If you have great people skills and dream of owning your own local shop, then a retail franchise is definitely something you should consider.
There are so many different retail franchises available to you, and some of them are less expensive than you might think. Let’s take a look at some of them.
1. A Suit That Fits
Investment: up to £1,000
Do you have an eye for fashion? A Suit That Fits is a fantastic opportunity for a fashion enthusiast to become part of an industry that is worth around £800million annually. As a Suit That Fits franchisee, you can manage your own suit tailoring store with a bespoke service being at the core of your operations.
Don’t worry if you don’t know anything about owning a store like this; full training is provided including learning how to take measurements and styling. As long as you can deliver great customer service and you are enthusiastic, you will be a perfect fit!
Investment: up to £5,000
As one of the fastest-growing pet food franchises in the UK, Husse operates in over 40 countries, selling nutritious food products for dogs, cats and horses. Working in the local community, Husse franchisees can build a great connection with local pet-lovers and establishing trust with them.
Husse franchisees can expect full training about the products that they will be selling and can have the opportunity to work from home on a flexible basis. Franchisees can also receive their own website and marketing support and no previous experience is needed!
3. With Thanks
Investment: up to £4,359
Are you a charitable person? Do you like supporting good causes? Then With Thanks wants to hear from you. As a charity brand of sweets and confectionary, With Thanks’ products are sold from highly-visual boxes within businesses. All you need to do is make they are fully stocked!
With Thanks is a branch of Barnack Confectionary Ltd., which is a well-established and respected name in the confectionary industry and will provide you with full training and information about the products as well as some early boxes to get you moving!
4. Oast House Farm Snacks
Investment: up to £3,000
If you have a generous and charitable heart, then Oast House Farm Snacks could be the franchise for you! Oast House Farm Snacks delivers boxes of delicious snacks to local business. Based on an honesty box system, some of the money paid by the businesses will go towards supporting your local hospice, generating a ‘feel-good’ factor in your community.
For just £3,000, Oast House Farm Snacks will provide you with as much stock as you need to get your business off the ground and will give you as much marketing support as possible. You don’t need any previous retail experience, just a friendly approach!
Investment: up to £5,000
The pre-owned electronics market is thriving and one place it is particularly strong is online. BASEO, which stands for Buy and Sell Electronics Online, has already turned over around £2million since it was estanblished in 2011 through buying and selling electricals and is looking for new enthusiastic franchisees to join their network.
As a BASEO franchisee, you can work with an experienced and dedicated team to ensure that your business can perform as strongly as possible, from finding the right store to marketing. This support does not stop when the store is open; BASEO will be there for you whenever you need some extra help!
Want to find out more?
With franchises in a range of different areas of retail, you are sure to find the one that you are passionate about. Have a look at the other retail franchises available on Reed Commercial and make your retail dream a reality.