In just six months, 10 Dream Doors franchise owners have achieved sales above £250,000 and many have taken in excess of £50,000 each month.
The company reports that one showroom alone has sold over 100 kitchen facelifts worth more than £400,000, and its top three franchise owners have sold more than £1 million between them already this year.
According to Dream Doors, with sales of £419,320 on the board by the first week of July, its Oxford franchise owners, Mike and Elaine Hurley, are on target to beat last year’s award-winning turnover of £763,000. In addition to this, ex-Woolworths Director Roy Easthope is already just £80,000 short of beating his total annual sales for 2011, with turnover to date this year of more than £350,000.
The franchise owners of Dream Doors Guildford and Woking, Gary and Hayley Ashe, who opened their showroom in January this year, have already surpassed £300,000 in sales of kitchen facelifts.
Gary Ashe said: “It's been quite a journey, and it’s amazing how much we now know that we didn’t this time last year. That might sound obvious, but with the level of success we’ve had comes a very steep learning curve. Like most Dream Doors franchise owners, neither of us had any previous industry experience, whereas now, just six months after our official showroom launch, we’ve had a few hundred thousands of pounds worth of experience.
“There have been a few stressful moments, but that’s the same in any business – especially one that works as well as this! We’ve ironed out most of the snagging issues now and I’m confident the second half of the year will be even better.”
Published: 18 July 2012
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