Selecting the Ideal Location for a Canadian Restaurant Franchise

2020-05-05T15:23:03-06:00October 2nd, 2017|Franchise|

 Location, Location, Location: The old real estate adage of “location, location, location” still holds true in today’s market, and is one of the most crucial aspects to focus on when opening any new business, including a franchised restaurant. Finding the perfect location is easier said than done, especially if you don’t have a background in [...]

ALL IN!

2020-05-05T15:23:03-06:00March 21st, 2016|Blog Feed|

I have a friend who uses this motto, literally religiously. So when I saw a posting about being ALL IN on Linkedin I thought it would be appropriate to use my friend Michael Chiasson as my inspiration for today's blog. Check out his amazing story here All Access Ministries. Franchising to franchisors is about consistency [...]

Sustainability

2020-05-05T15:23:04-06:00November 17th, 2015|Blog Feed|

At Joey's Franchise Group we are doing what we can to mitigate our impact on fisheries and ultimately our environment. Our brands Joey's Restaurants and Joey's Urban have teamed up with Ocean Wise, a Vancouver Aquarium Conservation Program, to ensure that we're on the right path to sustainability. Check it out here; Ocean Wise and [...]

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 [...]

Financing for Franchises

2020-05-05T15:23:46-06:00February 11th, 2014|Blog Feed|

Did you know that most financial institutions have franchise financing programs and that typically your best  chance of success and best rate is usually with your current institution. When researching your financing options, start with your local bank that your already hold accounts with. They will be able do give your the best terms and [...]

Success in the restaurant business…

2020-05-05T15:23:46-06:00February 7th, 2014|Blog Feed|

Success in the restaurant business can be elusive. What's more, success means different things to different people. Some operators want to just make a living. Others have loftier goals - maximization of market share, achievement of targeted return on investment and so on. Regardless of one's definition of success, the basics in the restaurant industry [...]

Hospitality…..

2020-05-05T15:23:46-06:00February 6th, 2014|Blog Feed|

Ultimately, hospitality is your competitive edge. Don't confuse that with providing good service -- you can give good service and still have people leave feeling un-cared for. True hospitality doesn't come from what you DO, it is a result of how you ARE. This creates a training dilemma. How do you help people learn to [...]

Avoiding franchise remorse…

2020-05-05T15:23:46-06:00February 3rd, 2014|Blog Feed|

Much like the picture attached, ask yourself, what makes you feel good. The best feeling in the world, is knowing you made the right decision and having no remorse in it. At Joey's Franchise Group, we believe in making our Franchise Partners feel good by ensuring they feel happy about their decision to choose one [...]