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The ZipYard franchise

The ZipYard is a professional tailoring and garment alteration franchise. ZipYard franchisees do not sew but manage skilled tailors within a garment alterations and repair high-street shop.

Our business concept is simple: we provide a range of high-quality tailoring and repair services and one-hour express repairs for minor alterations.

As the only garment alterations and repair franchise in the UK, partnering with The ZipYard franchise offers a unique opportunity to become part of a successful brand that’s still growing.

With our striking and bold branding, The ZipYard is a distinctive clothing alteration boutique which stands out from the competition both in appearance and in the services we deliver. Indeed, we offer quality tailoring and clothing alterations quickly from high street locations, with affordable prices guaranteed.

Meanwhile, customers also enjoy our spacious and modern stores, as well as the convenient computerised system which tracks orders and informs customers about collection times. Our open plan layout also means customers can see our seamstresses at work.

As part of your investment, you will receive the full backing, training and support of a management team with over 70 years combined experience in franchising, and are specialists in their business fields.

You do not need to have a background in the garment alterations industry as full training will be provided. Furthermore, we will assist with finding the right premises in the best location and recruiting and training staff.

We look for Franchise Owners who will be as dedicated, passionate, focused and hard working as we are. Successful Franchise Owners will be ambitious to run their own business, customer driven, well-organised and keen to follow a proven business system.

The total cost of a ZipYard franchise is £38,500 plus VAT and Shop fit.

Min Personal Investment: £38,500
Min Total Investment: £ 38,500
BFA Relationship: Associate
Franchise Type: Retail
Industry: Specialist shops

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