High Expectations for 2015
After another record year, Forbes predicts that unless the political landscape for franchising changes, 2015 will be a year characterized by high growth within the franchising industry. The economy is expected to grow by about 3.1% while our industry
Game Changer in the Restaurant Industry
The Making Healthier Choices Act (MHCA) introduced by the Ontario government is one step closer to becoming a reality. If the bill passes, it will require all restaurant chains in the province to post their food and beverage caloric content on
Franchising: Get Them While they’re Young
The Globe and Mail reports on why young entrepreneurs are veering from the typical course and instead pursuing small business ownership through franchising.
Harvey’s is Innovating How We Build
Harvey’s built its first restaurant using the modular construction method! The new Grande Prairie store was built using this method, saving the franchisees both time and money by building off site (thereby bypassing winter costs and delays) and
CARA’s Won More Bragging Rights!
After surveying over 6000 Canadians Brand Spark has granted CARA multiple awards based on the food at our restaurants! Harvey’s won best tasting veggie burger, while Swiss Chalet came out with the best fries, best lunch, and best healthy items! M
Searching for a Site for Your Franchise?
Entrepreneur.com explains the top three tips in finding the perfect site for your franchise – including how the franchisor should help. Interested in what the process at CARA looks like? Give us a call at 905-760-2244 ext. 2255.
So You Are Pursuing a Franchise. Now What?
An integral part of the franchising process is the 14-day cooling off period when you receive the Franchise Disclosure Document. This lengthy document outlines the history of the company and its leadership. Entrepreneur.com takes on the task of exp
Looking for Some Fast Franchise Facts?
According to the CFA, franchised businesses account for 40% of all retail sales. Franchising directly employs over 1,000,000 people and franchising accounts for 10% of Canada’s GDP. Want in? Call us at 905-760-2244 ext. 2255.
How to create a good franchisee/franchisor relationship
Franchising World takes a look into how to create a healthy zor-zee relationship by following seven golden principles.
Globe and Mail Takes on Franchising 101
Get to know the basics of franchising before diving in with a franchisor! Globe and Mail explains the questions you need to ask prior to opening your own franchise.