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Make Your Statement

With signs and graphics, you can say anything, do anything and be anything! Become a franchisee today.

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Overview

  • Outlets: 765+
  • Minimum Investment: £36,000
  • Funding Support: Yes
  • Total Investment: £150,000
  • Franchise Fee: £21,000
  • Business Type: Franchise
  • Expected Revenue after 2 Years: £200,000
  • Operating Fee: N/A
  • Advertising Fee: 2%
  • Royalty Fee: 7%
  • Average Floor Space: 1,500 sqft

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About FASTSIGNS


FASTSIGNS is a global leader in the franchised signs and graphics sector, with over 765 centres operating worldwide. Offering a proven route to successful business ownership, in an industry driven by technology and creativity, to exceed an annual turnover of £1 million.

As a FASTSIGNS franchisee, you’ll help any business, in any industry, make their statement through signs and graphics. Whether they need exterior building signs, signs to direct and inform, signs to decorate, signs to theme an event, or signs to promote - signage is always in demand. So, your business will always be in demand.

Training and Support Provided


With a dedicated, UK-based support team and a US-based Head Office, the business support you’ll receive is at the core of our promise to lead you to grow a profitable business.

With world-leading, industry experts at the helm, you’ll soon feel confident in your journey, as you are nurtured throughout the lifetime of your franchise with us.


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We were definitely nervous, as we were both complete sign novices. But we had help at every turn!” Tunde Sodipo, FASTSIGNS Northampton

Comprehensive Training Delivered

We know signage looks technical, and we can’t deny that it is! But, we have comprehensive training methods designed to ensure you’re well on the path to becoming an expert, when you open the doors of your business.

As a franchisee, you will receive:
  • 2 weeks of Foundations Training at our Dallas Head Office
  • 1 Week in a UK centre with your mentor
  • 1 Week, Centre-based Business Consultant training visit, pre-launch
  • 24/7 access to FASTSIGNS University
  • Gamification Mobile Access Training
  • A robust programme of ongoing training events, in sales, marketing, substrates and more
  • Annual visits from US-based industry experts
  • 2 Convention event opportunities, per annum


Business Management

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Our team of dedicated Business Consultants work with you to develop your business plan, and help you manage your objectives against it for success. We are also able to help you access HR support, accounting support, technical expertise and much more. Whatever you need, whenever you need it.

“We love being owners; being in control of our business and working in it, as well on it. The Head Office Support Team helped us move our mindsets from employees to owners, supporting us to achieve our goals. We’ve grown our business by over 30%, have taken on new team members, and we’re extremely excited for the future!” Melanie & Jose Martinez and Alan White

Marketing Support

We consistently invest in our brand positioning, website, and technology ensuring we can attribute ROI to your marketing activities. Marketing is at the centre of what we do. With consistent ‘On Your Behalf’ marketing activity and local marketing support, we’ll help you ensure your business is as visible as possible.

The Ideal FASTSIGNS Franchisee



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Believe it or not, our franchisees rarely join us with previous signage experience! All we require from our franchisees is for you to be organised, business-minded and able to communicate effectively with your customers.

As our franchise opportunity is predominantly a management opportunity, depending on your experience, skills and likes, we can build your team around you! If you’re a great manager, we’ll build a team of sales, design and production around you.

Like-wise if you’re a creative designer, we’ll recruit management skills, sales experience and production expertise.

FASTSIGNS’ History


FASTSIGNS first launched in Dallas, Texas in 1985, reaching the UK in 1994 and has expanded into 8 other countries over the past 37 years. Over this time, FASTSIGNS we’ve helped our franchisees build businesses that facilitate their lifestyle, allowing them to build a career to complements their skills.

To do this, we continuously strive to bring cutting-edge signage technology, coupled with powerful business strategy, so our top centres consistently achieve sales in excess of £1million.

FASTSIGNS has won countless international franchise industry awards and, specifically in the UK, we are consistently awarded 5-star satisfaction from our franchise network.
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Next Steps – your exciting future awaits you!


If you would like more information on what are the next steps toward your exciting future, please complete the form below.

FASTSIGNS International Inc. Financial Data
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Total Investment
FASTSIGNS recommends that you have a minimum net worth of £150,000, of which at least £35,000 is liquid assets.

Typically banks will lend up to 70% of the total investment. FASTSIGNS have excellent relationships with all major banks and are able to introduce you to franchise specialists in each bank.

The typical total investment is £81,798 (plus working capital), and the franchise fee is £17,500.

Little or no experience running a business? No problem!

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Leaping into self-employment and running your own successful business is a dream shared by many. It is, without a doubt, one of the most rewarding decisions you will ever make, if you are someone who wants to take control of your future and enjoy all the rewards of being a business owner.
Even if you have considerable career experience, and are confident you have the potential to make it work for you, the prospect of going it alone can be a daunting one. Even with experience of running a business, the decision to switch from an industry you know well to something new, is not one to be taken lightly, either.

No fear, FASTSIGNS can help!

No doubt you’ve spent a great deal of time researching your options and, if you’re reading this, a FASTSIGNS franchise could be one of your top choices. You’ve probably already read a great deal of information about us and what we can offer you as a franchise partner. But are you still on the fence because you’re concerned you don’t have enough experience running a business?

Well, we’re not going to tell you there’s such thing as a 100% guarantee when it comes to success in business, but we can say most of our franchisees have been exactly where you are now. We’ve helped 750 people within our global network to setup their own market-leading signage company. The majority of whom had had little or no experience in running a business before they joined us.

So you see, it is possible!

Being part of the FASTSIGNS franchise is about so much more than just accessing cutting-edge signage manufacturing! We offer you a comprehensive model, which has been proven over the decades, alongside our world-class training, to help you succeed as a business owner.

Dedicated support by your side

When you decide to work with us, one of the very first things we’ll do is enrol you in our comprehensive training programme. It provides you with comprehensive details on everything you need to know about signage, and the day-to-day running of your business. By drawing on the extensive experience of our franchise support team, you benefit from training in, among other things:

  • Sales
  • Management
  • Leadership
  • and how to develop both short- and long-term strategies for your new business.

You’ll also be assigned your own franchise mentor, who’ll support and guide you through your all-important first few weeks and months, as well as the world-class support you receive from Head Office. We’ll tailor your support package to your individual needs, as much as possible, but you can expect access to:

  • Expert business consultants
  • Marketing specialists for promoting your new business
  • And accounts experts who can help you make the most of your new business.

On top of this, you’ll have access to continuing training opportunities, through every stage of your business growth, helping you to become a true market leader in your field.

Your own business, with corporate business benefits!

You may be in business for yourself, but you will be part of a global brand, with the impact this brings for your future. Benefit from being part of the larger FASTSIGNS network, and all the advantages this brings such as support from fellow franchisees who have been on the same journey, regular meetups and annual conventions. We’ll also recommend trusted third-party consultants to help you with HR, accounts, health and safety, and legal advice so you always have access to the expertise you’ll ever need at your fingertips.

So, whether you’re planning your first step as a business owner, or just your next step, FASTSIGNS has got your back! They say fortune favours the bold, so why not make this the year you grasp your future in both hands? With FASTSIGNS we’ll be with you every step of the way.

How?

Contact us to find out more about how we can help you become the successful business owner you’ve always dreamed of being. Or, join us at one of our Discovery Days, where you can meet the team, and have your questions answered.

FASTSIGNS International Inc. Success Stories

FASTSIGNS | Case Study - Laide & Tunde Sodipo

May 24, 2023
Laide & Tunde Sodipo - 12 Months in Business

FASTSIGNS International | Case Study - Simon and Friederike Slee

May 24, 2023
Simon and Friederike Slee: A Husband & Wife Partnership That Enables Their Lifestyle.

FASTSIGNS Case Study | Melanie & Jose Martinez and Alan White

May 24, 2023
Melanie & Jose Martinez and Alan White - From Team Members to Franchisees.

A day in the life of a FASTSIGNS franchisee

February 10, 2023
What is it really like to run your own FASTSIGNS business?
FASTSIGNS International Inc. Testimonials
As a franchisee I wanted a franchisor that had more than just a business model. Apart from being a globally trusted brand, FASTSIGNS provides a wide support network of highly regarded professionals with excellent product knowledge. There is a solid platform that ensures franchisees have all the tools required to reach their potential.
Simon Slee,
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FASTSIGNS is the complete package – excellent training and start-up support, professional ongoing marketing and technical support, respected by suppliers and customers.
Andy Simpson,
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"They understand that the success of the franchisee is paramount to their success - a rare feature with most franchisors. If I had to do it again - no question about it - FASTSIGNS®."
Jerry Goldstein,
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FASTSIGNS International Inc. Videos
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FASTSIGNS | The Franchise Opportunity

John Davies, UK Managing Director of FASTSIGNS, talks about the franchise opportunity and the benefits if investing in the franchise network.
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Available Locations:
Franchises available in many areas of the UK.
Business Type:
Franchise
Minimum Investment:
£36,000
Financing Assistance
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