Greenfield Franchise Opportunities
What are Greenfields?
Greenfields are areas that have never had a Signs Express Centre but have huge business potential.
Our Greenfield territories have over 10,000 businesses (nearly double that of other sign franchisees) making them ideal locations for a Signs Express centre. We predominately work with the lucrative B2B market that includes retail, commercial and public services sectors as an example.
Greenfield sites offer a location that suits you along with the chance to launch your own business from scratch, with the assistance and training from Signs Express Franchise Support Centre. With a new territory, you will receive prospecting data, postcode territory sector information and a dedicated launch marketing plan.
But our support doesn’t just stop there, as a new centre we will also help you with finding the right site for your business, recruit staff, assist with financing and work with you to produce a comprehensive business plan, among other things.Find out more
Greenfield Sites Available
We have Greenfields available throughout the UK with a particular demand for new centres in the South East and Midlands, so be sure to contact us to talk through our current franchise opportunities and your desired location.
What’s more, our proactive sales and marketing support, as well as strong brand recognition across the nation means that there are plenty of customers actively enquiring after the services that we provide.
If you want regular repeat business with high-profit potential in a creative and diverse sector, then we are offering you the opportunity to fulfil your potential with the leading brand in signs and graphics in the UK & Ireland by joining our growing network.
“It has been really amazing to be able to shape my business around my own lifestyle and ethics. It has been important for me to involve my son and daughter in the business and I am pleased to have created a lucrative legacy for them after I retire”.
Steve Lloyd, Signs Express (Chester)
Learn more about our franchisees from our case studies
To help you get off to a flying start, we will invest your franchise fee of £20k back into your business AND invest £10k to contribute to set-up costs that are involved in a new location, meaning you can reach profitability even quicker!
This, along with savings on equipment means that the start-up costs are significantly more affordable than ever before! Instead of £80k + working capital, you now require just £45k + working capital*.
*Major banks can fund up to 70% of the cost, dependent upon your financial history.
We provide our franchisees with a comprehensive training course prior to helping find the right premises and staff to ensure that you will have the skills and confidence to become the boss. Find out more about Training & Support.
What's included in the package?
You don’t need any sign industry experience to become a Signs Express franchisee, in fact, 95% of our franchisees had no previous experience. You need to be a motivated individual with the drive and ambition to run your own business with the added benefit of a dedicated UK support centre.
On average, our franchisees stay with Signs Express for 15 years and throughout your Signs Express career, you will have comprehensive training and on-going support in all areas of your business, from operations to sales, marketing to finance.
Included in the package are:
- Dedicated marketing support
- Our website – Your shop window
- Buying power of the UK’s largest sign company
- Share of 1000s of sales enquiries we generate
- Assistance finding business premises and set-up
- IT set-up and on-going technical support
- Staff recruitment
- Online and offline brand exposure
- Business plan development
- Financial reviews
- Health & Safety/Insurance compliance
- New Product Development research