29 May 2013
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Franchise Opportunities in Ontario

As the Canadian economy continues to do well more and more US based franchise brands are looking to the North to set up operations. For many years Canadian demographics and populations densities created a perception in US franchisors that the Northern Neighbor didn’t have a whole lot to offer. Many franchise concepts require territories with […]


18 May 2013
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Panda Express Franchise

Are You Interested in Opening a Panda Express Franchise? The Panda Express Story Panda Express is a success story that shows how hard work and belief in a concept can do great things. In 1973 Mr. Andrew Cherng opened the first Panda Inn in Pasadena California beside his father, Master Chef Ming-Tsai Cherng. Panda Inn […]


16 May 2013
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How Much Does it Cost to Buy a Franchise?

Initial investment amounts for franchises vary greatly. There will typically be 2 components involved in the franchise acquisition process, the franchise fee itself as well as any equipment, inventory or build out costs if applicable. Using McDonald’s as an example we see that their standard franchise fee is relatively low at only $45,000. This figure […]


5 May 2013
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Travel Business Franchise

Cruise Planners Franchise Review Many people today are seeking the advantages that a franchise offers but are prevented from doing so by the high price tag involved. Aligning oneself with a well known brand can often cost in the millions. The well known food chain with the big “M” is not an investment for the […]


4 May 2013
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Edmonton Franchise

Franchises for Sale in Edmonton, Alberta If you are presently residing in Edmonton you have undoubtedly experienced the strong business growth environment spurred on by the oil sector. As a result we have several well established, historically profitable franchises that are seeking representation within the Edmonton market. Preference given to individuals or investor groups with […]


4 May 2013
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Calgary Franchise

Franchise for Sale Calgary AB As franchise brokers we currently represent close to 500 of the Nations successful franchises. Many of them have expressed an interest in opening Unit and Master Franchise locations within the Calgary Alberta market. Our contacts represent virtually every franchise segment including food service, retail, green technology, sales & Corporate, as […]


11 October 2012
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Understanding Franchise Earnings Disclosure or Item 19

At some point during the franchise acquisition process the franchisor will furnish the prospective buyer with their FDD – the franchise disclosure document. Franchisors are required by law to provide this document which lists virtually everything pertaining to the franchise operations down to the smallest detail. Any ongoing lawsuits will require to be disclosed, the […]


30 September 2012
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Conflicting Information in the Franchise Industry – What is the Truth?

Franchise Industry Statistics A not so recent study (which many franchise industry “experts” still quote as gospel today) Indicated that 92% of all franchise owners were happy with their decision. That is quite Bullish news for franchising indeed.  But like any worthy internet meme these statistics have permeated the industry with overzealous Franchisors and brokers […]