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 [...]

A little extra effort, makes the difference

2020-05-25T14:36:01-06:00February 23rd, 2017|Featured Articles|

As the title says- a little extra effort, makes the difference. This statement first came to me from the Penticton Knights. They were a junior hockey club playing in the old BCJHL that used this as their slogan for a few years. In fact, I still have a sticker on my skates from back in [...]

Hospitality in Franchising is just SMARTICLE.

2020-05-05T15:23:03-06:00April 28th, 2016|Blog Feed|

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HSMTbF3ZYzY   Yes, Smarticle is a word, another Urban Dictionary find! woot woot! Actually, Smarticle was made famous by Homer Simpson and the irony within is fantastic. Ironic because Homer is a very simple man and the idea of Joy or a.k.a. smarticle is also just so very simple. I recently spoke in one of [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

MVP Modern Barbers in Canadian Business Franchise Magazine

2020-05-05T15:23:04-06:00February 24th, 2015|Blog Feed|

Take a read of this article about our Franchise Partner Jodi Tucker at our South Surrey location. Jodi worked with MVP Modern Barbers for many years in our Kelowna Franchise before shearing off to the Lower Mainland to open her own Franchise. (see what i did there! haha Shear). MVP Modern Barbers Article in Canadian [...]

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 [...]

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