Featured Franchises

Driven to succeed at Tint World

By Peter Saunders Nearly 40 years after they met, Sue and Trevor Dwyer investigated franchise opportunities and, with a heart for people, a love of cars, and a drive to succeed, felt Tint World’s automotive styling centre concept was the perfect fit for them.
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Ask the Experts: Support from your franchisor

By Sebastian Fuschini Q: What types of initial and ongoing support from a franchisor are the most important to a first-time franchisee? A: Starting up a business can be daunting. For a first-time franchisee, especially, support from the franchisor is key. A good franchisor will offer support in many...
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Meet the Franchisor: Carmelo Marsala of Spray-Net

By Peter Saunders Carmelo Marsala struggled with authority since his adolescence, knowing he wanted to start his own business one day. An early experience as a franchisee motivated him to become a franchisor, as he founded Spray-Net to fill an unmet need in the residential exterior painting industry.
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Meet the Franchisor: Tom McNeely of Pet Valu

By Peter Saunders In the summer of 2017, when it became clear the families being evacuated during British Columbia’s wildfires would be unable to return home for weeks, Canadian retail franchisor Pet Valu donated $100,000 worth of products to Four Paws Food Bank and the Prince George Humane Society.
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