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This Franchise Understands We All Have Those Impulse, Last-Minute Needs

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If you fancy a quick snack every now and then or refer a good old newspaper in the morning, you may have turned to Gateway Newstands for these needs.


Michael Aychental and David Goldman founded the company in 1983 and began franchising in the same year. Still family owned and operated, the Canadian-based operates in kiosks, stores and office buildings offering snacks, drinks, , cards, tobacco, tickets, magazines, books and other items.

Today, Gateways has more than 300 stores in , with locations including , and .

It is also ranked as No. 118 on Entrepreneur’s Franchise 500 list.


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