Lucrative Franchise Business for Sale:

Signs Express Macclesfield

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Established Franchise Business for Sale:

Signs Express Macclesfield

Exceptional Value Investment Opportunity

Established in 2018, Signs Express (Macclesfield) has been operating for six years and has built a solid customer base, excellent local reputation for bespoke signage solutions with excellent customer care and all of the necessary equipment required, offering a low-cost entry into business ownership for an entrepreneurial individual.

As a small centre with the current owner running all aspects of the business, this centre offers a cost-effective venture and unique opportunity for a new owner looking to take their first step into business ownership and shape an established business to suit you and carve out a niche in your area. 

With annual turnover in the region of £130,000, this centre has got huge potential to grow in an area under regeneration and with nearly 10,000 businesses in the territory. 

Signs Express (Macclesfield) current owner is selling the business as he has plans to emigrate to France, leaving a solid business opportunity for a new owner, allowing someone to take a start-up style business at a fraction of the usual cost.

Who are we looking for?
The centre presents opportunity for expansion potential and would benefit from a new owner who is hands on and practical, however also business minded to develop and grow the business further.

Contact us for more information and to attend one of our in-centre Discovery Days!

To discuss this business opportunity in more detail, contact us to arrange a call at a time that suits you. And why not attend one of our Discovery Days? Held at our Franchise Support Centre in Norwich, we offer you the chance to find out all about us and meet our support team.

Signs Express Macclesfield: All you need to know:

  • Q. My background isn’t in signage, is training provided?
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    Yes, full and extensive training is given to all new franchisees over a three-week period, plus ongoing support from our Franchise Support Centre team. You will also have an in-centre handover period with the exiting franchisees for additional support along with customer handover/instructions for key accounts.

    For more information, click here to find out about our three-week training programme.

  • Q. Who currently runs the centre and why is it being sold?
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    The centre is currently run by Mark Coyle who has owned the business since opening in 2018. Mark is selling the business after six years of ownership as he is emigrating to France.

  • Q. What’s the minimum capital I need initially to purchase the business?
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    • 30% of the sale price to purchase the business
    • £8,500 +VAT franchise fee for your rights to trade under the Signs Express brand and within the territory for a 10-year period
    • £1,250 +VAT for 50% of Signs Express Limited legal fees associated with the sale
    • £6-10k for your legal and accountancy fees to complete the sale and due diligence
  • Q. What sort of person are you looking for to take over the business?
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    We’re looking for a business minded, driven individual with strong sales skills, a flair for project management and problem solving, along with strong team values and a core focus on customer excellence.

  • Q. Are there any other costs involved?
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    All of the above costs are one off costs associated with the purchase of the business. As a franchise, the only other ongoing monthly costs you will incur are:

    1. Monthly Management Service Charge (MSC) fee of 7.5% of your turnover to cover use of the brand, all aspects of support from the Franchise Support Centre including IT, Finance, Sales, Operational Support and Marketing including our website (your shop window), bespoke marketing campaigns and much more.
    2. National Promotional Fund (NPF) levy of 1.5% of your turnover, or you can opt to pay NPF at a fixed monthly rate (currently set at £420 per month) which covers all of our national brand advertising, lead generation and your monthly PPC campaign.
  • Q. If I’m interested in finding out more, what do I do next?
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    1. First off, send us an enquiry via our website or get in touch over the phone (01603 598455) and we’ll arrange a short introductory call with you. This gives us a chance to understand what it is that you’re looking for, what your business experience is and where your skills lie, what your goals are for the future and so we can give you a detailed overview of Signs Express.
    2. Following this, if both parties are happy to proceed, we’ll send you the confidential prospectus for our Macclesfield centre which gives you more financial information and information specific to the centre (following a signed NDA).
    3. We would then invite you to attend one of our Interactive Discovery Days at our Franchise Support Centre in Norwich where you can meet some of our support team and have an open and honest conversation about how the business works.
    4. Again, if both parties would like to proceed, we’d then invite you to speak to our network and visit our Macclesfield centre to get a real feel for what you’re looking to invest in!
  • Q. I've never bought a business before, how does the legal process work?
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    When it comes to buying a business, it can certainly seem quite daunting. Whilst we can support you every step of the way, we want to ensure you’re getting expert advice at all times, therefore we partnered with Franchising Specialist Law Firm EMW Law to break down each stage of the legal process associated to buying a new business. Read on to view the full legal process involved...

Territory & Expansion

Ideally situated in the Eastern region of Macclesfield on the Fence Avenue Industrial Estate, close to the town centre, the centre is able to service a wide range of clients across both retail and industrial sectors.

Local areas include Wilmslow, Northwich, Winsford, Altrincham, Poynton, Alderley Edge, Middlewich and Knutsford.

Operating across a 3,000sq ft unit, Signs Express (Macclesfield) strives to constantly provide great quality and value together with great customer service, aiming to be Macclesfield’s favoured one-stop sign maker.

Training and Support

Business Growth Opportunities

Signs Express (Macclesfield) is a great centre to have within the Signs Express network, with room for expansion potential for an ambitious individual looking to venture into business ownership and take that next step in their career.

Get in Touch

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For more information about our franchising opportunities, please contact us using our Enquiry Form and a member of our Franchise Recruitment Team will get back to you as soon as possible.

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