Recognition Express

Summary of Operation:
Supplier and manufacturer of corporate and personalised products to businesses. Recognition Express has eight defined income streams from personalised name badges and promotional products, to branded clothing and business gifts.

Ideal Franchise Owner:
People who will build relationships, communicate well and work hard, and have real ambition to successfully run a business-to-business operation.

Training Provided:
Three weeks of training to cover territory management, production and procurement, finance and extensive sales and marketing initiatives.

Training Location:
One week on territory, one week Bardon, five days production on-site.

Support Services:
Full business support including – but not limited to – business planning, sales, marketing, procurement and finance plus in-house technical support. Franchise owners receive comprehensive marketing systems including appointment generating, marketing collateral and a range of marketing tools and samples. Additionally, franchise owners have their own website and access to the Recognition Express extranet.

Year Established: 1979
Year of First Franchise: 1979
Number of Company Outlets: 0
Number of Franchised Outlets: 47
Franchises Planned: 85
Areas of Priority Development: UK

Overseas Opportunities Exist: Ireland, Spain, Portugal, Germany.
Overseas Opportunities Planned: South Africa.

Total Cost of Franchise: £35,000 + VAT
Initial Investment: £10000
Management Service Fees Payable: 10%
Breakdown of Package: Licence to trade, three weeks training, twelve month marketing launch programme, centralised appointment generation, extensive marketing collateral, personalised web site, access to Recognition Express Extranet, production equipment and samples, finance package, Contact Management System, manuals and ongoing business support.
Financial Assistance Available: All major banks.

BFA Member: Full
IFA Member: No

Year 1£60,000AOR
Year 2£120,000AOR
Year 3£180,000AOR