The Zip Yard

Summary of Operation:
The most successful and fastest growing garment alteration franchise in the UK and Ireland. Highly visible, strong, bold branding enables The Zip Yard to dominate in the high street. Huge marketplace with retail, domestic, and B2B markets all available.

Ideal Franchise Owner:
Our franchise owners must be ambitious, customer driven, well organised and keen to follow a proven business system. These are all essential qualities but no more so than a true passion to run your own business and a determination to make it as successful as possible.

Training Provided:
We provide a two-week comprehensive induction training programme covering business practices, computer systems, running a centre, marketing and promotions, recruitment and counter sales.

Training Location:
Head Office in Leicester (2 days) Off-site (4 days) In centre (One week).

Support Services:
Ongoing training, marketing, product development and procurement services are provided by our highly committed senior management team who will also always be on-hand to provide advice and to assist with your day-to-day business development.

Year Established: 2005
Year of First Franchise: 2011
Number of Company Outlets: 0
Number of Franchised Outlets: 16
Franchises Planned: 100
Areas of Priority Development: Throughout the UK

Total Cost of Franchise: £38,500 + VAT plus Shop Fit.
Initial Investment: £15000
Management Service Fees Payable: 8%
Breakdown of Package: Licence to trade, two weeks intensive training, marketing launch package and marketing collateral, website, hands on operational support, shop fitting, opening stock, bespoke till and epos system, manuals and ongoing business support.
Financial Assistance Available: Major banks

BFA Member: Associate
IFA Member: No