pet Franchising in Canada

Pets are members of our family and they can cost a lot of money, but for those who have a flair for entrepreneurialism, you can actually make money from pets. One option is to train some animals to perform tricks and then go busking in the street with your act. But, another option is to open a pe[...] Read more...

How to Navigate a Franchise Renewal Agreement

Franchise renewals have many things to consider. For one, the market might be drastically different then when the initial franchise agreement was signed. Neither the franchisee nor the franchisor should enter into the renewal blindly. Both parties should plan accordingly so the negotiations go sm[...] Read more...