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Ontario’s Economic Outlook – Future of Small Businesses

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Growing Number Of Entrepreneurs Drawn To Sense Of Community In Peterborough

It doesn’t surprise Gary Prenevost that a growing number of Canadians would rather work for themselves, or that so many are choosing to do so in Peterborough. The franchise matchmaking specialist with Mississauga-based FranNet of Southern Ontario and Eastern Canada points to the numbers. Peterborough & the

The Ultimate Guide To Buying The Right Franchise

The Ultimate Guide To Buying The Right Franchise

Franchising is a great way to achieve the freedom of business ownership, while also being able to rely on the support and guidance provided by the franchisor. This means franchising is the right route for entrepreneurs who want to secure a steady income with

Gary's Festive Season Message

Gary’s Festive Season Message

  As I was relaxing and listening to the silence last night (something that’s been absent for the last week) I got to do one of my personal traditions and reflect on 2016… Hopefully my sharing this with you will trigger some fond memories,

Gary Prenevost was interviewed on CFRB 1010 AM radio show

Gary Prenevost was interviewed on CFRB 1010 AM radio show

Check out my interview with Zane Caplansky on Let’s Eat with Zane Caplansky on CFRB 1010 AM  this past Saturday.  Had the pleasure to share the panel with some great guys and experts in their field, Avi Behar and Chad Finkelstein.  We discussed various

Franchise Ownership versus the Guaranteed (?) Income Corporate Career Path?

  If you’re like 80% of Canadians, you’re enamoured by the idea of having your own business. You are likely struggling with a number of factors… What concepts are hot right now? What business suits you best? Can I start part time and then

Happy New Year 2016

Happy New Year!

As I sat on the plane on December 24thfrom Cape Town home to Toronto I was reflecting on the blessings in my life, and those blessings include each of you… At this time of year most of us reflect on our own families and

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You Found a Franchise to Investigate – Now What?

  You’ve chosen the franchises that you want to investigate – congratulations – the easy part is over… now what? There are three phases to detailed franchise research, “Franchisor Discussions”, “Validation” (speaking with existing franchisees), and “Discovery/Confirmation”. It is important to progress through these

The Harsh Reality of Corporate Employment Patterns in Canada: ‘Work more, with less, for less’ syndrome!

The Harsh Reality of Corporate Employment Patterns in Canada: ‘Work more, with less, for less’ syndrome!

  As I reflected over the holidays about all of the clients I worked with in 2014, and all of the stories I heard, I was amazed at the strong correlation of themes from so many of my clients. I’ve also seen some of

Evaluating B2B Franchises to Ensure Success

Evaluating B2B Franchises to Ensure Success

Anyone with skills in marketing, operations or management that wants to venture from the corporate world into business ownership should consider purchasing a B2B franchise. B2B transactions make up a much higher dollar volume of the business world than B2C transactions, providing plenty of