Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park Camp-Resorts is opening a franchise in Pouch Cove, N.L., under franchisee David Snow. The franchise is Canada’s sixth Jellystone Park across five provinces. Snow is converting his existing 450-site Marine Park campground and adding rental cabins.
By Margaret Butt
Operating my two Hallmark franchises in St. John’s and Mount Pearl, N.L., is both fun and challenging. Anyone who has spent any time in the retail industry can appreciate the challenges, but running these stores is a particularly happy and rewarding experience.
By Mark Hoskins While I was brought up to be entrepreneurial, I didn’t find it as easy as I expected at first to launch my own business. When I felt like I was drifting, however, a ground-floor franchising opportunity came along that was perfect for me.
By Molly Doyle Mary Brown’s Famous Chicken & Taters first opened its doors in 1969 at Avalon Mall in Newfoundland. Thirty-four years later, Greg Roberts became a franchisee, buying a Mary Brown’s store in the province, followed by two additional restaurants. By 2007, he had bought the entire company and today celebrates the opening of its 100th restaurant in Barrie, Ont.