At the beginning of February, British Columbia will be joining Ontario and a handful of other provinces by putting in place franchise regulation requirements. B.C.’s new regulations mainly look at disclosure laws, which have been shaped around the regulations those of us in Ontario have been dealing with since 2000. Basically, franchise disclosure laws make… Continue reading Denis Vranich, Navigating franchise disclosure documents
Energy efficient, eco-friendly or sustainable, no matter how you spin it, these are trends that are not going away anytime soon. The business of going green is growing rapidly and being demanded by clientele and in many ways becoming more expected by regulators.
Every year franchises fail for a number of reasons, whether it is lack of funds, poor people skills, reluctance to follow the formula or poor management. That’s in part why, from my experience, I think that before anyone invests in a franchise, or decides to manage one, they should do their homework. In 2000,… Continue reading Denis Vranich, due diligence essential for franchise success