Kenilworth Media, Inc. of Richmond Hill, Ont., is pleased to announce it has reached a deal with CGB Publishing Ltd. of Winnipeg, Man, to purchase Canadian Business Franchise magazine. The deal also includes the Canadian Business Franchise Directory and the Canadian Business Franchise Handbook. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed.

“We are very excited about the purchase of these leading franchise publications,” said Kenilworth president Ellen Kral.  “Kenilworth has a proven track record of producing quality magazines in a number of key markets and I am confident our expertise in sales, design and editorial will enable us to build upon the favourable position already enjoyed by these publications in the franchise marketplace.”

“What’s more, the entrepreneurial spirit of the franchise industry mirrors our corporate culture, and our own experiences working within several different industries gives us a strong foothold into the many diverse markets served by franchises.”

Kenilworth publishes 10 different magazines in both the consumer and trade markets in Canada and the U.S., including government, construction, signage, jewellery, chemical, turf and pet care.