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You have the best business plan, the perfect location, and an exceptional team. But how do you unlock all that potential when everything is shifting? Changing legislation, rising on-demand services, and new market trends are reshaping the traditional franchise model.

Whether you have an existing or proposed model, BDO’s Franchising professionals can help you navigate the evolving landscape, improve operations, and mitigate risks that could threaten your franchise.

Featured insights and offerings for the franchising industry

Resources to support your business

How timely financial data helps when restaurant business is slow

For restaurants, having financial data in a timely manner can help franchise, independent chain, and standalone restaurant owners make key business decisions that can support operations and improve efficiency when business is slow.

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Retail trends for franchise business owners

For a franchise business owner, making informed decisions is key to success in the ever-evolving Canadian retail market. Explore five key retail trends that impact franchise systems and the practical advice on how franchisors can adapt.

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Business stages for the franchising industry

Growth strategies designed to match your business model, your goals, and your expectations.

Grow, expand & acquire

Adapt and respond more quickly and effectively to the changing economic, legal, consumer, and market landscape.

Adapt, prepare & respond

Guidance and advice that service the franchising industry

Building trust with your stakeholders requires meeting regulatory requirements, adhering to accounting standards, and being transparent with your financial reporting. Our Audit & Assurance teams use their deep industry knowledge and access to the latest data to help you keep up with the ever-changing regulatory landscape, including ESG reporting, complete complex audits, and meet tight deadlines.

BDO Tax professionals can help you remain compliant and stay on top of new developments. We offer a full range of integrated, multidisciplinary tax services that allow us to address multiple client issues—helping you streamline your tax operations.

When your business faces defining moments including business transformations, periods of growth, navigating recovery, and M&A transactions, significant value is at stake. We can provide engaged and hands-on professionals to help improve your value and guide you through the triggers of value creation—from revenue decline to market disruptions.

Businesses across all industries are adopting advanced and emerging technologies at a much faster rate than ever before. Solutions driven by data and AI are powerful assets to help you stay competitive in current markets; but they aren't without vulnerabilities. Our comprehensive, end-to-end cybersecurity services can help you mitigate the risks and strengthen your defences against cyber crime and attacks.

Navigating a major business transition can be difficult. Our experienced professionals provide comprehensive counsel to help you find the right path forward for you, your organization, and those who depend on it. BDO's Licensed Insolvency Trustees recognize the financial strain of debt and are here to provide you with personalized guidance on a range of solutions toward debt relief.

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