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OSCAR Pet Foods Franchise

OSCAR Pet Foods franchisees deliver highly nutritious pet food and accessories, as well as free expert advice, to customers.

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At a Glance

Established: 1994

UK Presence: 80+ franchisees

Start Up Cost: £20,000

Min personal contribution: £8,995

Development type: single-unit franchises

BFA Status: Full

Franchise Info

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OSCAR specialises in providing the complete pet care service direct to the customer – from food and toys to treats, accessories and health care products.

We pride ourselves on using premium, locally sourced ingredients (where possible) with nutrition being our primary consideration. We produce a range of highly nutritious and extremely tasty foods to sustain a healthy lifestyle for cats and dogs.

Our service is appreciated by customers who want to feed the best food at a competitive price, and they enjoy a service that is backed up with FREE advice from experts in nutrition, behaviour and veterinary matters. OSCAR has kept a firm focus on changes in pet food manufacturing, while devoting time to a growing network of franchisees.

The OSCAR franchise opportunity

OSCAR opportunities are flexible and tailored to suit individual backgrounds and/or experience, whether to develop into a full-time business, treat as a second income or even add to an existing operation.

OSCAR continues to reinforce franchisee progress with exciting incentives and avenues of opportunity. As each business grows from strength to strength the OSCAR system is satisfying more and more customers.

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OSCAR for your customer

A reliable, convenient delivery service, making visits to the shops or carrying bulky pet items a thing of the past. Our payment system makes shopping easy and delivery of items can be made whilst the customer is out at work.

A variety of tasty, highly nutritious pet foods and a comprehensive range of accessories ensures customers have choice and variety.

A FREE helpline to our experts is a welcome addition, providing ongoing professional advice during the life of their pet.

A friendly and hassle-free service that is only a phone call away – guiding your customer on life's pet essentials!

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OSCAR for you

An OSCAR franchise provides the security of a strong brand and protected image that gives you the benefit of running your own business alongside like-minded individuals.

Supported by trained and experienced mentors, OSCAR is a tried and tested system which ensures you will be suitably qualified to understand and promote the products and services you have to offer.

OSCAR is a business that provides a positive cash flow with low overheads in a rapidly expanding market.

As full members of the British Franchise Association and the Pet Food Manufacturers' Association, OSCAR is well established and recognised within the industry.

Your choice - your future

The OSCAR franchise package provides flexibility and choice in accordance with your own level of expertise and skill set.

Commencing with the fundamental necessities to launch an OSCAR franchise, the package has been designed to provide a cross section of additional business development services that you can tailor to suit your needs.

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Our franchise package

  • Innovative and user friendly training delivered by experienced mentors.
  • Unique to OSCAR – A formal nutritional qualification.
  • Full colour livery.
  • Professionally branded corporate marquee for use at local events.
  • Corporate clothing and equipment.
  • Vast array of branded marketing materials.
  • Access to online marketing tools.
  • Access to online PR system.
  • Franchise manual for easy reference at your fingertips.
  • Internet discussion forum enabling you to network online.
  • Bespoke customer relationship system.
  • Fully functional bespoke accounts system.
  • Internet discussion forum.
  • A comprehensive online reference manual.
  • E-commerce to send customer enquiries direct to your business.
  • An exclusive standard territory.

= £8,995 plus VAT

Finally, choose from Essential Stock Options and Optional Business Extras to add the finishing touches to your personalised franchise package. Each option is costed so you can plan your investment in conjunction with the essential elements needed to enhance your personal business growth.

Get noticed! 

It is all about being noticed: promoting awareness in your local area through various online activities and creating a vital kick-start for your new business launch.

Placing your business at the forefront of your local community by bringing OSCAR ‘to life’ online allows you to highlight your reliable and personal service, directly to potential new customers.

OSCAR is offering you:

• Personalised website to showcase your local business

• Business photo-shoot to build a portfolio of marketing images

• Professionally written personal biography

• Facebook Location Pages to provide interactive content for customers

• Online Listings to promite your community business profile

• Google My Business to make it easier for pet owners to find you and discover your business

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Nigel and Sally Bragg OSCAR Pet Foods Bridport

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So devoted to OSCAR – I bought another one!

OSCAR Pet Foods franchisee for Coventry and Warwickshire Wayne McLanaghan talks to us about his journey with OSCAR's. After successfully starting his first franchise territory, he expanded his operation with a second territory!

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Pet Food Means OSCAR!

The high quality pet food delivered by OSCAR reached Lynette Higgins way before she found her ideal business opportunity. Learn how Lyn transitioned from customer to franchisee owner with OSCAR Pet Foods!

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Being self-employed and working from home gives you the flexibility of running your own business around family requirements, and your lifestyle around your business. No day is the same: a day in the office, customer deliveries, local shows and events – an OSCAR Pet Foods business comes with lots of variety.

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Exclusive Interview: "Franchising allows a work/life balance that suits me!"

Rachel Knight had spent 25 years in the banking sector and was looking for an opportunity to live a more flexible work/life balance after taking voluntary redundancy. Oscar Pet Food's franchise opportunity stood out to her and, since launching, Rachel has been able to spend more time with her family and travel when it suits her. To get an unique insight into this established franchise opportunity...

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A change for the better with an Oscar Pet Food franchise

While needing to consider his career options, Richard Hebden found security in OSCAR when planning his future.

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OSCAR Pet Foods Promote Responsible Pet Ownership

During lockdown, local “poo hotspots” have been getting worse – possibly due to the dramatic rise in UK dog ownership throughout the pandemic. Not surprisingly, pet owners have been enjoying getting out as much as possible with their pets for exercise and fresh air in their local area.

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There has never been a better time to consider a franchise opportunity with OSCAR! The pet industry is a vibrant growth market and provides an excellent business opportunity. It's no surprise it attracts significant interest when there is a growing tendency for individuals wanting to work with pets.

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In this video, we meet Pete Wiles who is an Oscar Pet Food franchisee in Tadcaster, East Yorkshire. He shares with us his experience so far as a franchise owner.

Learn the benefits of franchising, what kind of training and support you receive, and the success that can come from it.

Oscar Pet Foods is a pet franchise business, specializing in manufacturing nutritional pet food and offering nutritional expert advice to pet owners.

Overheads are low as this is a home-based franchise opportunity that is operated from a van. Oscars Pet Food is a Full member of the British Franchise Association.

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