Date Established: 1995
Reason for Sale: Retirement
Annual Turnover: available on request
Annual Profit: available on request
Asking Price: available on request
Established in 1995, Signs Express (Exeter) has been successfully operating for 28 years under the current ownership of Nick and Marion Baxter-Sibley. With an established and consistent turnover with opportunity to increase further, this centre presents a solid business opportunity for a new business owner with room for expansion.
Set in a beautiful part of the world, this centre presents a fantastic business development opportunity for a new owner, with an experienced team, extensive customer database and the opportunity to see a return from day one.
At Signs Express we offer comprehensive, bespoke signs and graphics solutions to cater for our customers every need with a consultative approach and excellent customer service.
Supplying an extensive range of business signage including vehicle graphics, interior and exterior signage, illuminated signs, directional or wayfinding signs, labels and stickers, bespoke printed wallpaper, exhibition displays, event signage, health & safety signage, window graphics, digital signs, architectural finishes and much more. Signs Express (Exeter) have built up a solid reputation for delivering quality solutions with a friendly, helpful and efficient service leading to a high level of repeat business.
With increased turnover vs prior year and with a healthy profit line, this centre has the potential for business growth along with territory expansion for an ambitious new owner.=
The business is ideally situated in the south of the territory on the busy Marsh Barton Trading Estate approximately two miles south of Exeter city centre with quick and easy access to the M5, A30 and the A38 Expressway via the Matford Link Road.
The Exeter territory has 11,000 businesses and organisations as potential customers, with the Franchise having a database of over 6,000 individual existing customers and contacts. The local areas include Exeter, Axminster, Seaton, Honiton, Cullompton, Cranbrook, Sidmouth, Okehampton, Exmouth, Crediton and Tiverton.
The experienced team at Signs Express (Exeter) have the skills and expertise to fulfil their customers’ requirements across a bespoke, broad range of signage and graphics solutions. With a conversion rate of 65% on quotes, an average order value of £500+, an array of industry accreditations including SafeContractor approved, and a ‘Green Accord’ accreditation with Exeter City Council, the centre holds a strong brand presence and excellent reputation in the local community and surrounding areas.
After nearly thirty years of operating, Signs Express (Exeter) current owners Nick and Marion Baxter-Sibley are selling this established and profitable business to move into retirement.
Signs Express (Exeter) has built a strong reputation for providing innovative and creative solutions alongside exemplary customer service recognised by the high level of repeat business.
This established resale presents a new owner with an extensive and loyal customer base, an experienced and hard-working team and strong financial returns with the potential for future growth. With opportunities for business growth, this centre also has the opportunity to expand into neighbouring territories such as Torbay and Teignbridge, offering room for further sales growth and increased profitability.
This is a fantastic opportunity for a new and ambitious owner to become part of the UK and Ireland’s largest signage and graphics franchise network and benefit from the support and guidance of over twenty dedicated industry professionals at the Franchise Support Centre based in Norwich.
Established for over 30 years, with 60+ locations in our award-winning network, Signs Express offers high rewards in a creative and dynamic sector with the added benefits of an established, recognised brand. No previous signs industry experience required; however, we are looking for a driven, ambitious individual, with a natural sales flair and an entrepreneurial and personable approach to take this business to the next level.
Full training and a thorough onboarding programme ensures our franchisees are set up for success, with full support throughout from our UK based Franchise Support Centre and established network of over 60 locations.
To discuss this business opportunity in more detail, contact us to arrange a call at a time that suits you. And why not attend one of our Discovery Days? Held at our flagship company owned Signs Express (Twickenham) centre, we offer you the chance to find out all about us and see our centres in action!