Glasgow is the biggest city in Scotland and has a population of approximately 600,000 people. The greater Glasgow area has a population of approximately 1.2million and 55 per cent of the residents from the greater Glasgow area commute to city each day. There is a comprehensive shopping district a part of which is known as ‘style mile’ with shopping streets, precincts, squares and centres. To the East is Merchant City which was once the residential area for the wealthy city merchants in the 18th and 19th centuries. Four of Glasgow’s higher education institutions and most of Glasgow’s theatres can be found in the city centre. “Wall St. on Clyde” or the International Financial Services District (IFSD) can be found to the western edge of the city centre.
Types of opportunity
With Glasgow being such a huge and diverse city there is any number of franchise opportunities to be investigated. When searching for franchises for sale in Glasgow, consider retail franchise opportunities for sale. There are endless prime locations for a retail store franchise and the best retail franchises will assist in every way possible. The in-house designer and store co-ordinator will offer guidance from start to finish. It is in the franchisors best interest to make yours a successful business in Glasgow. The top ten franchises for sale in Glasgow are not all about fast food. Some of the most successful franchises are hair salons, health and nutrition products, sports and fitness franchises and cleaning franchises.
Other opportunities to look into are service franchise businesses offering services to other businesses or to the local community. A business minded person could use their existing experience and skill sets to offer expertise with for instance accounting or an IT services franchise. Alternatively, offering their services to households, for example DIY or plumbing by investing in a home service franchise. For a person looking for a work from home opportunity then consider travel franchise opportunities. Try researching travel franchise for sale in Glasgow or travel business opportunities, to take advantage of excellent commissions and cost price holidays. A person with sales skills but no travel experience could easily invest in a franchise travel business.
Think about business opportunities from home, for example education business opportunities. The number of people employed in franchising in the UK has increased by over 70 per cent in the past ten years according to the BFA and NatWest survey. You are not alone in the search for business opportunities from home.
The number of franchisee owned businesses has grown by 14 per cent in the past 2 years since the survey was published in January 2016. For assistance with your research into the right franchise business for you, why not enter your details on the form above. It will take just a minute of your time and you can use the free service offered by Approved Franchises.
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