Franchise Opportunities

At Hobo, we have plans to expand the reach of our company. Franchising is a fantastic opportunity for those who share a similar vision and would like to become part of the Hobo brand. Hobo has plans to open 15+ stores in BC, Alberta and Ontario in 2019. Our mission is to hold strong a brand presence across 8 provinces by Q4, 2021.

Hobo will provide
  • Hospitality level of service meets retail cannabis
  • Negotiated leases in cannabis vetted and approved locations
  • Relationship leverage with government, both municipally and provincially
  • Store design
  • POS and ERP software solutions
  • Architectural drawings
  • Floors plan / Interior design
  • Financial budget documents
  • Banking and access to our professional services network
  • Legal services from Norton Rose Fulbright
  • Banking services from BMO
  • Financial services from KPMG
  • Franchise manuals for all aspects of the business, including HR, employee training, manager training, SOPs, operations protocols
  • Supplier / buying relationships
Hobo Requirements
  • Self motivated partners, financially sound and professional
  • Preference will given to candidates with relevant experience
  • Experience in the cannabis and/or retail industry
  • Have previously owned and operated a business
  • Immediate commitment
  • Strong knowledge of the communities in which the business resides
How much is the investment?

The amount of capital can range from $300,000 - $500,000 CAD depending on a wide range of factors:

  • The scale of the operation / premises
  • Lease terms and utilities
  • Scope of design and renovation to the location
  • Provincial and municipal application fees
  • Merchandising
  • Inventory
  • Professional services: legal, accounting, and architectural services
  • Working capital

If you’re interested in exploring the opportunity with Hobo, we encourage you to fill out our inquiry form below.