A true champion of cannabis culture, Friendly Stranger Holdings Corp (“FSHC”) remains dedicated to the future of the Canadian cannabis market.
FSHC houses three iconic brands supported by loyal legacy consumers with 60+ years of operating experience and millions of cannabis customers served by Friendly Stranger Cannabis Culture Shop™, Happy Dayz™ & HotBox™ shops.
Our reach is extensive with: 315+ Million annual media impressions since legalization, #1 Google ranking for Cannabis & Cannabis Accessories in Toronto, 60,000+ guests within the customer database across all brands & platforms, Projected 10%+ market share in Ontario
What is the FSHC Advantage?
• Leading retail executive team in Cannabis 100+ years of combined retail experience.
• 60+ years of experience in cannabis accessory retail, establishing leading understanding of consumers since 1994.
• Retail executives hired from Starbucks, House of Marley, Jack Astor's and Best Buy.
• Experienced at monetizing brands and scaling retail concepts.
Friendly Stranger is searching for experienced entrepreneurs, specifically owner and operators of successful franchise stores in retail and restaurants.
We are looking for partners who are self-motivated with a sharp business acumen, a professional work ethic and financial accountability.
We will provide the following start up services and ongoing support throughout the term of our franchise agreement:
• Store design & drawing
• Construction management
• Inventory financing
• Start up financial support available
Standard Operating Procedures
• Operating Manual
• Regulatory compliance
• Ordering of relevant products and growing brands through extensive knowledge and research leading to industry leading gross margins and sales
• Leading brand awareness
• Dedicated funds to marketing
• Throughout the term active engagement with our regional managers on best in class operating initiatives
Our goal is always to put the guest first and provide a safe retail environments that allows us to: Educate the public on the benefits of cannabis, Promote industry innovation, Foster a welcoming and open spirit, Normalize cannabis.
If you’re looking to get started in the cannabis retail business, we’d love to sit down (virtually if you prefer) and have a chat.
When you franchise with Friendly Stranger Holdings Corp., your investment will go towards:
• Sales for use of brand, store design, construction management services, SOP’s, technology, HR support, training, and inventory management services.
• Provincial wide and local store marketing initiatives.
• Easy access to regional managers and exec team for consulting.
We will ensure that you are given:
Designated Trade Area
• Geographic radius restriction on other franchise stores.
• Ability to build out future stores within trade area based upon operational success.
• Expansion of trade area region based on mutual interest.
5 Year Term
• 5-year initial term with mutual option to extend.
• Performance thresholds & milestones for enhanced partnership.
• Shared Wholesale Relationships and Agreements for all Cannabis Accessories.
Join one of the leading Ontario Cannabis retail brands with an iconic name and following.