Summary of Operation:
Retail sales of carpet, laminates, vinyls & beds. Generally out of town locations in ’warehouse style’ outlets of between 5-10,000 sq ft.
Ideal Franchise Owner:
Sales or retail knowledge an advantage along with previous business ownership. A ’people person’ with a good understanding of customer service and branded concepts. Pro active starter who can make things happen.
A 2 phase programme comprising six weeks for each phase - 2nd phase with salary + commission, weekend of opening - full support, four weeks mentoring post-opening.
South Yorkshire, fully funded by United Carpets. 2nd phase held in store of destination.
Support Services: Year Established:
Marketing, training, operational, legal, accountancy, financial. Business data from footfall counters.
1997Year of First Franchise:
1998Number of Company Outlets:
10Number of Franchised Outlets:
2013 - all bar 2 company outlets franchised.Areas of Priority Development:
Yorkshire, North West, East and West Midlands. Overseas Opportunities Exist:
None Overseas Opportunities Planned:
NoneTotal Cost of Franchise:
£30000Management Service Fees Payable:
8% yr 1, 9.5% years 2-5.Breakdown of Package:
£10,000 franchise fee, £10,000 local marketing, £79,000 shopfit.Financial Assistance Available:
All main banksBFA Member: