By Rakesh Sharma After spending three years running my own small business, I already knew entrepreneurship was the right path for me when I came across an opportunity to buy a Trade Secrets franchise in Scarborough in 2016.
By Peter Saunders In June 2014, the latest concept from Glamour Secrets (GS) Beauty Group—best known for its Trade Secrets beauty retail chain—was turned into reality with the opening of the first Glam-n-Glow Express Beauty Bar at Commerce Court in downtown Toronto’s financial district.
By Molly Doyle A franchise system that sells cosmetics must keep current with beauty trends by offering new products for its customers. As the public continues taking tips from runway models and their favourite celebrities, franchisees have to ensure they can offer what their clients are looking for. Further, this clientele does not just include women.
Until September 27, Canadian beauty retail franchise system Trade Secrets is collecting gently used hair appliances to donate to local women’s shelters during its seventh annual give-and-take trade-in event.
By Jeff Lorenz Q I am setting up a new home-based franchise business. What are my options for a phone system? Jeff says: As a new home-based franchisee, the ability to communicate effectively with clients and partners whenever and wherever business takes you is critical to your success.
Russell Arthurs admits he is an unlikely candidate to operate retail stores that specialize in beauty products and salon services. Raised on a farm near Ottawa and schooled in agriculture, his original career focused on health and nutrition products for animals.
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