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Franchise Veterans Join Forces to Form Total Franchise Solutions Inc.

 TOTAL FRANCHISE SOLUTIONS INC., a new full range of franchise consulting services. 

Three franchise veterans, Frank Zaid (legendary retired franchise lawyer and business advisor), Gary Decatur (past COO and CEO of major Canadian franchisors), and JP Martel (former managing director and owner of advertising agencies), recently formed Total Franchise Solutions Inc., a franchise consulting business (  The company is a proud CFA member under the Franchise Consulting Services category.

The three partners have over 90 years of combined practical franchise business experience, and offer a full range of franchise consulting services including business affairs, strategic planning, internal operations, field operations, system sales and development, public relations, branding, marketing and advertising, and planning for the next phase of ownership. This mix of experience and credentials is unique among CFA Franchise Support Service members.

Total Franchise Solutions develops solid working relationships with professionals in every aspect of franchising, including independent franchise legal experts.  The company does not practise law or give legal advice.  The principals have formed their business to assist franchisors at all levels in meeting their objectives, reaching their goals and exceeding their expectations by offering practical steps to ensure success.

What sets Total Franchise Solutions apart from other franchise consultants is that they know it, they’ve lived it, they’ve done it and they understand it completely.




48 Ontario Street

Stratford, ON N5A 3G8

tel: 416-540-9839