Great Canadian Dollar Store



About Great Canadian Dollar Store

Great Canadian Dollar Stores sell an exciting variety of products typically priced between $1.00 and $20.00 and with our multiple price points we are able to capture the greatest customer base within the extreme value segment. We have been a dollar store leader since 1993, providing support and purchasing power without diminishing the initiative and entrepreneurial spirit of our franchise members. Our strong network, offering a specialized 3P’s training, negotiated supplier discounts, group buying power and access to our intranet is available for your success. We at Great Canadian Dollar Store truly live our motto of “Working Together for Success”.


Open a Great Canadian Dollar Store franchise and be your own boss in as little as 8 weeks.

We are a dollar store leader celebrating more than 25 years in business.  With 115 stores behind our name, we’ve streamlined our franchise member intake process to make it easy for yourself. Whether you’re a seasoned businessperson or new to business ownership, we’ll guide you through the process so you can feel confident about building a successful store.


The five things you should know before you apply

1. Great Canadian Dollar Stores are franchises.

As a franchise system, you will pay a monthly royalty to be granted the right to use our proven operating system. The system is continually being improved upon, with more than 25 years of knowledge and experience as a base.

2. We provide hands-on support – before, during and after your grand opening.

From day 1 we work with you to find the location, provide help with store set up and be at your side for your Grand Opening. Our support doesn’t stop after the Grand Opening, as we work together to grow your business, as your success is our success.

3. You don’t need to have business or retail experience.

We’ve spent more than 25 years gaining experience in retail and business operations, and we’re here to teach you everything you need to know to run your own successful business.

4. You should have an entrepreneurial spirit and the attitude to have fun.

You don’t need to have business experience – but an entrepreneurial spirit is a must! You should be driven to run your business with an attitude to have fun.

5. You should look at it as a hands-on investment.

Our most successful franchise members are hands-on with their businesses. They invest time and effort, working with us to make their stores the best they can be.




Initial Franchise Fee
Investment Level
$300,000 - $650,000
Royalty Fee
Ad Fee

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