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13 Things to Consider when Buying a Franchise in Canada

2020-05-05T15:23:25-06:00September 10th, 2014|Blog Feed|

Great Article by; Tony Wilson Special to The Globe and Mail Published Tuesday, Sep. 09 2014, 5:00 AM EDT Last updated Tuesday, Sep. 09 2014, 8:30 AM EDT 1. What's a franchise? A franchise is essentially a licence to operate the franchisor’s business system and use its trademark according to the franchisor’s standards. The term [...]

New Growth – Joeys Franchise Group

2020-05-05T15:23:25-06:00May 21st, 2014|Blog Feed|

The great thing about franchising is bringing on new stores. It is such an exciting time for both the Franchise Partner and the Franchisor. We are excited to announce a few new store openings  in Calgary. Two new Joeys Urban's, one at 8118 Beddington Blvd. NW and one at 4501 17th Avenue SE . We also [...]

Be The Boss Canada – Reflection

2020-05-05T15:23:25-06:00May 2nd, 2014|Blog Feed|

http://www.wnetwork.com/shows/be-boss-canada/clips To anyone and everyone who may have seen Be The Boss Canada last night. I was incredibly proud of both Aaron and Kim. They were thrown into situations in the TV show where they would purposely fail by the producers. Joey's really did not have any input on the challenges in anyway. Some of [...]

The Common Purpose

2020-05-05T15:23:25-06:00April 21st, 2014|Blog Feed|

"Leadership begins with goals. When the followers know what the goals are, everyone understands the importance of their own role for the common purpose." The quote is from a former military general and he knows a little bit about the 'common purpose'. When you are looking for a franchise system to buy into, you should [...]

10 Management Lessons from 7-Eleven and Undercover Boss

2020-05-05T15:23:25-06:00April 14th, 2014|Blog Feed|

With our upcoming episode on Be the Boss Canada airing May 1st, we thought we would share some management lessons fromour favorite episode of  it's sister show Undercover Boss. (Pay close attention to #7) As the largest convenience store chain in the world, we think of 7-Eleven as those bright little stores with drinks and snacks, not [...]

Emotional Intelligence

2020-05-05T15:23:25-06:00April 10th, 2014|Blog Feed|

Emotional Intelligence Developing strong "people skills" Emotional intelligence is a key part of success! We probably all know people, either at work or in our personal lives, who are really good listeners. No matter what kind of situation we're in, they always seem to know just what to say – and how to say it [...]

Franchise Advice – Purchasing Power

2020-05-05T15:23:25-06:00March 31st, 2014|Blog Feed|

Purchasing Power. Does the franchisor use the collective buying power of the total system to get discounts on supplies and inventory beyond what an independent operator could achieve? This factor is one of the biggest advantages of joining a well-run franchise systemand should offset much of the upfront fees associated with being a franchisee. Make sure [...]