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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 southeast of the country.

Despite, franchising in Wales being valued at £0.5 billion (which is an 18% increase in implied annual turnover), it is still under-represented in terms of the number of Welsh-based franchisors and franchisee units operating in Wales. Around 40% of all UK franchise systems are currently present in Wales; despite being a healthy figure, this highlights that there is still a massive potential for growth in franchising.

Wales boasts some of the UK's largest multi-unit franchisees and has been identified as the ideal place for developing brands such as LEON, Taco Bell, Tony Macaronis and Wendys in 2022.

Wales is a great country for starting a business due to the amount of professional support available to help get businesses started, which includes support for franchisees.

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Latest Welsh franchise news and franchisee success stories

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Case Study
Family Values
16-January-2023

Starting a business can be hard. But going into business with a family member can be even trickier. But for Lesley Robertson and her sister Nicole, who joined The Travel Franchise in February 2019, the partnership has such incredible benefits that they have no regrets.Not only has their company become a huge successful, but it has led to them becoming closer than ever… literally living two doors away from each other in Cardiff.

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Case Study
Welsh international hockey player joins Driving Miss Daisy
01-February-2022

Stevie Lyle, dad of 2 boys and a 3rd due soon, is literally one in a million representing Wales and GB for over 23 years at the highest level of Ice Hockey - a sport not for the faint hearted! HOLDING 83 CAPS FOR GREAT BRITAIN, he is the most capped Ice Hockey player the country has ever had and aged 17 he became the Junior Welsh Sports Personality of the Year too. Stevie is now the Driving Miss Daisy franchisee for Cardiff.

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TruGreen Cardiff: Trekking for Marie Curie Hospice
25-January-2023

Tom Page from ServiceMaster Brands UK sat down with Michelle and Peter Lewis to discuss their past and recent fundraising treks to raise money for their local Marie Curie hospice. 

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WOMEN IN MARKETING GLOBAL AWARDS 2022 RECOGNISES BEST LEADER IN MARKETING
21-November-2022

South Wales based entrepreneur, Katie Bullon, has been recognised as the Best Leader in Marketing: Agency at the Women in Marketing Global Awards 2022.

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Welcome to the new owner of ServiceMaster Restore Swansea
03-October-2022

Jamie Williams is making a triumphant return as a ServiceMaster (UK) Limited franchisee as the new owner of ServiceMaster Restore Swansea. Jamie begins his new chapter with prior experience as a ServiceMaster Clean franchisee. After the birth of his twin girls, Jamie and his business partner made the decision not to renew their licences. However, two years and a global pandemic later, Jamie is now entering back into the ServiceMaster network, but this time, as a Restore franchisee.  He is ready to put all of his experience to good use helping people in need in his local community be they faced with a fire, flooding, or something else.

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Wales is Hungry for More Papa John's!
12-July-2016

Papa John’s, has announced the opening of its latest store in Wales. Franchisee Clif Roberson, who will run the outlet, has recruited 22 local staff to serve-up Papa John’s top quality pizza in Pontypridd.

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