Franchise opportunities in Canada

Attractiveness of Canada for the development of franchise business

Canada is a large, highly developed country with one of the leading economies in the world (10th largest by the 2016 estimation). With the population of more than 36 million people and the GDP of $1.53 trillion, it provides a wide range of franchise opportunities. The leading industries are agriculture, energy, technology, services and manufacturing.

Being a developed country the level of urbanization is high as over 82% of citizens are urban dwellers. Household net-adjusted disposable income per capita in the country is $30,474.

The largest cities with the population over 1 million include Ottawa (the capital) as well as Toronto (over 5.5 million population), Montreal, Vancouver, Calgary, and Edmonton.

Canada also boasts a well-developed franchise market. Franchise business is responsible for 10% of the country’s GDP. Over 1,000 franchise companies are present on the Canadian market with more than 78,000 individual franchise units. Franchises are present in various branches of the economy, still the retail sector is the leader of the franchising market.

Canada also has some certain advantages. As a well-developed country, it has a comprehensive transport infrastructure as well as efficient electricity, communication, and banking systems. Another fact worth considering is that Canada is in the top 12 markets valuable for international franchise expansion according to the International Franchise Association.

There are high investment business opportunities, as well as cheap franchises in Canada presented for review, the choice is yours.

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Indicators of Canadian Business Market

  • Capital: Ottawa

  • Currency: Canadian dollar

  • Education Index (2013): 0.85

  • Official languages: English, French

  • Per capita GDP (PPP): $46,199

  • Quality-of-life index (0-10): 7.81

  • Population: 36.3 mln

  • Total GDP (PPP): $1.672 trillion

  • Ease of Doing Business Ranking, Rank: 18

  • Gini: 31.6

  • Human Development Index (HDI): 0.92

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List of franchises for sale available in Canada

Southern Fried Chicken franchise
Southern Fried Chicken - restaurant franchise Investment from $ 322,850
Tapout Fitness franchise
Tapout Fitness - martial arts franchise Investment from $ 130,000
RAMEN IROHA franchise
RAMEN IROHA - Ramen shop franchise Investment from $ 45,000
BNI franchise
BNI - Business Network International Franchise Investment from $ 65,000
9ROUND franchise
9ROUND - kickbox fitness centers franchise Investment on demand
Nutty Scientists franchise
Nutty Scientists - spectacular interactive activities franchise Investment from $ 45,000
Jour franchise
Jour - healthy restaurant chain franchise Investment from $ 336,942
al Mamà Bistrot franchise
al Mamà Bistrot - restaurant franchise Investment from $ 135,000
Dietplus franchise
Dietplus - healthcare coaching franchise Investment from $ 56,000
Danube Home franchise
Danube Home - furniture & home accessory franchise Investment from $ 400,000
DetailCar franchise
DetailCar - waterless carwash franchise Investment from $ 9,960
KIO DA franchise
KIO DA - retail shops chain franchise Investment from $ 139,000
Krispy Kreme franchise
Krispy Kreme - doughnuts and coffee store franchise Investment from $ 275,000
Funtopia franchise
Funtopia - family entertainment centers franchise Investment from $ 629,674
Los Pollos franchise
Los Pollos - chicken barbecue franchise Investment from $ 175,980
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