EmbroidMe expands European presence

Embroidery, garment printing & promotional products franchise EmbroidMe has increased its European presence with the opening of flagship stores in Portugal and Spain. The international franchise, which is owned by US company United Franchise Group, recently gathered international franchisees from five continents at its World Expo in Florida. With over 500 stores worldwide it is concentrating its focus on developing Europe.

'The UK flagship store continues to grow month on month and is approaching the end of its second successful year, paving the way in terms of supply chain, systems and sales profiling for the franchisees who are coming on board,' says EmbroidMe UK Managing Director Bill Soutar. 'With full training and support programmes in place, EmbroidMe offers all the benefits of going into business for yourself with the backing of a truly global company behind you, exactly what The United Franchise group is - operating five franchises with global reach including new franchisees in countries such as China, India and Russia. We strongly expect 2009 to be another record breaking year for both EmbroidMe and the United Franchise Group.