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A guide to buying a franchise

A guide to buying a franchise

Before acquiring a franchise you need to investigate and analyze different aspects about franchising. This guidebook will provide you with the insight and tools required to approach the path of owning your own franchise. It will help you think about some of the key considerations you need to make in regards to both the franchise and your own circumstances and personality.

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Start your franchise right – right from the start.

Start your franchise right – right from the start.

With over 1,200 franchise brands operating in Canada, how will you ensure you choose the one that will be the right fit for you? Getting the right franchising advice every step of the way is critical as you start down the path towards starting your own franchise.

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Greening your business: A guide to getting started

Greening your business: A guide to getting started

From making a commitment to making it mainstream, going green is a journey and this guidebook will help you along every step of the way.

Chock full of tips and tools, this comprehensive guidebook provides leaders with a better understanding of what environmental sustainability is and why it matters, along with the business case and other advice on how to strategically plan for going green.

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Business planning for the long term

Business planning for the long term

If a company is to stand the test of time, then its business plan must do the same. Businesses can remain on the right path, and be prepared to confront new challenges and seize new opportunities by continually reassessing and revising their plan.

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A Guide to Buying a Franchise

A guide to buying a franchise

Before acquiring a franchise you need to investigate and analyze different aspects about franchising. This guidebook will provide you with the insight and tools required to approach the path of owning your own franchise. It will help you think about some of the key considerations you need to make in regards to both the franchise and your own circumstances and personality.

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Business Insights – "Investing in Equipment"

Business Insights – "Investing in Equipment"

Investing in equipment can often be a catalyst for business growth. Learn about how to make the business case, who to consult, and other steps to making the right investment decision. Instead of “Can I afford to invest?”, ask yourself “Can I afford not to invest?”.

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Beyond Recycling: What an Environmental Sustainability Strategy can do for your Business

Beyond Recycling: What an Environmental Sustainability Strategy can do for your Business – Held September 29th

View an archive or download an audio only podcast (MP3) where Jim Hart, Green Business Client Strategy & Sandra Odendahl, Director of Corporate Environmental Affairs at RBC discuss the business case for sustainability today, and a proven 5–step approach to creating a green plan for your business.

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Investing in Business Productivity

Investing in Business Productivity  – Held November 24

View an archive or download an audio only podcast (MP3) With Wendy Carroll, Vice President, Leasing at RBC Royal Bank; whether you're a heavy manufacturer or a small retailer, Wendy will help you understand how to finance your next equipment purchase.

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Considering an Energy Retrofit?

Considering an Energy Retrofit? – September 21, 2010

View an archive or download a podcast (MP3) where we share best practices in developing, financing and managing an effective energy retrofit plan.

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Foreign Exchange: Risk or Opportunity?

Foreign Exchange: Risk or Opportunity?  – June 9, 2010

View an archive or download a podcast of John Kuziora, Managing Director, Foreign Exchange at RBC Royal Bank. Whether you are a global business or just dealing with occasional cross–border transactions, John will help you determine what kind of FX strategy is appropriate for your organization and share the tools for how to develop one.

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