The 7-Eleven convenience store front retail franchise More often than not, franchised businesses specialise in a particular product or service. Whether that’s fast food, education, cleaning, pet services, kids’ entertainment or beauty treatments, most successful franchises have found a niche and taken full advantage of it. When it comes to the 7-Eleven store front retail franchises however, it’s not so much the products they sell but the way they sell them that’s been the key to the business’s success. By [...]
Here's how you can invest in, and run your own successful retail business... You might not realise it, but some of the most well-known and successful businesses in the UK are retail franchises. That means that rather than being one corporate operation with a top-down organisational structure, each outlet is an individual part of a larger whole. What this also means is that if you’re looking to get into retail, there could be a way of doing it that helps [...]
Retail is a notoriously up and down sector of the business world. When times are good products fly off the shelves, profits are huge and it’s a relatively easy way to make money. However, in times of more economic uncertainty, shoppers lose confidence and choose to hold onto their hard-earned cash instead of spending it. Then it becomes harder to balance the books.However, sensible retail strategy and following a proven business plan can make it easy to pass through [...]
Gadcet are delighted to be exhibiting at the Franchise Show from the 17th to the 18th of February 2017. They’ll join over 150 exhibitors at ExCeL in London to showcase their business and educate visitors on the many benefits of becoming a Gadcet franchisee.Technology is changing all the time and with it comes the demand for high-quality used gadgets, games and accessories. So, since 2009 Gadcet have been buying and selling used tech, from tablets to sat navs and [...]
Owning a boutique is the ultimate dream business for many women. Spending your working day surrounded by beautiful items of quality clothing and accessories. This can be an ideal business for a fashion conscious entrepreneur.Running a high-end boutique can bring great job satisfaction and financial reward. Helping your customers to find the perfect outfit is key to customer loyalty and recommendation. Whether the customer is looking for a special occasion outfit or classical elegance to be enjoyed everyday, shopping [...]
Many franchised businesses find their tills ringing by cashing in on extra valentine orders. For many franchised businesses Valentines day is a major sales booster. Whether your franchise specialises in bouquets, chocolates or beauty services, many of us are prepared to splash out to treat our partners.Valentine day is big business in the UK, Brits are likely to spend £668m. Valentine's day is one of the biggest non-religious retail opportunities in the calendar to coax us Brits into spending.Popular ways to spend [...]
You could be like a kid in a sweet shop with a confectionery franchise. With a strong demand in the UK for sweet treats there are many types of retail confectionery based franchise opportunities. It has been reported that the average Brit gets through a whopping 11kg of chocolate each year. With chocolate being an ever popular gift for every occasion a confectionery franchise can be a lucrative and fun business to operate. Whether you would like to own a chocolate [...]
Tackle Trailer franchise backs coaching and is a UK first, a complete tackle shop on wheels, providing anglers tackle and bait. Their fully equipped mobile trailers tour the country to supply anglers via their growing van based franchise network.As reported in Angling Times, Steve Calder, Managing Director has revealed exciting plans to support the Angling Trust's coaching initiatives. Tackle Trailer have agreed to provide Level Two grade coaches with tackle supplies to include rods, poles and other essential equipment at [...]
Cash Converters Franchise West Midlands owned by John Walker and Jason Amos are celebrating the preparation to open it's seventh cash converters franchise store. The company is also changing it's status to a Limited Company to allow for future expansion and to attract senior managers for it's succession planning.To find out more about a franchise with Cash Converters click here.
Scottish based Baguette Express franchise has announced 18 new sites in 2010. The company intends to expand from 70 baguette franchise outlets to a total of 150 Baguette Express franchise stores in 3 years time expanding it's franchise operations into England with 2 new outlets in London next year.To find out more about the Baguette Express franchise opportunity click here.
The CD franchise, a business in which it's franchisees sells CD's online continues to growth and now has 20 franchisees in the UK.The start up costs are low at £2,995 and includes some initial franchise stock and according to the franchisor within a few months franchisees are earning over £200 per week, not bad for selling unwanted CD's.
With the opening on a new Dominos pizza franchise in Saltney 39 new jobs have been created. AKS Partners, a family run business has 6 other Dominos pizza franchises. Dominos launched its pizza franchise in the UK in 1985 and now has 640 pizza franchise stores employing 20,000 people.To find out more about this exciting franchise click here.