Businesses in Canada, which are predominantly small businesses, thrive with help from other businesses, which provide services, supplies, and other solutions to ensure their operations run as smoothly as possible.
Here, FranchiseCanada has compiled business-to-business franchise opportunities across Canada, including those that provide signage, printing, accounting, and marketing services, along with supply management and shipping solutions, promotional products, and much more.
If you have a taste for sales and a knack for building relationships and helping others succeed, read on to learn more about the many B2B opportunities available from one side of the country to the other.
An Allegra franchise provides digital and print marketing communication services, including consultation, sales literature, direct mail, signs/banners, promotional products, website development, email marketing, and more.
A recognized leader in business-to-business opportunities, Allegra focuses on helping businesses grow through unparalleled franchise support and training, a unique business model, and system profitability. Freedom, flexibility, opportunity, and success go hand-in-hand with being an Allegra franchise owner.
The Allegra franchise appeals to corporate executives, marketing professionals, and other entrepreneurs who want to take charge of their own futures. Some of the most important skills effective Allegra franchise owners possess are people skills, organizational ability, and an understanding of finance and marketing.
Bloomtools is a leading Canadian developer of professional, results-focused websites and Internet marketing tools, offering everything small- to medium-sized businesses need to build and maintain a successful online presence.
Bloomtools Head Office provides a comprehensive initial training program for all franchisees, followed by ongoing training and business coaching. Franchisees also have access to a Franchise Support Manager, a team of support technicians, an online tool box, and an online knowledge base.
To be part of the Bloomtools team, franchisees should have experience in sales, marketing, and using the internet, as well as a love for working with businesses and dedication to getting results for clients.
BNI is a business for people who love business. As the world’s leading referral organization, franchise owners provide their members the opportunity to increase business through a structured, positive, and professional network that enables them to develop long-term, meaningful relationships with results-driven professionals, dedicated to helping each other generate more sales.
Franchisees, which BNI calls Executive Directors, help start and grow BNI chapters, earning revenue from members, who pay a modest membership to join an organization that adds new sales people to their team. An Executive Director must have the ability to connect with people, and must either be detail-oriented, or surround themselves with others who possess those skills.
Expense Reduction Analysts (ERA) is one of the world’s leading networks for cost, purchase, and supply management, with nearly 650 consultants in 30 countries. The ERA business strategy provides a low-risk value proposition largely due to its “no savings no fee” model. In today’s economic environment, client demand for actionable cost, purchase, and supply management solutions has never been greater, making this sustainable business model highly desirable. Simply put – a great business opportunity.
FASTSIGNS offers entrepreneurs and current business owners an opportunity to meet a growing demand for eye-catching graphics and marketing through franchising.
Franchising is a win-win business model, especially when franchisors are equipped with the tools, resources, and training that FASTSIGNS provides. As a franchisor, FASTSIGNS brings decades of experience to the table, a proven business model, and the resources of a global company. Franchisees bring the knowledge of their specific market, their passion, their business skills, and their creativity to a $29 billion industry.
The primary benefits that FASTSIGNS offers include minimized risk, financial assistance, name recognition, training, pre-opening marketing, established operating systems, and research and development.
A new Image360 Centre provides graphic, signage, and display solutions of virtually every description. In doing so, it meets the needs of businesses and organizations who seek access to the best ideas in the business, as well as efficient project management.
With system assistance, a new Image360 Centre will serve high-value customers who are looking for a proactive partner. In support of this, franchisees will focus on outside sales to gain new business and sustain relationships.
The Image360 franchise opportunity is the right fit for entrepreneurs who want to own a business where they interact with other successful business owners.
Customers choose Instant Imprints when they want their businesses, schools, organizations or groups to be more visible to their customers. Instant Imprints creates that visibility with signs & banners, custom embroidery, custom T-shirts, and promotional items.
Key benefits of an Instant Imprints franchise include high average transactions; clean, professional work environment; professional client base; great training and partner mentoring program; terrific hours; small, scalable staffing requirements; low overhead; and minimal inventory.
The ideal Instant Imprints franchise partner will have great customer service and communication skills, a positive mental attitude, enjoy being active in the local community, and won’t be afraid to make things happen.
InXpress Canada provides unique shipping solutions and savings for small and mid-sized businesses. Its world-class carrier partners like DHL do the pick-ups and deliveries, and InXpress does the customer service and invoicing. The customer gets the pricing, options, and personalized service usually reserved for large corporations, and franchisees save customers time, hassle, and money, while creating leveraged residual income.
Benefits of the InXpress franchise opportunity include low start-up costs, high residual income potential, no inventory required, and the ability to work from home. InXpress also provides comprehensive initial training, advice, and ongoing support from a dedicated business coach to get franchisees started, and to keep their businesses growing.
Kwik Kopy Centres provide marketing and graphic communications services to small and mid-sized companies, as well as organizations and non-profits. These services include design, digital, mailing, marketing, printing, promotional products, and signs.
A recognized leader in business-to-business opportunities, Kwik Kopy focuses on helping businesses grow through unparalleled franchise support and training, a unique business model, and system profitability.
Some of the most important skills effective Kwik Kopy franchisees possess are people skills to help in managing staff, dealing with customers, and networking in the community, along with organizational ability and an understanding of finance and marketing.
Founded in 1999, Liquid Capital is an international business-to-business franchise that specializes in alternative funding for small and medium-sized businesses. It’s the largest network of alternative funding professionals across North America, with 75 owner-operated locations in Canada, U.S., Mexico, and Hong Kong.
The benefits of franchising with Liquid Capital include the ability to make your own schedule and work reasonable hours, minimal overhead and operating expenses, extensive mentorship and support, and the opportunity to follow a clearly-defined path to success.
Liquid Capital is looking for franchisees who have good business sense, who are motivated to succeed, and who like the idea of owning their own professional services business.
NATION Imagination The Aboriginal Gifting Co. is a full service, custom branding promotional products company offering online inventory control and management, corporate brand creation, and its own unique line of Aboriginal art and gifts.
The company takes great pride in its technology-driven approach to delivering professional services which exceed customers’ expectations, and has a vision “To lead the industry in unique and responsible ways that leave our customers feeling proud and fulfilled.”
NATION Imagination is a place where the corporate culture matches franchisees’ drive for success, and is ideal for franchisees who prefer to work in an innovative and creative environment focused on self-development, the workplace, and the community.
Navis Pack & Ship is a business-to-business franchise offering custom packing, crating, and shipping for high-value and fragile goods. Navis franchisees solve shipping problems for galleries, collectors, auctions, furniture resellers, antique stores, estate lawyers, assisted living residences, and more.
Franchisees have more time to enjoy their success with 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekday business hours, large exclusive territories, and comprehensive support. This support includes two weeks of customized franchise operator training, support with site selection, a revenue enhancement program, access to the Home Office Sales and new Business Development team, marketing and communications support, and proprietary business technology.
For over 50 years, Padgett Business Services has been the leading provider of accounting, tax, and payroll services to small business. Padgett Business Services franchise-owned offices across Canada and the U.S. specialize in providing accounting, tax preparation, and advice, as well as strategic planning services to its clients.
Padgett Business Services is looking for franchisees with an accounting or financial background. Successful Padgett franchise owners truly enjoy working with other entrepreneurs to help them reach their full potential.
Padgett Business Services offers franchise owners a complete system and unmatched support from day one, including continuing education; the Padgett Support System in the areas of tax, technology, and marketing; online support; marketing tools; newsletters; and technology updates/solutions.
Pak Mail specializes in custom packaging goods that are bulky, unwieldy, awkward, fragile, cumbersome, breakable, hulking or monstrous, and shipping them worldwide through the customer’s choice of trusted carriers. Pak Mail also offers pick-and-pack fulfillment services, retails packaging supplies, rents private mailboxes, and offers additional business services such as copying, printing & bindery, collating & laminating, and incoming/outgoing fax.
The power of a Pak Mail franchise lies in its ability to offer scale and flexibility. Franchisees can leverage their personal strengths within their individual business to diversify their services and meet the market’s needs.
Headquartered in Regina, SK, Postcard Portables is a provider of full-colour mini-billboard rentals, as well as other innovative signage and printed products. Postcard Portables is expanding throughout Canada, with franchise opportunities available for success-focused individuals wanting to invest a modest amount to join a highly respected brand with unlimited growth potential, work out of their home, set a flexible schedule, and enjoy a work/life balance.
Entrepreneurs choose to sign with Postcard Portables because they can operate their own business in approximately 60 to 90 days after signing the franchise agreement, and receive ongoing support with all aspects of their business.
There has never been a better time to own a PostNet Neighbourhood Business Centre – the business behind small business in Canada. By providing marketing consultation, graphic design, printing, shipping, mailing, and other small-business support services, PostNet franchisees become invaluable resources for local entrepreneurs.
PostNet is driven by a visionary leadership team with a commitment to innovation through technology, and a culture that seeks to ensure its franchise owners are profitable and are supported along every step in their journey to becoming successful small business owners in their communities. Plus, PostNet franchisees receive world-class training and support from a franchisor who is with them every step of the way.
In business since 1970, and with 50 locations across Canada, Print Three has established itself as a leader in digital and commercial printing for business and corporate clients. Print Three franchises offer complete digital reproduction, design, finishing, and fulfillment, and Print Three is the only print franchise with a fully-integrated web-based ordering system.
The Print Three franchise program includes support for marketing, promotions, advertising, and web-based communications; décor; finance; inventory and supplies; new service development; the use, purchase, and maintenance of new technologies and equipment; location selection; outsourcing opportunities; and ongoing response to market research.
The sign industry is a multi-billion dollar business, which continues to grow and expand with the needs of the market. Continual, steady, and repeat business mean great opportunities for continued success.
A franchisee with a small staff can succeed in this business-to-business turn-key operation. Like no other sign franchise system, Signarama has a royalty cap, which means the better a franchisee does, the more they earn for themselves.
Some of the benefits of the Signarama opportunity include the huge market of potential clients, access to a proven and tested turnkey business model, world-class support and training (no prior experience required), and an incredible network of established franchisee peers who are ready to help.
Speedpro Signs is a Canadian-owned company with its head office in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Speedpro began franchising in 1991, and today has 50 franchises, from Victoria to Newfoundland. The company offers two business models, both in the business services segment: Speedpro Signs, and now Speedpro Imaging.
Speedpro franchisees enjoy a proprietary marketing plan, 91 per cent client loyalty, exceptional gross margins, Monday-to-Friday operations with traditional business hours, unlimited growth capacity within the Speedpro Canada system, continuous growth in a weak economy, cost effectiveness (low employee and inventory requirements), and pride in belonging to the Speedpro Canada family.
TaxAssist Accountants is an award-winning and innovative franchise from the United Kingdom that is now launching in Canada, on the back of successful expansion to Ireland and Australia.
Established in the U.K. in 1995, TaxAssist Accountants has developed a strong brand and a robust business model, becoming the largest network of small business accountants in the U.K.
TaxAssist Accountants provides franchisees with a proven business model with a strong brand, comprehensive training on all aspects of the business, business development support and marketing materials, regular field visits, investment in research and design, and the opportunity to build a sustainable business with a proven exit strategy.
The UPS Store offers products and services designed to help small business owners run with the efficiencies big business enjoys, but without the big business investment. Digital printing, print finishing services, shipping and packaging services, and mailbox rentals are some of the services small businesses will find at any one of the more than 360 The UPS Store neighbourhood locations.
The UPS Store network has more than 35 years of franchising experience, which means that it has learned what works over the years, and franchisees can benefit from that knowledge. The UPS Store will provide extensive training and support to help franchisees run and grow their businesses from day one.
WSI is the world’s number one Internet services franchise, offering advanced digital marketing solutions to suit the needs of businesses from multiple industries. The company has the world’s largest network of Digital Marketing Consultants, operating in more than 80 countries.
WSI Internet franchisees enjoy minimal overhead costs, and set their own schedule. They are trained and certified as Digital Marketing Consultants, and maintain the status of trusted business advisors who specialize in making companies more profitable by providing advice, experts, and resources to help them succeed online.
The WSI Internet franchise opportunity also includes one of the most complete and comprehensive training and certification programs available.
YESCO Sign & Lighting Service is a network of sign and lighting service providers serving local, regional, and national retail brick-and-mortar stores. Lead generation is unique: franchisees have “patrollers,” who drive pre-designated routes and take geo-coded pictures of outages and repair needs.
There’s no need to spend money on mass advertising, because every sales call is to a prospect who needs the company’s service. The sales cycle (lead-sale-service-invoice) is integrated through YESCO’s proprietary software.
YESCO has a deep history of excellence, which is shared with franchisees through robust training programs, networking opportunities, business coaching, and an on-call support team.