Canadian Franchise

#1 Mexican Fast Casual Franchise QDOBA Sees Explosive Growth

QDOBA Mexican Eats® (QDOBA) has long been a key player in the fast casual franchising space. Voted the #1 Mexican Fast Casual Franchise for the fourth consecutive year by USA Today 10 Best, it’s no surprise that the brand continues to sign multi-unit development deals. This includes recently closing the largest deal in its history… Continue reading #1 Mexican Fast Casual Franchise QDOBA Sees Explosive Growth

Big Frog Custom T-Shirts & More Makes a Splash in Edmonton

A ripple began in the franchise pond when Big Frog Custom T-Shirts & More made a splash last August with its first location in Canada in Edmonton. The ripple effects are already extending throughout the provinces and territories. Inquiries are up and the established U.S. brand realized a 19% increase in average store sales 2021… Continue reading Big Frog Custom T-Shirts & More Makes a Splash in Edmonton

Laser Clinics enters Canadian market, ushering in a new era in affordable advanced beauty services

Canadians should have greater access to advanced beauty services and solutions. That is the premise behind the launch and expected growth of Laser Clinics in Canada. The world’s leading advanced beauty clinics network, Laser Clinics was established in Australia in 2008 and, since then, has opened over 180 clinics globally. In February, the company announced the… Continue reading Laser Clinics enters Canadian market, ushering in a new era in affordable advanced beauty services

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ICE CREAM IN CANADA TAKES ON A WHOLE NEW LOOK

Baskin-Robbins, the world’s leading specialty ice cream brand, is rolling out a new look that is sure to turn some heads. The beloved ice cream chain and brand, present in Canada for more than 50 years and, globally, for more than 75, is opting for a more grounded, mature look. A chocolate-inspired brown replaces the… Continue reading ICE CREAM IN CANADA TAKES ON A WHOLE NEW LOOK

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New Label, Sprouts Without™ launches Canada’s First Line of Craveable Prepared Plant-Based Comfort Food Made With Beyond Meat®

Today, new Canadian food label Sprouts Without™ officially launches its first range of craveable plant-based, ready to eat comfort foods made with Beyond Meat®, Sprouts Without™ Plant-based Meatballs, Sprouts Without™ Plant-based Chili and Sprouts Without™ Plant-based Bolognese.  All items are exclusively available to the restaurant industry through Shalit Foods (shalitfoods.com).   “Up until now, plant-based foods… Continue reading New Label, Sprouts Without™ launches Canada’s First Line of Craveable Prepared Plant-Based Comfort Food Made With Beyond Meat®

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Kitchen Tune-Up Arrives in Canada

Kitchen Tune-Up, a national kitchen remodeling company known for its five service options to update kitchens & cabinetry has arrived in Canada. The brand is now serving Northwest and South Calgary, communities throughout Ontario and Alberta.  Founded in 1988, Kitchen Tune-Up offers both residential and commercial solutions. Services include the company’s famous Tune-Up, a proprietary… Continue reading Kitchen Tune-Up Arrives in Canada

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Franchise Expert John DeHart Launches Franchise GrowthLab to Fuel Growth of Franchises

Franchise GrowthLab Chief Strategist John DeHart.

Custom programs help franchisors tackle sales, operations and growth Over 400 franchise brands launch each year in North America but only a handful grow to more than 100 units. Most don’t make it past 25. With the largest franchise industry in the world, North America has plenty of franchise start-ups but it has a scale-up problem.  Franchise expert John DeHart was… Continue reading Franchise Expert John DeHart Launches Franchise GrowthLab to Fuel Growth of Franchises

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Hand & Stone Accelerates Franchise Development in Canada

Leading luxury massage and facial spa concept, Hand & Stone, is accelerating its franchise development efforts throughout Canada with plans to open three new locations in Alberta and Ontario before the end of the year. The brand, which entered the Canadian market in 2008, currently has 33 spas throughout the country and is eyeing regions… Continue reading Hand & Stone Accelerates Franchise Development in Canada

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Givex Installs Technology into Milestones Restaurants

Part of Givex platform rollout into 650 Foodtastic restaurants across 21 brands Givex Information Technology Group Ltd. (“Givex”) (TSX: GIVX) is very happy to announce the successful installation of its leading-edge restaurant technology platform in 40 Milestones restaurants Canada-wide. With this latest round of installations, Givex has implemented its end-to-end technology solution in more than… Continue reading Givex Installs Technology into Milestones Restaurants

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First Canadian Location for Big Frog Custom T-Shirts & More

Barely eight months after opening, the first Canadian location of Big Frog Custom T-Shirts & More in Edmonton is bounding forward with a schedule brimming with community give back. The summer will be especially busy as Big Frog Edmonton owners Shannon and Brian Marowitch keep business rolling at a fast clip while simultaneously supporting two… Continue reading First Canadian Location for Big Frog Custom T-Shirts & More

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