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Established in more than 250 locations across 15 countries, Foot Solutions is a niche market retail franchise with low overheads, few employees and
Foot Solutions is a specialty retail franchise focusing on comfort shoes, custom arch supports and foot care products. Working closely with customers, it promises the world's finest comfort shoes with extra depth and width, with footwear covering all categories from comfort, sport, dress and casual to specific physiological shoes that have health and wellness benefits.
Whether customers have a specific requirement or if they simply want the most comfortable shoes for their feet, Foot Solutions can provide them with expert advice and top of the range solutions that can improve their health and in some cases can deliver life-changing benefits.
Founded in Atlanta, Georgia, by Ray Margiano, Foot Solutions has fast become one of the world's leading health and wellness franchises focusing on comfort footwear, custom arch supports and foot care products.
Foot Solutions is a new entrant to the UK market and is now looking for high calibre franchisees or serious business investors to secure large multi-store territories. It has more than 25 years' experience in franchising, in which time it has perfected its business model to support franchisees.
Managing Director John Linehan says: "We enjoy strong customer retention and repeat business with minimal direct competitors. Foot Solutions is the leader in its industry segment and has industry leading services and products."
Foot Solutions began its European role out in Ireland in 2007 and currently has nine successful stores across the UK and Ireland with a number of new stores in planning.
Foot Solutions has thrived, while some traditional retailers have struggled with the recession, says John. Foot Solutions franchisees are taking full advantage of the current soft property market and the excellent terms that are now available to proven retailers. Described once by Footwear News as ‘Footwear's answer to Starbucks', the opportunity to secure one of the hottest new retail franchises in the UK is now available.
One of the key advantages of a Foot Solutions franchise is the amount of repeat and referral business you can achieve. A high percentage of customers are referred from friends and indeed from the medical community, ie, doctors, physiotherapists, podiatrists', etc.
Franchisees receive extensive training on products and technology at Foot Solutions Pedorthic Training facility and laboratory in Atlanta, Georgia.
The ideal profile for a Foot Solutions franchisee is someone who is entrepreneurial and looking for a new opportunity or someone who comes from a business or corporate background who would like a change of direction.
Existing franchisees come from a mix of backgrounds such as corporate, medical, retail and pure investors. Franchisees do not need any previous experience in retail or foot care as extensive training and back-up support is provided.
As a franchisee, you will have all the benefits of owning and running your own business and the back up and support of experienced franchise professionals.
Foot Solutions has developed comprehensive systems that will guide you through all aspects of your business from getting started to maximising return from your store.
There are a range of multi and single unit franchises available across the UK. The franchise fee is £25k, with a total investment of around £180k. Minimum liquid capital required is £60k. Visit www.footsolutions.com for more info.