Our Story – Recognition Express
Recognition Express is a Promotional Product Business. They are a long established (1979) award-winning and strictly business 2 business franchise which specialises in corporate branded merchandise.
Recognition Express supply branded business gifts, promotional products, personalised name badges and a full range of clothing to businesses, schools and organisations in the UK. The business can be run from home to save on initial costs though most franchisees do in fact operate out of a small business unit.
Our Franchise Package
Total package, including our franchise fee – £35,000 plus vat (vat reclaimable in your first trading quarter). A typical bank will lend up to 70% so you can get a loan of £24,500, so investment is £11,000 + VAT. (Note: the percentage may depend of your financial criteria).
What do I get for my investment?
- 3 Weeks Training
- Centralised Marketing Launch Programme
- Appointment Generating System
- Contact Management System
- Own Web Site
- Extensive marketing collateral
- 250 Recognition Express Product Catalogues
- Sage Accounting Software
- Ongoing training; business reviews and network meetings
- Immediate installation at your home or office
Recognition Express is renowned for its marketing experience and we have a huge range of collateral, programmes and systems to raise to help our Franchise Owners maximise the market opportunity in their local territory.
The training is comprehensive. Your three week training will cover all the key business areas – marketing, sales, finance, business planning, production, products, pricing etc.
“It’s the best thing we have ever done in 25 years of marriage. Our skills complement each other very well and we have grown the business to such a point that we have more than trebled the business from when we started in 2003.”
Stephen & Ciorsden Price, Franchisee
Who is Recognition Express looking for?
There is no ideal franchisee profile. Existing Recognition Express franchise owners come from a variety of backgrounds, all with their own specific skills, including company directors, nurses, an airline flight attendant, sales executives and marketing managers.
Recognition Express franchisees are hardworking, ambitious and driven, with good ‘people skills’ – if this sounds like you, then you would be well suited to the ethos of the company.
Why Recognition Express?
Key Benefits of choosing us:
- Secure Investment
- Join an organisation with over 30 years
- Affordable Entry Cost
- Total investment £35,000 + VAT. Your investment from only £10,000. Bank finance available.
- Multiple income streams
- We have eight independent income streams with a total market potential of over £3 billion p.a..
- Repeat Orders
- Repeat orders from loyal customers keep building your business- we are a relationship business.
- Large Territories
- With 9,000 to 10,000 businesses
- Low Ongoing Costs
- Start at home with minimal overheads if you wish
- Strong Support from HQ Team
- 3 week induction training; centralised marketing; business planning and reviews; appointment generating system; on-going training; regional workshops; expertise in UK and international procurement; exceptional business support services; exceptional extranet tool; professional advice; hints & tips; great team spirit.
“You get what you are promised. The training is excellent and afterwards there is always someone on the end of a phone to help you get to grips with everything. Nigel himself still visits me regularly and is particularly helpful at business strategies.”
Stuart Fisher, Recognition
We want the best!
Recognition Express will provide you with everything you need to ensure a successful start to your franchise business. Our philosophy is quite simple; “We want the best!”