Subway Canada donates one million meals to Food Banks Canada in celebration of World...

Global Subway ®  promotion provides more than 13.3 million meals to hunger-relief charities around the world

How to determine whether a franchise investment makes financial sense

What is a reasonable rate of return on investment in a franchise opportunity? Though the question seems simple, it is still...

Refranchising: Should You Buy In?

Lately, more and more franchise companies are converting a significant number of their company-owned units by selling them to franchisees. This...

Drafting an effective franchise agreement – Part 3

Term and renewal The term of the franchise agreement and renewal rights directly affect the value of the franchise. The term of most franchise agreements...

Drafting an effective franchise agreement – Part 2

Scope of the Grant The extent of the franchisee's interest is defined in large part by the scope of the grant with respect to the...

Drafting an effective franchise agreement

A franchise is a creature of contract; it is defined by the franchise agreement. The extent of the franchisee's "ownership" interest in the franchise...