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Fast Franchise Facts

  • Franchised businesses account for 40% of all retail sales1
  • There are over 78,000 franchise units across Canada2
  • CFA members represent more than 40,000 business outlets across the country3
  • Franchising directly employs over 1,000,000 people4
  • Every year, thousands of Canadians are improving their lives by becoming franchisees5
  • Franchising accounts for 10% of Canada’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP)6
  • Franchising has been reported to account for one out of every five consumer dollars spent in Canada in goods and services7
  • Any business that can be exactly replicated can be a franchise8

 


1Uniform Law Conference of Canada
2Canadian Franchise Association
3Canadian Franchise Association
4Manitoba Law Reform Commission, Franchise Law Consultation Paper, May 2007
5Manitoba Law Reform Commission, Franchise Law Consultation Paper, May 2007
6Manitoba Law Reform Commission, Franchise Law Consultation Paper, May 2007
7Manitoba Law Reform Commission, Franchise Law Consultation Paper, May 2007
8Canadian Franchise Association