Francesco Group

Francesco Group

Company Overview

Founded in 1968 by Francesco Dellicompagni, the Francesco Group is still owned and run by the Italian Dellicompagni family. Family values truly run through the core of the business in the multi-generation families that make up not only our clientele, but our teams as well.

Operating 40 salons nationwide, Francesco Group provides a wide range of hairdressing services for all hair types.

Franchise Overview

Whether you are a hair professional opening your own salon or a business professional entering our amazing industry, franchising is a great choice.

The Francesco Group brand has grown over the last decade, with ever increasing prominence in the hairdressing industry and a reputation for the provision of high-quality hairdressing and customer service.

Here’s what joining the Francesco Group family could mean for you:

- Proven business model
- Full administrative support from head office, including payroll, HR, accounts & VAT, and PR & marketing
- Advanced training programmes
- Award-winning foundation training
- A brand to be proud of

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Key Information

  • Network Size: 26-50 units
  • Franchise Type: Management
  • Typical Start-up Cost: £60,000-100,000
  • Minimum Personal Investment: £0
  • Franchise Location: Retail unit
  • Market: B2B

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Francesco Group trains over 500 students each year across our four Training Academies, from foundational NVQ courses to advanced cutting and colouring programmes and management training.

Education is at the heart of our business and our award-winning Creative Team ensure that all our teams learn the most recent trends and techniques for technical and creative excellence.

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Daily Life of a Franchisee

Every day is different in a Francesco Group salon. Many of our franchisees run busy columns and take care of all the salon administrative duties; from holding team meetings and individual reviews to stock control and client bookings.

Each franchisee is expected to uphold the strong values and standards of the Francesco Group brand and provide outstanding levels of hairdressing and customer service.

At Francesco Group we believe in building on solid organic growth and we hope that our future includes you – a business professional devoted to creating the best salon business you can.

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