Summary of Operation:
Suit the City provide high quality made-to-measure suits and separates, using Savile Row fabrics. We are now a leading supplier of made-to-measure suits in the UK and looking to achieve national coverage.
Ideal Franchise Owner:
No tailoring experience is necessary. Our ideal candidate will be highly motivated and professional, both in appearance and attitude, ambitious and willing to learn the new skills. They will have an aptitude for sales and marketing and love meeting new people. Must be customer-focused and willing to spend time with clients to build relationships and satisfy their needs.
Initial comprehensive training programme, providing expert help from the Directors; learning how to measure your clients and training on fabrics, colour and image to help you to give expert advice to your clients. In addition, you will be trained in customer care and the necessary business skills.
Initial training will be in our Head Office and studio in Buckinghamshire. On-going training will be with your clients, so may be in their offices, homes or on your premises. There will also be regular new product updates at management meetings.
Regular training, marketing activities, including personalised newsletters to your clients, advertisements in the press, special offers and ideas to generate extra business.
Year Established: 2007
Year of First Franchise: 2011
Number of Company Outlets: 1
Number of Franchised Outlets: 2
Franchises Planned: 50
Areas of Priority Development: Major centre of population
Overseas Opportunities Exist: Europe
Overseas Opportunities Planned: Europe
Total Cost of Franchise: From £19,950 + VAT
Initial Investment: £19950
Management Service Fees Payable: 10% of sales
Breakdown of Package: Our franchise package provides everything required to start your Suit the City franchise. You will receive sample suits, master models (used for fitting), full set of fabric samples, accessories, marketing materials, training manuals and stationery. You will start by offering a men-only service, and can develop the skills required for female clients.
Financial Assistance Available: Major banks, Franchise Finance.
BFA Member: Provisional
IFA Member: No