It has been an especially standout year for food-related franchises in Canada. It’s not only the usual big name brands making waves here, but the country is attracting new ventures, including the likes of Burger Village and the beloved Filipino potato franchise, Potato Corner.
Although franchising is only the 12th biggest contributor to the Canadian economy, the industry is booming, with franchise101.net claiming a franchise operation launches every two hours, 365 days a year in the Great White North.
So, for this edition of the Wire, we thought we would gather all those golden nuggets of information and expert advice from those already franchising in this fascinating multicultural country to assist those planning to expand there.
A must-read article is franchise attorney Andrae Marrocco’s checklist of must-dos to prepare yourself for an adventure to the “frozen hockey rink”, while Edward Levitt looks at the flip side: how ready are Canadian franchises to expand internationally?
Whatever your role in franchising, I hope you enjoy reading this Wire report and find something of use and interest.
“...a franchise operation launches every two hours, 365 days a year in the Great White North”