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Global Pet Foods

2-294 Walker Dr
ON, Canada, L6T 4Z2

Year business established: 1976
Date of first franchise: 1976
Membership: CFA
Other franchise systems offered: Yes

Full Time work: Yes
Part Time work: No
Home-based: No
Special skills buyer requires: N/A

Initial training offered: Yes

Initial training includes:
Min. 4 weeks training: one week in class at head office and 3 weeks hands-on at our new training facility. Training covers product knowledge, point-of-sale (POS) system, local store marketing, customer service, business 101, merchandising, etc.

On-going training offered: Yes

On-going training includes:
One-on-one with suppliers, in-depth marketing programs, professional advertising material, merchandising expertise, product information sessions, POS training and seminars.

Location selection assistance offered: Yes
National Advertising Program offered: Yes
Assistance with signage/branding offered: Yes
Store layout and fit-up assistance offered: Yes
Business Description
Paws down, the best retail business for pet lovers! Canadians now spend in excess of $3 Billion on pet food, veterinarian care and other related services. Global Pet Foods is Canada's third largest pet specialty retailer and sixth largest in North America. We are 100 per cent Canadian-owned, specializing in premium, natural, holistic and wholesome pet foods, including Nature's Harvest, our own private brand label. We are a leader in the pet retail business with 185+ stores across Canada. No experience? No problem...our management team can assist in all areas from start to finish. Services include site selection, leasing, store construction, store merchandising, training, marketing, ongoing support and much more. Find out more about this PAWSITIVELY exciting business opportunity!

CANADA USA International
Number of franchises units 184 0 0
Number of corporate units 4

Canada: BC, AB, MB, SK, ON, QC, NB, NL, NS, PE
United States:

CANADA USA International
Master licenses available No No No
Regional licenses available No No No
Single franchises available Yes No No
Multiple units available Yes No No
Disclosure Document (UFOC) available Yes No No

INVESTMENT REQUIREMENTS (Averages only. Actual amounts may vary due to franchise specifics - location, size, etc.)
Minimum Investment: $275,000
Startup Capital (unencumbered cash): $125,000
Maximum Investment: $450,000
Initial Franchise Fee: $30,000
Royalty Fee: 4.5%
Advertising Fee: 3%

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