The Melting Pot has partnered with commercial real estate advisory firm Newmark Grub Knight Frank (NGKF) to help the franchise’s fondue restaurant chain expand internationally.
Frozen yogurt franchise system Pinkberry held its grand opening for its first Ontario franchise at Square One Shopping Centre in Mississauga yesterday. Read More
Workout Anytime, a 24-7 fitness franchise system, has hired Mark de Gorter as chief operating officer (COO) in an effort to further growth. The company hopes to reach 100 gyms by the end of 2015.
In-home senior care franchise system Home Care Assistance has opened a new office in Kitchener, Ont., 107th in North America.
Driverseat, a franchise system providing designated drivers for bar customers and seniors needing assistance, is crowdfunding an app called MiiRyde.
On July 30, Canadian food service franchise system Hero Certified Burgers opened its first U.S. location in Elmwood Village in Buffalo, N.Y.
Papa John’s Pizza has promoted chief operating officer (COO) Steve Ritchie to president. He will work alongside founder and CEO John Schnatter.
After success with the first Second Cup ’café of the future’ in Toronto, two more opened in July, including one in Montreal owned by franchisee Yana Chlumsky.
FastSigns has reached global revenues of $400 million in the past six months—an all-time high for the sign and graphics franchise system. Fastsigns has also signed 24 new franchise agreements.
Franchise Services of North America (FSNA), franchisor of Rent-a-Wreck, has appointed Steve Brandon of Jackson, Miss., to its board of directors.