Seasonal Franchises in the UK
There has been a steady increase in the demand for starting up seasonal franchises in the UK because of the recent strong rise in the number of people spending on leisure and recreational activities.
Seasonal franchises may cover a wide range of business proposals and strategies, such as ice cream parlours, garden services or even gift outlets for different occasions. But you need to pursue a seasonal franchise such that it ensures you a healthy income or turnover. Businesses that do not offer you an attractive monthly turnover can turn out to be a major problem and would be suitable for only those who have excellent management skills and budgeting sense or perhaps do not need such a high income.
Large franchisees in the UK at times even run more than one franchise simultaneously and reap a steady flow of income throughout the year. For example, in case of a swimming pool cleaning franchise, you would expect a healthy flow of income especially during the summer season, in comparison to the winter season. Thus, a seasonal franchise should be something that may stand as a second business to you, which can offer you additional revenue whilst you work on your primary business, or franchise business for that matter. For instance, if you opt for a Christmas house decorating franchise business, it can bring you good money during the month of December that can even offset the less-profitable months of the year in such kind of seasonal franchise.
It is advised that you undergo adequate market research before opting for a seasonal franchise.