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February 22, 2024

Podcast: Robert Bruski on Growing a Franchise Business

In this week’s episode, we chat with Robert Bruski, who is co-founder and chief executive officer for Ctrl V, which is the world’s largest virtual reality arcade franchise. Robert is...

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February 14, 2024

Podcast: Gary Prenevost Discusses Business Growth, Entrepreneurship, and The Unstoppable Franchisee

In this week’s episode, we chat with Gary Prenevost, who is President of FranNet of Southern Ontario and Eastern Canada, as well as an entrepreneur, coach and author. During this...

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February 1, 2024

Podcast:’s Ken LeBlanc on Building an International Franchise Company

In this week’s episode, we speak with Ken LeBlanc, a visionary entrepreneur and the President and CEO of, a pioneering real estate marketing franchising network. Ken tells us how...

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December 21, 2023

Podcast: 2024 Franchising Trends with Sherry McNeil

In this week’s episode, we speak with Sherry McNeil, President & CEO of the Canadian Franchise Association (CFA). Sherry shares her observations on 2023, including growth statistics for the Canadian...

Lou Gervasi, Director of Development & Member Services at the CFA
December 15, 2023

Podcast: Franchise Industry Insights with Lou Gervasi

In this week’s episode, we speak with Lou Gervasi, who is the Director of Development & Member Services at the Canadian Franchise Association. Lou is a franchise industry thought leader...

A photo of Paul Rocchio against a blue background with the text "The Franchising Matters Video Series"
December 6, 2023

Podcast: An In-Depth Conversation with Paul Rocchio, VP Development & Member Services at IFA

In this special episode, Paul Rocchio, VP of Development & Member Services at the International Franchise Association shares his thoughts on a wide range of topics including the growth of...

Richard Davies on a green background with the text "with Richard Davies, QFP, VP of International Business Development for Summa Franchise"
November 30, 2023

Podcast: Franchise System Insights with Richard Davies

In this episode, franchising industry veteran Richard Davies shares his insights on international franchising and growth. Hear Richard’s thoughts on what he has seen throughout 2023 and what he expects...

Liane Caruso, Co-Founder of Franchise Assembly
November 24, 2023

Podcast: Franchise Development Insights from Liane Caruso

In this episode, Liane Caruso shares her thoughts about franchise development in 2023 what we can expect going into 2024. Hear Liane’s take on the growth of video, the need...

Steve Collette, Founder of East Brands
November 16, 2023

Podcast: How To Succeed in Franchise Development with Steve Collette, Founder of East Brands

In this episode, hear from Franchise Development expert Steve Collette, who is the Founder of East Brands, a franchise development organization. During this episode, Steve shares how he approaches franchise...

March 1, 2022

How Franchise Locations Can Better Market Customers Using Local Strategies

Franchising gives you the opportunity to expand into new markets, reach larger audiences, and build upon what we like to call “local goodness”. This is what makes franchising so valuable,...