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An opportunity with Kona Ice

By Andrew Evans Having developed a successful career in the ice cream and dairy distribution business, I was attracted by the notion of selling shaved ice from a mobile stand. It was the type of enterprise my two sons could enjoy in their teenage years.
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A gold standard for window cleaning at Aurum

Michael Morozov is founder and CEO of Aurum, headquartered in Vaughan, Ont., with 250 employees and more than 25,000 clients across North America, which it serves through more than 18 corporate locations.
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Just Beginning: Nothing Bundt Cakes

By Samantha Ashenhurst There are plenty of bakeries where customers can grab a tasty treat, but few offer a bundt cake so delicious it serves as the backbone of the business. Since 1997, Nothing Bundt Cakes has satisfied cake lovers across the U.S. In 2016, the bakeshop opened its first Canadian franchise in Burlington, Ont.
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Unusual Franchises: Discovery Map International

By Peter Saunders First developed in 1974 for Vermont’s ski resort towns, Discovery Map International is—as the name might suggest—a franchise system that prints customized maps for tourists and earns its revenue through local advertising.
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