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Exclusive Interview with Stewart Maze, Snap-on Tools Franchisee


Stewart Maze had one thing in mind when he joined the Snap-on franchise network, back in 1992 – to be around more and watch his children grown up. Now, with four grown up children and a successful Snap-on empire to his name, Stewart is finally slowing down and planning an early retirement. Learn about Stewart's journey with Snap-on Tools.

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Franchising in Northern Ireland, why buy a franchise in Northern Ireland?

Franchising in Northern Ireland is currently valued at £0.3 billion with 24% of all franchise systems present there. Though it lacks behind the majority of the UK, recent years has seen a flurry of franchise activity in the country, mainly through an increase in the presence of franchise systems. As like any UK city, the main cities of Northern Ireland boast a plethora of franchise opportunities.

Northern Island consists of 6 counties, made up of dynamic cities such as Belfast, Londonderry, Lisburn, Newtonabbey and Bangor, all contributing to a population of 1,759,000. Belfast is the capital and the country's largest city, boasting a population of 0.3 million.

Northern Ireland is a country steeped in history, that wants to forget its' troubled past and build upon a vibrant and economically positive future.

Featured Franchise of the Week

Looking for a franchise that you can run from home? Recognition Express is an award-winning B2B franchise which specialises in corporate branded merchandise including personalised badges, awards and plaques and a full range of clothing – from branded work wear to school uniforms to leisurewear. Find out more about this low-cost franchise opportunity
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Northern Ireland Featured Franchise

Looking to buy a franchise in one of the UK's most lucrative and growing industries?

Leading homecare franchise, Bluebird Care, is looking to expand their network in Northern Ireland. Find out more about this successful franchise and exciting opportunity