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    Snap-on Tools - Franchisee case study

    Snap-on Tools franchisee Matt Carson was a 22 year old motorcycle mechanic when injury forced him to rethink his career. “After smashing my hand, working on bikes became very difficult and riding them was impossible. I had always wanted to start my own bike business eventually, but I thought that was the end of that.”

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