The overall photographic industry in the UK generates close to £1.7 billion per year. With Over 8,000 distinct businesses operating within the UK photographic industry, reports have it that these businesses have grown at a rate of 2% per annum over the past four years (2014-2018). This number is well above the average growth of…

 

Carpet cleaning, according to reports, holds a substantial share of the UK’s £6bn property cleaning sector. Contract cleaning in particular is a massive market, including commercial deals to regularly clean carpets in office blocks, hotels and housing developments. Indeed, this is an industry that lends itself particularly well to small, localised business start-ups. A good…

 

First and foremost, Nando’s does not offer franchises in the UK and they don’t have any plans to franchise in the United Kingdom in the future. Internationally, franchises are only available in South Africa, New Zealand, and Australia. Note that the UK arm of Nando’s is run by a private equity company, owned by a…

 

Acquiring and running a franchise business in the UK is quite easy, profitable and indeed more popular today than ever. Even though almost every business that focuses on retail customers can and has been franchised, children-centric businesses are indeed among the biggest beneficiaries of the franchising business model. Always note that no business can ever…

 

Starting a new business can be risky, however statistics have shown that following a proven franchise model significantly improves your chances of success. It is a fact that starting a business through investing in a franchise can give you a framework that will give you the needed support especially as it relates to startup financing…

 

The general cosmetic industry in the UK is a bigger deal than you might actually know. With annual revenue of over £4 billion, it maintains its potency as one of the most important arms of personal care businesses. Being entirely consumer facing, there are obvious struggles associated with the industry. Despite these, the industry has…

 

A lot of people enjoy a game of sport, whether it’s with the intention of maintaining fitness, relieving stress or just having a bit of fun. Golf is one unique game that can deliver on all three. Asides the fact that it involves a lot of walking, there is time to chat with friends and…

 

Frozen yoghurt is made from a combination of fresh milk and yoghurt, giving this delicious treat its unparalleled tang. There is indeed no limit to the flavour combinations, coupled with a choice of fresh and dry toppings. A lot of frozen yoghurt franchises operate a popular self-serve approach, allowing customers to experiment with flavour combinations….

 

Smoothies are a blend of raw fruit, vegetables and sometimes dairy products. Smoothies are typically made using a blender. According to reports, smoothie drinkers are more likely to be students, women, anyone under 35 and those who are single. In the UK, smoothies are commonly purchased in smoothie and juice bars, which is great news…

 

It is certain that Britons are in love with shopping – especially since each spend at least £1000 a year on new clothes, while the fashion industry is worth at least £66 billion a year. Fashion-related businesses also employ over half a million people in the UK, and even downturns in economic prosperity have little…

 

The sale of existing homes are on the rise all around Europe, and this is indeed wonderful news for home inspection franchises. If you have a background as a contractor or home builder, this is an ideal way to become your own boss. Note that home inspection is in high demand from prospective home buyers,…

 

Investing in the hotel business is one sure way of getting good returns on your investment over a long period of time, as long as the hotel is still open and functional. If you decide to buy the franchise of a hotel in the UK, you won’t struggle to grow the business. When it comes…

 

A candy store is a retail outlet where different candies, chocolates, truffles, and toffees are sold. Candy stores ensure that they target locations where they can easily attract children because children are the major consumers of candy. Statistics show that chocolate is one of the world’s favorite foods and the global market is estimated to…

 

Celebrities passionate about the health and wellness benefits of yoga are just one reason it has become huge in the UK’s mainstream fitness market. It has gone past the stage of being a fringe, spiritual activity into a common sight at leisure facilities within the UK’s £4.7 billion health and fitness industry. Note that to…

 

Car leasing is becoming very popular in the UK as drivers now understand the advantages of low monthly payments and the chance to change models every few years. In fact, the entire vehicle rental and leasing industry is booming, as it contributes around £49 billion to the UK economy each year and provides jobs for…

 

Do you want to start a business in Ireland by buying a profitable franchise? If YES, here are 28 best franchise opportunities in Ireland and their cost. The franchise sector in Ireland has increased job creation figures every year since 2006. But it’s very important to state that the types of franchise businesses that exist…

 

The courier industry is an extremely lucrative industry. With the astronomic rise in online shopping especially during this coronavirus global lockdown, the domestic parcel industry alone is worth £4.4 billion. This industry continues to expand rapidly as the need for delivery services has increased dramatically too. Statistics show that about a billion parcels are sent…

 

British consumers spend around £1.5 billion on vending machine purchases each year from the around 420,000 vending machines in the UK. Offering anything from confectionary, to sandwiches, ice creams, hot and cold drinks, vending machines are attractive business opportunities for their convenience, versatility and ease to operate. The food is also stored in a hygienic…

 

In the past few decades, service provider businesses have innovated themselves into true economy shapers. The global economy may not favor manufacturing powers as precisely as it used to about a century ago. Lifestyle – and above all, technology – are the prime movers, especially in demographics with higher levels of disposable income. Therefore, it…

 

Entrepreneurs are beginning to see e-bikes as a lucrative business opportunity and want to capitalize on it. And although they have the option of starting from the scratch, but the idea of owning an e-bike franchise is quite interesting. By owning an e-bike franchise, entrepreneurs don’t need to go through the hard work of establishing…

 

The ATM machine industry is quite attractive to many entrepreneurs across the UK for a variety of reasons. An ATM franchise is a cash-only business that requires minimal maintenance and little storage. It is affordable and easy to get started once you have an excellent location. According to reports, ATM businesses are doing well everywhere…

 

Business coaching is an umbrella term that covers all businesses that provide valuable coaching services to other businesses. In simpler terms, coaching businesses are B2Bs that focus on transferring knowledge, expertise and experience in various fields. It also means that coaching businesses are secondary/tertiary dependents on the growth of other businesses. Quite naturally, the best…

 

Car wash business is a very profitable business in the UK and it is a wonderful way to earn a substantial living. With an estimated £1billion a year car wash business in the UK, this is a good venture for entrepreneurs. It is quite common to come across car washes as you travel around the…

 

The barber industry is no doubt high flying and recession-proof and loads of players in the industry have been able to keep their businesses going despite the Coronavirus pandemic. Plus, the repeat customer comes naturally again and again not just for the haircuts, but for the relationships they have been able to form in the…

 

This term, pest, refers to common and unwanted insects and small animals that inhabit households and buildings and carry germs and diseases of all kinds. These unwanted insects and small animals are very difficult to get rid of. According to reports, the notorious plague which wiped out half the population of London was spread by…

 

Buying an ice cream franchise is no doubt one of the easiest routes to follow if you want to own an ice cream business in the United Kingdom. Interestingly, this is a thriving and fast-growing industry in the UK. Statistics show that the United Kingdom’s ice cream market is worth an estimated £1.1 billion per…

 

The franchise industry in the United Kingdom is very huge and bursting at the seams with hundreds and hundreds of business franchises springing up every year. The reason for this is not farfetched as the franchise industry alone is known to contribute over £15 Billion to the UK economy. According to research, the total number…

 

DPD is an international parcel delivery service and a good investment for any willing entrepreneur. It delivers on behalf of the biggest high street brands, including Apple, M&S, Boots, Lush, Nike, ASOS, Next and John Lewis. The company constantly leverages on technological innovation so it can remain the market leader. DPD’s award-winning Predict service provides…

 

With the vast reach of over 30,000 restaurants spreading out in 119 countries, McDonald’s is currently seeing to the quick food needs of approximately 68 million customers every day. McDonald’s is the safest bet in terms of Business potential. The Golden Arches logo of McDonald’s is enough for people of all age groups to identify…