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The National Millennials are changing the franchise business model

The new generation is using the old model as an alternative to precarious employment and even traditional or conventional jobs, but giving it a fresh new take.
  • 2018
  • 00:04:31
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 07/27/2018

Venture Mad Science and Update

When they were teenagers Ariel Shlein and his brother started their own small business called Mad Science, performing science shows for children at schools, libraries or birthday parties. After franchising the business, it grew so quickly Shlein has little time for anything but Mad Science. He is hoping to add 40 franchisees to a growing business empire that already includes 73 ...
  • 2002
  • 00:10:55
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/22/2015

Fortune Hunters Franchise Fantasies

There are over 76,000 franchised locations in Canada and the franchising industry provides over one million jobs in the Canadian economy. But just how easy is it to franchise your own business concept across the country? Ontario’s Glen Kowarsky wants to franchise his successful dog care concept. ‘Dogs at Camp’ is the perfect spot for pet owners who want their ...
  • 2008
  • 00:21:48
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

Fortune Hunters Franchise Fame and Fortune

Franchising plays a big part in our economy. Franchise chains account for $90 billion a year in sales — 10 per cent of Canada’s gross domestic product. And all that money means a whole lot of jobs: over one million Canadians work for a franchised company. Even in an economic downturn, franchising is a reliable business. The industry grew faster ...
  • 2009
  • 00:19:34
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

The National Juice Wars

Franchising is seen as a great business opportunity, but is that really the case? Franchise owners operate under the illusion that the head office will help them, but that is not always the case. The investors in this story found themselves in a juice store franchise that turned sour and resulted in lawsuits and lost life-savings. Buying into a business ...
  • 2002
  • 00:19:13
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013