By Peter Saunders Kelly Knight already had a lot of experience in the promotional items and advertising industry in Winnipeg before he signed on as a local franchisee with Safeguard in 2016, but his alignment with the brand soon made a big difference to his business.
Sign shop franchisor FastSigns has signed four franchise agreements to develop locations in Calgary, Winnipeg and Oshawa, Ont., in the coming months. The company expects to sell between six and eight new franchises in Canada this year. It currently has 36.
Food-service franchise system Fatburger recently opened its second location in Winnipeg, owned by co-franchisees Kelly and Kevin Hamm and Lonnie Boroska. The new restaurant is located in the east end in Rougeau Plaza.