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Description: Signs Express is firmly established as the largest and leading signs franchise in the UK and Ireland – come and join an award winning team. Business Type: Franchise. Financing Assistance: Yes, through a third party. Training Provided: Yes. BFA Full Member: Yes.

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Signs Express Franchise – 25 Years in Business

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Signs Express - Resales

Location: Across the UK

Investment: £50k - £100k

Details:

Want regular and repeat business with high profit potential in a creative and diverse sector? If your answer is yes, then today is your lucky day as we are offering the opportunity to fulfil your potential with the leading brand in signs and graphics in the UK & Ireland.

Signs Express is excited to announce that there are still territories available across the UK, particularly the South East and the Midlands, to take the brand to new and prosperous heights. During 2015, this opportunity is even more fantastic as we are offering a 45% saving on your start-up costs in celebration of our 25th anniversary. We will invest our franchise fee in to your business to offer you this amazing deal that will include a franchise package with everything you need to get up and running.

What’s more, our proactive sales and marketing support, as well as our strong brand recognition across the nation means that there are plenty of customers actively enquiring after the services that we provide.

Our existing franchisees are regular award winners with the industry acumen to be recognised for their contributions to the industry and their local areas. In fact, 2015 saw Lee Eaton, owner of Signs Express (Manchester), receive the top award at the British Franchise Association Franchisee of the Year awards, winning despite stiff competition from brands such as Dyno, McDonalds and Snap-on. Being recognised as the very best franchisee in the country just goes to show Lee's drive for excellence and the remarkable support that we provide to him and his fellow franchisees.

Established 25 years ago, Signs Express now has over 65 franchised outlets throughout the UK & Ireland. The wealth of experience and knowhow that we have cultivated over the years is put into practice every day helping our new and existing franchisees to become a success. Signs Express has become the foremost brand by providing quality products at competitive prices and offering a supreme customer service. We pride ourselves in combining total coverage with local knowledge, which enables us to offer our clients the most effective sign solutions and to offer you the tailored support that you need.

There are numerous advantages to becoming a franchisee, including:

• A proven business model
• Market leading brand
• Lucrative B2B sector
• High earning potential
• Training and on-going support
• No sign industry experience required
• Buying power as part of the UK’s largest sign company
• An experienced support team at head office skilled in HR, Accounts, IT, technical support and sales & marketing, who support your operation every step of the way.
With a high profit potential and great support in sales and marketing from a dedicated team at the HQ, you don’t need any previous experience in the sign industry to go for it. This really is an opportunity you cannot miss.

Total investment required: from £80k, of which 1/3 must be your own funds.

Location: Bedfordshire

Investment: £130,000

Turnover: In excess of £360,000

Details:

Reason for sale: Family commitments

A fantastic opportunity to become a part of the Signs Express network has become available with a well-established centre up for sale based in Bedfordshire.

This well-established business opened in 2006 and operates from 3,200 square feet of modern light-industrial premises, which are fully fitted with all the equipment required. Over 10 years of trading, this profitable centre has built up a diverse range of customers made up of clients in the private sector, local council and other organisations in the public sector.

Due to its fantastic location, this business would suit those based, or looking to relocate to Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Cambridgeshire, Hertfordshire and Northamptonshire.

With a turnover in excess of £360,00 this rapidly growing business can be highly lucrative and as a management franchise, you need no previous sign industry experience to join the Signs Express network.

There are numerous advantages to becoming a franchisee:
• Dedicated marketing support
• Proven business model
• High earning potential
• Established for more than 25 years
• Our website - Your shop window
• Buying power of the UK’s largest sign company
• Share of 1000s of sales enquiries we generate
• Full training and ongoing support from UK based HQ
• Brand awareness as the most searched signs brand on Google
• Dynamic, creative and diverse industry

After 10 years, the current owners of the business are ready to move on and are looking forward to dedicating more time to their elderly parents in the knowledge that they have nurtured an excellent reputation in the local area.

There remains tremendous scope to utilise the trading history, the full potential of the assets and the territory areas of the business, along with assistance from the franchisor, to grow the already extensive customer base.

Location: Gloucestershire

Investment: £450k

Date Established: 1993

Staff: Team of 5

Turnover: High earning potential (47% higher than the average signs business)

Premises: A large facility that comes as part of the package

Details:

An opportunity to become part of the Signs Express network has become available with a high-performing centre in Gloucestershire for sale.

After 23 years, this centre is one of the longest established sign making businesses in the area and has an extensive, loyal, customer base serving local and national customers with a variety of signage solutions.

Excellent financial results have been delivered in recent years due to focus on profitable growth opportunities, whilst maintaining a low cost of sales and benefiting from the experience and efficiencies of the team.

The business operates from a large facility with numerous assets that come as part of the package, including a highly-skilled team of 5 with an incredible amount of experience in the signs and graphics industry. With this opportunity, you will be able to hit the ground running and use the company’s existing client list as a platform to look at maximising the potential of the region.
The existing franchisee has built the business up from scratch over the past 23 years and is seeking to relocate and enjoy semi-retirement. There remains tremendous scope to utilise the centre’s existing reputation, trading history, assets and territory alongside assistance from the franchisor.

Priced at £450k, this exceptional operation is priced to sell and is based in such a prosperous region, it is unlikely to be on the market for very long.

There are numerous advantages to becoming a franchisee:
• High earning potential (47% higher than the average signs business)
• Proven business model
• No sign industry experience required.
• Most searched for Signs brand on Google
• Over 25 years of experience
• Buying power of the UK’s largest sign company
• Training & ongoing support from a dedicated UK support team
• Share of 1000s of sales enquiries we generate from the lucrative B2B sector
• Award winning network

Signs Express is the UK’s leading provider of signage to a diverse range of sectors. Over 25 years of experience in this prosperous industry has made us experts in our trade – knowledge that fortifies our network of more than 60 centres across the UK and Ireland.

Please fill out the enquiry form below to register your interest and we will be in contact with you to discuss the opportunity further.

Location: Midlands

Investment: £175,000

Details:

After nearly 20 years of trading, this successful centre offers the opportunity to join the lucrative sign industry and become a part of the Signs Express network. This established centre has built up a diverse range of customers, made up of clients in the private sector, local council and other organisations in the public sector.

Due to its location, this fantastic opportunity would suit those living or looking to relocate to Warwickshire, Oxfordshire, Northamptonshire, West Midlands, Leicestershire, Staffordshire and Worcestershire.

In the right hands, this opportunity can be highly lucrative and as a management franchise, you need no previous sign industry experience to join the Signs Express network.

There remains tremendous scope to utilise the trading history, the full potential of the assets and the territory areas of the business, along with assistance from the franchisor, to grow the already extensive customer base.

Reason for sale:

After 12 years, the current owner of the business is looking forward to spending more time with his family due to personal health reasons, in the knowledge that they have nurtured an excellent reputation in the local area.

Location: Reading

Investment: £595,000

Staff: Highly-skilled team of 7

Turnover: £1 million

Premises: 4,200 sq ft facility included

Details:

Signs Express is the UK’s leading provider of signage to a diverse range of sectors. Over 25 years of experience in this prosperous industry has made us experts in our trade – knowledge that fortifies our network of more than 60 centres across the UK and Ireland.

An exciting opportunity has arisen to purchase our high-performing Reading branch.

This is a centre that not only benefits from Signs Express’s excellent reputation, but also from the region’s close connection to Heathrow Airport. The consequent large numbers of global companies that have sprung up around Reading, Wokingham and Bracknell have benefitted the centre greatly. Indeed, Reading was named as the UK’s most successful economic city in the Good Growth for Cities 2014 Report.

The unit in question is a 4,200 sq ft facility with numerous assets that come as part of the package, including a highly-skilled team of 7 with combined experience of over 65 years in the signs and graphics industry. With this opportunity, you will be able to hit the ground running and use the company’s existing client list as a platform from which to reach your full potential.

The existing franchisee has built the business up from scratch over the past 20 years and now feels that the time is right to explore his other enterprise and property options. There remains tremendous scope to utilise the centre’s existing reputation, trading history, assets and territory alongside assistance from the franchisor to achieve an annual turnover of well over £1 million.

Location: South Yorkshire

Investment: £180,000

Date Established: 2004

Details:

A fantastic opportunity to become a part of the Signs Express network has become available with a well-established centre up for sale based in South Yorkshire.

This profitable centre is currently celebrating 12 years of trading and has built up a diverse range of customers made up of clients in the private sector, local council and other organisations in the public sector.

Due to its great location, this business would suit those based, or looking to relocate to South Yorkshire.

This rapidly growing business can be highly lucrative and as a management franchise, you need no previous sign industry experience to join the Signs Express network.

Clear systems and high quality standards will allow a new franchisee to step straight into the role. Plus, you’ll have the added benefit of a dedicated support team from Signs Express franchise headquarters covering all aspects of the business.

There are numerous advantages to becoming a franchisee:
• Dedicated marketing support
• Proven business model
• High earning potential
• Established for more than 22 years
• Our website – Your shop window
• Buying power of the UK’s largest sign company
• Share of 1000s of sales enquiries we generate
• Full training and ongoing support from UK based HQ
• Brand awareness as the most searched signs brand on Google
• Dynamic, creative and diverse industry

Having grown the business from scratch the owner now wishes to take time out before looking for a different challenge in the future, leaving the business in a strong position where a new owner can build on the solid foundations left by the existing franchisee.

There remains tremendous scope to utilise the centre’s existing reputation, trading history, assets and territory alongside assistance from the franchisor.

To find out more, make an enquiry.

Location: Sussex

Investment: £45,000

Date Established: 2004

Details:

An exciting opportunity to become a part of the Signs Express network is available with a well-established centre in Sussex.

If you’re looking to buy an established business then this is an ideal opportunity for you. This franchise business was started in 2004 and has built a diverse selection of customers. These include Multinational Companies, Design and Marketing agencies, Construction businesses, Public health services including Care homes and Dentists

The business operates from a large facility with numerous assets that come as part of the package, including a highly-skilled team with a wealth of experience in the signs and graphics industry. With this opportunity, you will be able to hit the ground running and use the company’s existing client list as a platform to look at maximising the potential of the region.
This well-established business is priced to sell at £45,000.
There are numerous advantages to becoming a franchisee:

• High earning potential (47% higher than the average signs business)
• Proven business model
• No sign industry experience required.
• Most searched for Signs brand on Google
• Over 25 years of experience
• Buying power of the UK’s largest sign company
• Training & ongoing support from a dedicated UK support team
• Share of 1000s of sales enquiries we generate from the lucrative B2B sector
• Award winning network

Signs Express is the UK’s leading provider of signage to a diverse range of sectors. Over 25 years of experience in this prosperous industry has made us experts in our trade – knowledge that fortifies our network of more than 60 centres across the UK and Ireland.

The current owner set the business up from scratch and 12 years later is looking forward to retirement with the knowledge that they have nurtured an excellent reputation in the local area.
This opportunity can be highly lucrative for the right candidate and as a management franchise, you need no previous sign industry experience to join the Signs Express network.

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