International News

What Does a International News Franchise Cost?

Cash Required:$75,000 - $150,000
Net Worth Required:$251,500 - $378,500
Total Investment:$100,000 - $250,000

Franchisor Details

Total Units:125+
Year Founded:1994
Franchising Since:1994
Home Office: Mississauga, ON

A Premier Impulse Purchase Retailer

Who We Were? International News

Established in 1994 international news was a high profile retailer of tobacco, newspapers, magazines, lottery, beverages and confectionery.

Who We Have Become? INS Market.

Next generation INS Market has arrived. We are the most modern instant gratification store on the market. Our focus is on providing all customers with the largest selection of beverages and snacks in demand on a daily basis with an increasing focus on a healthier, better for you snack component.

Our concept will meet needs and exceed expectations through branded, traceable, reliable products and services at a value price point.

What We Do?

  • Beverages
  • Coffee
  • Nutritious bars
  • Better for you snacks
  • Chips
  • Ice cream
  • Tobacco
  • Transit tickets
  • ATM machines
  • Postal service
  • Sandwiches
  • Grab ‘n go items
  • Phone accessories
  • Dry cleaning depots
  • Stationary
  • Flowers
  • Magazines
  • Lottery
  • And more...

Where To Find Us

INS Market had close to 200 stores internationally.

  • Transit
  • Malls
  • Office complexes
  • Colleges & universities
  • Street locations
  • Hotels
  • Hospitals

An additional 20-30 stores are planned per year including possible acquisitions.

How We Look

The new look of INS Market.

Our Commitment

To Our Customers

  • We will provide our customers with the value they deserve, through fast, friendly, courteous service.
  • We will offer quality products in clean, well-merchandised stores, serviced by trained, well-groomed uniformed sales associates.

To Our Franchisees

  • At INS Market we recognize the need to support our franchise partners and together with our acquired experts deliver a business opportunity that has been detailed to meet the needs of the individual location.

Franchise Profile

Stores will typically range in size from 150 to 1000 square feet. INS Market has expert design and merchandising professionals to complete all store design and has a coast-to-coast contractor network to ensure professional, on time, on budget construction.

Ideal Candidate

We're looking for franchise owners who are outgoing and have sales, marketing, and/or management experience, and who are results oriented. A person who can build relationships, lead a team, and who has the motivation to excel! You must have a minimum of $90k in liquid capital, and be ready to make a full-time commitment.


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