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Is Franchising a Better Option?
Do you want to run a franchise instead? Here are some resources to help you make up your mind.
Reference Sources
  • Be Your Own Boss (658.1141 Gra )
    ,”The ultimate guide to buying a small business or franchise in Canada.”
  • Bond’s Franchise Guide (Ref 658.87080257 Bon)
    The American franchise industry’s “definitive annual guide” to over 1,000 franchise opportunities.
  • Bond’s Top 100 Franchises (Ref 658.87080257 Bon)
    An in-depth analysis of today’s top franchise opportunities.
  • Buying a Franchise in Canada (658.87080971 Wil)
    Practical advice on franchise law in Canada and negotiating the best franchise agreement.
  • Entrepreneur Franchise 500 [periodical] (Closed Ref 658.87080253)
    Entrepreneur magazine’s annual Franchise 500 aims to "provide an objective view of the hundreds of franchise opportunities available."
  • Franchise Your Business (658.8708 Sie)
    Siebert tells you what to expect, how to move forward, and avoid costly mistakes as he imparts decades of experience, insights, and practical advice to help grow your business exponentially through franchising.
  • Franchising  (658.8708 Fra)
    ,”the complete guide to evaluating, buying and growing your franchise business.”
  • Franchising Canada [trade journal] (Periodical Room)
    Canada’s leading magazine for franchisees and the franchise industry.
  • Introduction To Franchising (658.8708 Web)
    A concise yet comprehensive guide to the world of franchising.
  • The Ultimate Book of Homebased Franchises (658.8708 Ent)
    ,”learn everything you need to know about homebased franchise ownership,”
  • The Ultimate Book of Low-Cost Franchises (658.870805 Ent)
    ,”explore all the essentials of low-cost franchise ownership,”
  • Your Guide To Financing Business Growth By Selling A Piece Of The Pie (658.152240971 Wil)
    What’s involved in going public; employee share ownership plans and franchising in Canada.
  • Your Guide to Financing Business Growth by Selling A Piece of the Pie (658.152240971 Wil)
    What’s Involved in Going Public, Employee Share Ownership Plans and Franchising in Canada
Magazines & Newsletters
  • Franchise Canada
    The magazine from the Canadian Franchise Association.
Web Sites
  • Be The Boss
    Welcome to BeTheBoss.ca, the most comprehensive directory of franchises available in Canada. Our strong search capability enables you to sort franchises by company name, geography, investment or industry. BeTheBoss.ca gives you all the information necessary to begin your franchise opportunity search.
  • Canadian Franchise Association
    The organization’s goal is "to promote and exemplify excellence in Canadian franchising".
  • Franchise Buying Guide
    All the information you need to become a successful franchisee.
  • Franchise Direct Canada
    A resource for Canadian franchises and franchise opportunties in the Canadian market.
  • Franchise.com
    Aims to connect franchise buyers and sellers.
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