Why join the COBS Bread Family?
-Proven business formula – 30 years and over 700 bakeries worldwide.
-Full training before operation, including how to bake.
-Ongoing operational assistance.
-Franchises available for new and existing bakeries.
-67 bakeries and growing across Canada.
- COBS Bread was awarded the Bronze Award in recognition of excellence in franchisor/franchisee relationships in the category of Traditional Franchises New / Emerging by the Canadian Franchise Association in 2010.
- COBS Bread is a recipient of the Franchisees' Choice Designation, awarded by the Canadian Franchise Association in 2011.
More like a family than a franchise
COBS Bread offers ‘hands-on’ support and proven business procedures and systems, to assist in managing your business to success.
These systems and policies are continually enhanced to provide franchisee’s with streamlined, relevant and timely support in a range of areas.
Marketing – strategic marketing support in the areas of advertising, media, design, product pricing, public relations, merchandising, local marketing and market research.
Training – franchisee training program conducted at one of our training bakeries over 12 to 16 weeks at a total cost of $6,500 plus applicable taxes. Additional training and development provided on an ongoing basis when the need arises.
Finance – financial assistance including rostering and payroll systems, disclosure of group reports, and negotiating bakery liability insurance through group coverage.
Point of Sale – cash flow, reporting and customer loyalty programs.
Human Resources – our human resources systems drive best practices and policies, including information and recommendations in the areas of employee relations and other relevant legislation.
Operations – COBS Bread has an operational team that provides ongoing support and guidance for effective business management including product safety and occupational health and safety standards.
Property – locating viable precincts and negotiating leases directly with landlords.
Purchasing – group purchasing arrangements.
The opportunity to network with other franchisees and benchmark results provides an invaluable support system.