Snappy Snaps Franchises Ltd

Company Overview

With over 30 years’ experience on the UK high street and 120-plus stores nationwide, Snappy Snaps are at the forefront of the photography and digital imaging market.

Although Snappy Snaps started primarily as a photographic development lab, a service still offered today, the franchise has built its operation to include a host of commercial, interior and personalised printing services, catering for professional photographers, businesses and individual consumers with a full click & collect offering.

The introduction of varying revenue streams and the opportunity to target different sectors has helped in the successful ongoing expansion of the brand.

Franchise Overview

The retail and photographic world is fast-paced and ever-changing and, as a result, very exciting. Snappy Snaps stays one step ahead by carrying out extensive research into its marketplace and personalised art trends. Each store offers a diverse range of unique and personalised products and services in a professional and friendly environment.

We have established a list of areas that our research shows has the right criteria for us to have successful stores, and we are keen to find the right people to match these areas.

Key Information

  • Network Size: 100+ units
  • Franchise Type: Opportunity for both management and job
  • Typical Start-up Cost: £123,500
  • Minimum Personal Investment: £0
  • Franchise Location: Retail unit
  • Market: B2B and B2C

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A 10-day training programme covers:

  • An overview of Snappy Snaps
  • What we do
  • Our standards and procedures
  • Financial planning
  • Legal
  • Protocol
  • Operational overview
  • Merchandising your store
  • Marketing your business

Daily Life of a Franchisee

We are predominately a retail business with a strong click & collect model that requires our franchisees to lead the business from the shop floor. Due to the diverse nature of our business and service portfolio your day will be varied. You will be engaging with customers on a one-to-one basis and potentially B2B basis, producing personalised products, and working with your area team to drive the business forward.

A truly mixed role for those that love diversity.

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