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The Original Poster Company welcomes its youngest franchisee

smallOPC_ryan.jpg The Original Poster Company has signed up a new franchisee in Bournemouth, Ryan Cutler. Not only is Ryan the youngest franchisee in the network, but he is also the son of OPC’s Sales and Franchise Manager, Andrew Cutler. Proving that OPC is definitely a family affair!

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Franchising in the South West of England, why buy a franchise in the South West of England?

The South West is a beautiful and historic part of England, consisting of the counties of Somerset, Dorset, Gloucestershire, Wiltshire, Devon and Cornwall.

The turnover in the South West for franchising is £1.2billion. 72% of franchise systems have presence in the region. Many franchises also have their head office in the region including Martin & Co, Riverford Organic Vegetables, Urban Planters, Wiltshire Farm Foods, WPA, Travail Employment, Clarks Shoes, Debutots and Medics on the Move.

The South West, home to almost 5 million people, is a predominantly rural region but with a number of major urban centres, namely Bristol with over 400,000 people, Bournemouth & Poole with over 300,000, and Plymouth with a population of over 250,000. The urban and rural parts of the region combine to provide a diverse economic base for the region while creating distinct regional disparities.

The South West has the largest growing population in the UK - with an increase of 3.9% since 1991 it has outstripped the 2.5% rate for Britain as a whole. Much of this growth is due to migration into the region from elsewhere in the UK.

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