Entrepreneur – The best franchise advice you’ll get.

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

When you are looking into a franchisor the best thing to look at is the success of their partners and how they interact with them. Franchise systems are made to be simple, understandable and certainly, repeatable! I am sharing a great article by Jeff Elgin in Entrepreneur Magazine that dictates everything you should do when [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

The Urban Decker – Joey’s Food Truck

2020-05-05T15:23:25-06:00March 24th, 2014|Blog Feed|

Coming Soon! To Western Canada with its launch at the 2014 Calgary Stampede. We took an original 1965 Leyland Atlantean, British Double Decker Bus and converted it into the craziest food truck around. We've been busy outfitting the bus with the latest in commercial kitchen equipment to serve up our Famous Fish & Chips, #epicfishtacos, [...]

PRIDE.

2020-05-05T15:23:25-06:00March 24th, 2014|Blog Feed|

Our motivation at Joey's Franchise Group, with a little inspiration from Simon Sinek. P – Passion’s R – Required I – IN D – Delivering E – Excellence 1. Take an unconventional perspective 2. Keep it Simple 3. Share 4. Silver line IT 5. Make long term progress The goal is not necessarily to fix [...]

7 Reasons I’ll Turn Down a Job After Interviewing With You

2020-05-05T15:23:26-06:00March 12th, 2014|Blog Feed|

This article is great and it also translates to a potential Franchisee interviewing Franchisors or vice versa....... Enjoy. RACHEL DOTSON | March 5, 2013 | Interviewing is an art-form for both the job seeker and the hiring manager. A simple mistake by either party can raise enough doubt to leave the other looking elsewhere. After [...]

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