Do you have a passion for dining out experiences that offer great food, lots of fun and a winning atmosphere - whatever the time of day? Do you love a coffee morning with friends and a wining and dining evening out? If you’re nodding your head in response to these questions, then an investment with a franchise like Artigiano might just be the right move for you. For all the information you need, keep on reading.
If you want to keep customers constantly coming through your doors, the trick - unsurprisingly - is to provide something that you know is very popular. So when it comes to coffee shop franchises, you already have all the ingredients for creating a thriving business.
And the industry continues to thrive. Revenue was predicted to rise at a compound annual rate of 1.1% and to reach £836.7 million [IbisWorld] by the end of the year - a staggering figure. As someone invested in a coffee shop franchise like Artigiano, you can grab a share of these delicious profits for yourself.
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Does Artigiano franchise in the UK?
The popularity of coffee shops has simply not stopped rising in the last few years. It’s nigh on impossible to walk down any UK high street or shopping avenue without spotting a plethora of highly recognisable chain coffee shops, or more artisan independent coffee houses.
To get a slice of the thriving independent coffee shop action, an investment in an Artigiano Espresso and Wine Bar is a smart option - and the best news? Artigiano does indeed franchise in the UK.
Artigiano is a highly acclaimed speciality coffee provider by day and a vibrant, trendy wine bar by night. During the day Artigiano is an independent coffee shop that offers speciality coffee, fresh juices & smoothies and food.
If you pride yourself on excellent trading standards and have a passion for all the different aspects of franchising, you could be the next Artigiano franchisee. If you’re interested, here’s what else you need to know about the franchise.
At Artigiano we craft distinctive espresso with the perfect balance and taste Good beans will make good coffee, but to make great coffee the barista needs to understand the nuances of the extraction process to create beautiful, richly flavoured espresso.
The history of Artigiano
In the UK, Artigiano currently has espresso and wine bars in both Exeter and St Paul’s in London. They are an ambitious and rapidly expanding business, always on the hunt for skilled and dynamic people to join their team.
You get the best of everything at Artigiano. During the day, it’s a trendy place to take the weight off your feet and enjoy freshly prepared coffee and great food. At night, you can indulge in something a little more heady, like refined wine, local craft beers and expertly mixed cocktails - all while enjoying a live music performance in the background.
The food is baked and freshly prepared on site whilst the coffee has received numerous recommendations in magazines for the quality. Our Head Barista represented the UK in the 2014 World Latte Art Championships in Melbourne, Australia.
Start a franchise in the coffee shop sector with a Artigiano franchise
If you think you’ve got what it takes to run a successful coffee shop franchise, there’s never been a better time to start franchising with Artigiano. It pays to do some research on how to start a coffee shop franchise in general, but read on for specific details about franchising with Artigiano.
1. How do you go about starting your own Artigiano franchise?
If you think a franchising opportunity with Artigiano suits your needs, head to the website to find out more about the brand and their history - as well as the latest news on the coffee shops that are currently in operation.
Before considering franchising with Artigiano, you’ll want to make sure you've got all the qualities the business is looking for in a potential business partner (and do some research into how to go about acquiring these skills if you feel you might be lacking in certain areas).
There are several qualities Artigiano is looking for in a franchisee. The perfect franchisee will need:
- To be ambitious and motivated
- To be hardworking
- To have honesty and integrity
- To have the ability to get along with people
- To be incredibly focused on hygiene, cleanliness and delivering a quality service
- To have some experience in retail or any service led businesses
- To understand and be dedicated to delivering great customer service
- To have some experience of management and taking on responsibilities
- To possess the ability to adopt new ideas and incorporate new methods
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2. How much do you need to invest when franchising with Artigiano?
Fees vary enormously amongst franchises, and Artigiano has not set a specific minimum investment fee. This can be found out by getting in touch with the company and discussing what their expectations are - but be certain to make sure you’ve got some of the qualities they’re looking for before enquiring (as outlined above).
To give you some idea of what investment opportunities in the top coffee shop franchises look like, other franchises in the sector include:
- Really Awesome Coffee - To become a Really Awesome Coffee franchisee, you’ll need to make a minimum initial investment of £6,500, with franchise fees of £19,950 and a total investment cost of £69,000 +VAT.
- Cafe2U - To become a Cafe2U franchisee, you’ll need to make a minimum initial investment of £12,000, with franchise fees of £20,950 and a total investment cost of £70,900.
- Coffee Blue - To become a Coffee Blue franchisee, you’ll need to make a minimum initial investment of £4,995 +VAT, with franchise fees of £4,995+VAT and a total investment cost of £49,995.
3. What do you get for your investment?
When franchising with Artigiano, you share risks and setup costs of starting a new business venture. Artigiano will be responsible for managing a huge amount of the business’ aspects, including (but not limited to):
- Holding the lease on the premises
- Sourcing products
- Paying suppliers
- Paying and recruiting staff
- Implementing IT systems
And once things are up and running, you’ll be able to turn to your franchisor for support and training when required.
Start an Artigiano franchise and embark on the journey of running your own business today
After reading the article above, you should be raring to launch your investment into Artigiano and start enjoying all the advantages of running a coffee shop franchise. Stay on Point Franchise to delve deeper into tips on running your coffee shop franchise, and further tips on marketing your coffee shop franchise once it’s off the ground.
Hannah Burnett, Point Franchise ©