Characteristics of a Strong Franchise

The Small Business Encyclopaedia defines franchising as: a continuing relationship in which a franchisor provides a licensed privilege to the franchisee to do business and offers assistance in organizing, training, merchand[...] Read more...

Five Questions to Ask Yourself Before Owning a Business

There are many exciting business opportunities in Canada – especially in the franchise sector. But many would-be franchisees get so caught up in the excitement of buying a business, that they may fail to ask several key questions before they take the plunge. Some will even purchase the busi[...] Read more...

Local Entrepreneur Provides Commercial and Residential Restoration Services

Pat Jacob opens PuroClean Restoration of Winnipeg East

At 19 years old, Pat Jacob joined a leading grocery and merchandise retailer. He worked for the company for 29 years, spending the last 15 years as an executive at the head office. Jacob had successfully acco[...] Read more...

Top Canadian Franchises; Why They Lead

Transitioning from the cumbersome shackles of corporate work to the spacious leg room of owning your own business is undoubtedly exhilarating. However, becoming an established franchisee is not merely a case of finally being able to set your preferred working hours. Behind each top Canadian franc[...] Read more...

Make Your Phone Work For You

By now we can’t imagine what our day would be like without our phones and the apps that power us through our day. Apps are the personal secretaries of our mobile world, make sure you have the apps that’ll pick up the slack and keep you on top of your game.

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