Franchising in Wales, why buy a franchise in Wales?
Franchising in Wales is valued at Â£0.4 billion and is an important aspect of the Welsh economy. 39% of all franchise systems are present in Wales.
Wales is a country steeped in history and culture, with a traditional strong work ethic. Today Wales boasts a population of 2.94 million, mainly concentrated around its major cities of Cardiff, Newport, Swansea and Wrexham and mining valleys of the south east of the country. Cardiff, Wales' capital city and one of the UK's primary cosmopolitan cities, boasts a population of 0.31 million.
There are 13 counties in Wales - Anglesey, Brecknockshire, Caernarfonshire, Cardiganshire, Carmarthenshire, Denbighshire, Flintshire, Glamorgan, Merioneth, Monmouthshire, Montgomeryshire, Pembrokeshire and Radnorshire. Other main urban areas include Newport, Swansea and Wrexham.