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Date Updated: 16-May-2018

FASTSIGNS UK Franchise

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Established over 33 years ago, FASTSIGNS is more than a just a sign franchise, we provide our customers with practical, bespoke solutions for increasing the visual presence of their brand.

No experience is necessary to become a FASTSIGNS owner as we provide you with all the training and support you need to be a successful FASTSIGNS franchisee.

Opportunities also exist for those with an existing complementary business to join forces with FASTSIGNS whilst maintaining your own company identity, or if you have a sign business that you believe could be more successful as part of an international network, opportunities to convert to FASTSIGNS also exist.

FASTSIGNS is a FULL member of the British Franchise Association.

How much does a FASTSIGNS franchise cost?

We recommend that you have a minimum networth of £150,000, and available cash of at least £40,000.

Financing is available through the major banks and third-party lenders, who may lend up to 70%, conditional to individual status.


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Join an international brand with over 30 years industry experience…FASTSIGNS

With over 675 FASTSIGNS® centres, operational worldwide, including 20 centres in the UK, our business-to-business management opportunity is at the forefront of printing technology.

The opportunity

Our signage and print technology solutions provide businesses with high-quality, high-impact visual resources, including digital signage, banners, building signs, vehicle graphics,  windows, walls, doors or floors graphics and so much more. By investing in your own FASTSIGNS franchise, you can be assured confidence in a business with proven success, based on 33 years in the industry. FASTSIGNS offers more than just a sign-creation service; you will be involved in providing practical solutions for customers who are looking to raise their brand visual.

FASTSIGNS first opened in Dallas, Texas, in 1985, offering businesses sign, graphic and visual solutions. Just one year in and founders Gary Salomon and Bob Schanbaum realised there was a demand for both their signs, and their business model. So in 1986, FASTSIGNS officially expanded into franchising. In 1992, FASTSIGNS reached the UK, where we continue to grow and develop, based on a model which has proven to work. Combine this with the technological advancement for cost effective signage solutions, and businesses are more easily able to show-off their brand with our signs and print technology. This is a business model perfectly suited to someone with a flair for success.

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The franchise investment

Investment in your FASTSIGNS franchise varies according to the size of your centre and its location. However, we recommend you have a minimum net worth of £150,000, and available cash of at least £40,000.

Typical investment:

Franchise fee       £21,000
Premises  £43,028
Equipment £37,907
Training, advertising & professional fees £17,205
Total £119,140
   
Working capital £25,000

Financing is available through the major banks and third-party lenders, who may lend up to 70%, conditional to individual status.

Who are we looking for?

You don’t need experience in the signage industry, as FASTSIGNS has you covered. Based on our extensive knowledge, you will receive all the training and ongoing support you need, as you build a business designed with your success in mind.

Our franchisees have experience in managing people and understand what makes a successful team. They come from varied backgrounds such as IT, sales, digital creatives or high-level management roles. Motivated, and with the right work ethics, you will have to be enthusiastic about developing a strong profitable business, with the help and guidance of our support team.

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Training and support

We provide a brand name which delivers a competitive advantage, and a commitment to research and development, to ensure your business remains at the cutting edge.

Upon joining we’ll continue to support you with: 

  • Protected territories, and assistance selecting a site
  • Industry-leading training
  • Pre-opening marketing campaigns
  • Grand opening support and guidance
  • Dedicated business consultants
  • Franchisee mentoring programme
  • 24-hour web-based learning management
  • Outside sales support
  • And much more!


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