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Co-op eyeing 40 franchise stores by the end of the year

The Co-op is set to take its franchise estate to almost 40 stores by the end of the year, well ahead of its original target. The convenience retailer said in March that it wanted to double the number of franchise stores to 30 by the end of 2021. However, it has already reached 28 stores […]

Franchise Theatre School Congratulates Scholarship Winners

The world may have been put on hold but that hasn’t stopped children and young people dreaming of their futures. For those with a passion for performing arts, Razzamataz, a national theatre school network has helped keep those dreams alive with a prestigious scholarship worth up to £855 per student. Over the last few months, […]

Good Oaks Home Care Set To Expand Into The Midlands With Three Offices Opening

Good Oaks Home Care, a premium home care and live-in care franchise, is continuing its expansion as three new franchised offices recently opened. The three new offices will provide personalised home care in Worcester, Cheltenham and Derby. Top Franchises for 2021 – Search our Directory   The Midlands will also be getting a first as […]

Franchise Brands posts record sales at Metro Rod

Franchise Brands PLC (LON:FRAN) said its drainage solutions division Metro Rod has posted record sales for the six months to 30 June. Top Franchises for 2021 – Search our Directory   System sales at the B2B division increased by 21% compared with 2020 and 17% compared with 2019 to £23.8mln, with June in particular surging […]

Bluebird Care franchise offers clients a trip down memory lane

Bluebird Care Birmingham East and North has launched a new project for its customers, offering them a trip down memory lane. Top Franchises for 2021 – Search our Directory   The franchise is producing keepsake booklets that combine images, saved items or memorabilia, with a caption to economy each memory. Related: Senior Care Franchise UK […]

Tim Hortons emerges as the most searched franchise in Canada

Tim Hortons is a franchise often synonymously known with Canada, and it appears the country’s web searches justify that notion. Top Franchises for 2021 – Search our Directory   Data analysts at PACK & SEND, a technology-driven logistics company with franchises across Australia, New Zealand, and the UK, used Google search data to identify the […]

Tony Macaroni franchise ready to expand restaurants into England and Wales

Tony Macaroni, the award-winning Italian casual dining brand, is ready to expand its restaurants into England and Wales. The Glasgow-based chain is part of the Viva Italia Group which also includes Mozza, Nardini and The Wine House 1821. Tony Macaroni currently has 19 restaurants across Scotland and Northern Ireland with five more scheduled to open […]

Caremark to undergo brand refresh in franchise recruitment drive

Caremark has announced that it will undergo a brand refresh in a bid to step up the recruitment of franchisees across the country. Top Franchises for 2021 – Search our Directory   The care provider, which has more than 110 existing franchises in its UK network, said it still has new territories available in the […]

Itsu eyes growth after signing Bridgepoint deal

Growth is on the menu at Asian-inspired food brand itsu after the business signed a deal with international alternative asset group Bridgepoint. The agreement, which involves Bridgepoint taking a minority stake in the company, is expected to create thousands of jobs within the UK. Top Franchises for 2021 – Search our Directory   The new […]

Right at Home UK receives national Top 20 Homecare Group Award

National homecare provider Right at Home UK has once again been recognised as a top 20 homecare group in the UK. The accolade has been awarded by the leading independent review website, homecare.co.uk. This is based on the homecare group’s reviews from the people they care for, as well as their friends and relatives. With […]

Caremark franchise launches animal assisted therapy service

A Caremark franchise based in North Yorkshire has become one of the UK’s first home care providers to offer a dedicated dog therapy service for its customers. The Animal Assisted Therapy (AAT) service offered by Caremark Redcar and Cleveland involves the use of trained labrador dogs who are taken into people’s homes or out in […]

Starbucks ‘drive thru’ wanted in north Belfast

The Irish franchise holders of the Starbucks brand want to open a “drive thru” coffee shop within a recently revamped north Belfast retail park. Top Franchises for 2021 – Search our Directory   An application for planning permission has been lodged by the two brothers who control the island of Ireland franchise for the Seattle-headquartered […]