Entertainment franchises covers a wide range of fun and interesting business opportunities for Canadians. Party stores are a well known category for entertainment based businesses. Over 181 million dollars in sales have been made from party supplies sold in provinces throughout the country. Some of these increases in profits came from deals that gave budget conscious Canadians more purchasing options during the recession. These locations stock everything that a person is looking for when planning their next event. Themes related to specific holidays are covered in special sections and standard decorations are placed throughout the store for maximum exposure.