The market leader in retail franchise confectionery business in Britain is looking for new franchisees to cover even more of the UK. Mr Simms Olde Sweet Shoppe blends traditional values, the sweetest customer service, and vast product choice: a franchise experiencing strong growth and is ready to share it.
Point Franchise welcomes Mr Simms Olde Sweet Shoppe!
The sweetest shop in Britain
Founded in 2004 by Martin Peet, Mr Simms Olde Sweet Shoppe began because Martin has sweets running in his veins. Dating back to 1891, Martin Peet has confectionery shopkeepers in his family tree, making his calling to sell sweets destiny. Martin grew tired of the corporatisation of the retail confectionery business. He knew that it could be done better, with authenticity and personality. The concept was a winning one, sporting over 75 outlets spanning the UK and 8 in Hong Kong, with more to be opened in Britain and abroad.
According to Fortune Business Insights, the global confectionery market was valued at £146.14 billion, projected to reach £188 billion by 2028, with 3.8% growth each year. In other words, Mr Simms Olde Sweet Shoppe is expanding from its winning concept and a market craving more sweets!
"We decided to become part of the Mr Simms Franchise over 12 years ago and have two wondergul shops in Essex. We Enjoy the flexibility that the franchise offers and the opportunity to be our own bosses. We have appreciated the support that we have recieved over the years when we have needed it. Every single day is different and brings with it new customers and new products. The possibilities are truly endless and we wouldn't hestitate in recommending the brand and the business." - Franchise, Romford &Southend
A sweets shop that cares
At its heart, Mr Simms Olde Sweet Shoppe runs on the emphasis of caring about the local community. For example, Mr Simms Olde Sweet Shoppe donated everyday essentials to Brits during the pandemic and holidays to food banks. Similarly, Mr Simms Olde Sweet Shoppe finds continual success through inventive marketing campaigns that trend on social media. One warming campaign was the "12 Sweets of Christmas" from the Christmas jingle "12 Days of Christmas".
If you are connecting with these values and desire to operate your own business Mr Simms Olde Sweet Shoppe's investment, depending on the size and location of the shop, ranges between £37,000 - £59,500, with third-party funding support available. Additionally, £10,000 is needed in franchise fees to cover onboarding and training, with a 3% advertising fee and £450 incl. VAT per month as a royalty fee. For this investment, you will receive comprehensive training, no matter your background.
New Mr Simms Olde Sweet Shoppe franchisees receive
- Both classroom and in-store training equipping you to thrive
- Together with ongoing staff training in Mr Simms Olde Sweet Shoppe's recognisable customer service
- Assistance in finding the right location and negotiating the lease
- Presence on high-performing digital marketing and social media platforms
- Continual business and operational support with insights into where the sweets market is going
No specific type is wanted for a Mr Simms Olde Sweet Shoppe franchisee. Current franchisees range in age, background, and retail experience. You will just need a driven mindset and a connection with Mr Simms Olde Sweet Shoppe's values.
Click the contact button below and get in touch with Mr Simms Olde Sweet Shoppe for an informal conversation about whether you are its new franchisee.
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