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Is owning a food franchise the right fit for you?

Is owning a food franchise the right fit for you?

Franchise expert Ken Wither shares his experience on what makes a franchise succeed or fail
Free franchise expo to offer expert advice and industry connections

Free franchise expo to offer expert advice and industry connections

Huge event in Vancouver this weekend has 11 educational seminars and wide array of exhibitors including most major franchise brands
Sobeys expands FreshCo grocery banner to B.C.

Sobeys expands FreshCo grocery banner to B.C.

First Western Canadian FreshCo opens in Mission, with 11 more planned by year's end
Second Cup franchisees sue coffee chain

Second Cup franchisees sue coffee chain

“Second Cup does not use this money in an adequate manner to advertise and fails to fulfil its contractual,” read court documents
De Luca’s celebrates 50th with expansion into second location

De Luca’s celebrates 50th with expansion into second location

The 42,000-square-foot location is located in one of Winnipeg's newest and most affluent neighbourhoods
Tim Horton's plans to invade China

Tim Horton's plans to invade China

The Canadian coffee chain is taking its latest expansion efforts east
Ricky’s, Fatburger franchise owner buys Famoso

Ricky’s, Fatburger franchise owner buys Famoso

Entrepreneur Frank Di Benedetto’s FDF Restaurant Brandz set to close the deal on May 31
Leasing real estate for a franchise: location remains vital

Leasing real estate for a franchise: location remains vital

One thing both independent and franchise businesses have in common is that success can depend greatly on location
Calgary investment fund could help hard-hit retail franchises

Calgary investment fund could help hard-hit retail franchises

The economic development fund launched in mid-2017 may assist downtown franchises in finding or expanding space
Cara Operations buys steakhouse chain The Keg in $200M deal

Cara Operations buys steakhouse chain The Keg in $200M deal

The restaurant group will add 106 steakhouses to its portfolio of over 1,200 chain restaurants