FEBRUARY 2019: The latest franchise news

How A&W cooks up fast-food success in Canada
In less than year in her new role as CEO, Susan Senecal has banished plastic straws and processed cheese and ushered in the Beyond Meat burger — a project that, at roughly six months, was the fastest A&W has ever developed a burger offering. READ MORE

Paramount Fine Foods opens in Montreal
Paramount Fine Foods, the fastest growing Middle Eastern Restaurant chain in North America, announces the official opening of its 64th restaurant at Montréal–Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport. READ MORE

Church's Chicken expands brand in Canada
The popular global fried chicken chain has announced the addition of four new franchisees to the brand's growing Canadian landscape. READ MORE

Orangetheory Fitness ramps up Canadian expansion into 2019
The Orangetheory Fitness brand experienced explosive growth in Canada in 2018 with plans to continue its aggressive expansion plans this year and beyond. READ MORE

Cinnaholic opens second Edmonton location
Cinnaholic, the specialty cinnamon roll bakery popular for its vegan offerings, has announced the opening of its second Edmonton location. READ MORE

International brands coming to Canada in 2019
From restaurants to retail stores, this article details some of the most anticipated international retailers that will be opening stores in Canada this year. READ MORE

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