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Franchise Brands is a group of international multi-brand franchisors. The company creates a group of complementary franchise businesses that could benefit from sharing the same central services, thus allowing the management of these businesses to focus on expanding their networks, and supporting their franchisees to grow their businesses.
HQMacclesfield, GB

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Employees (est.) (Feb 2020)156(+1634%)
Revenue (FY, 2016)£254.7 K(+22%)
Share Price (Oct 2017)£0.6

Key People/Management at Franchise Brands

Stephen Hemsley

Stephen Hemsley

Executive Chairman
Chris Dent

Chris Dent

Metro Rod

Metro Rod

Managing Director
Julia Choudhury

Julia Choudhury

Corporate Development Director
Colin Rees

Colin Rees

Chief Information Officer
Nigel Wray

Nigel Wray

Non-Executive Director
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Franchise Brands Office Locations

Franchise Brands has an office in Macclesfield
Macclesfield, GB (HQ)
Ashwood Court, Tytherington Business Park
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Franchise Brands Financials and Metrics

Franchise Brands Revenue

Franchise Brands's revenue was reported to be £254.72 k in FY, 2016

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Franchise Brands's current market capitalization is £48.2 m.
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Franchise Brands Online and Social Media Presence

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Franchise Brands News and Updates

TopFire Media Releases Digital Marketing E-Book for Franchise Brands

HOMEWOOD, Ill., Nov. 6, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- TopFire Media, a leading integrated digital marketing and public relations agency specializing in the franchise industry, today announced the release of its latest e-book "10 Must-Haves When Hiring a Franchise Marketing Agency." The e-book...

Generation NEXT Franchise Brands Partners with World Franchise Associates to Drive Global Expansion for the Reis & Irvy's Brand

Agreement Will Increase Worldwide Presence, Bring Robotic Frozen Dessert Vending Kiosks to the Middle East and North Africa RegionsSAN DIEGO - (NewMediaWire) - June 27, 2019 - Generation NEXT Franchise Brands, Inc. (OTCQB: VEND) announced today that its flagship subsidiary, Reis & Irvy’s, h…

Generation NEXT Franchise Brands Announces $2 Million Exclusive Franchise Contract for Columbia, South Carolina

Agreement Includes Initial Purchase of 20 Robotic Vending Kiosks and Commitments to Buy an Additional 24 Units 

Generation NEXT Franchise Brands to Exhibit Reis & Irvy's Autonomous Robotic Kiosks at The International Franchise Expo in New York City

Reis & Irvy’s will be located at Booth 133 from May 30 to June 1 at the Javits CenterSan Diego, CA - (NewMediaWire) - May 15, 2019 - Generation NEXT Franchise Brands, Inc. (OTCQB: VEND) announced today that it will be showcasing its Reis & Irvy’s unattended, robotic soft serve offering …

Alliance Franchise Brands LLC Acquires RSVP Publications

PLYMOUTH, Mich., Dec. 14, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Alliance Franchise Brands LLC, a world leader in marketing, print and graphic communications, announced the acquisition of RSVP Publications by its wholly-owned subsidiary, Allegra Holdings LLC. RSVP Publications is a direct mail advertising...
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Franchise Brands Blogs

Executive Chairman Stephen Hemsley tells Proactive London how he intends to steer the business through 2020

Franchise Brands (LON:FRAN) strong numbers for 2019 show significant growth over the  previous year and at least match market expectations for £40.6mln of sales and underlying profits of £5.2mln. Executive Chairman Stephen Hemsley tells Proactive London how he intends to steer the business through 2…

Barking Mad Franchisees Win a BFA HSBC Franchisee of the Year Award

Living the dog lover’s dream Barking Mad Dog Care’s award-winning franchisee husband and wife partnership, John and Elaine Warburton from Fife, are delighted to have been featured by What Franchise Magazine. In ‘Barking Mad Couple say Franchising Changed their Lives’, a four page full colour feature…

Franchise Brands’ Stephen Hemsley discusses Willow Pumps acquisition

Franchise Brands PLC (LON:FRAN) executive chairman Stephen Hemsley speaks to Proactive London’s Andrew Scott soon after announcing they’re to acquire Willow Pumps to expand its existing drain care and repair business, Metro Rod. Hemsley says the long-term goal of bringing the brands together is to p…

Franchise Brands Announces Acquisition of Willow Pumps

Adding highly complementary services to Metro Rod Franchise Brands plc, a multi-brand franchisor, is pleased to announce that it has acquired Willow Pumps, a leading water pump supply, installation and servicing business to complement and expand Metro Rod’s drainage and plumbing businesses. Willow P…

The Profitable Route to Self-Employment

Small and medium-sized businesses account for over 99% of all private businesses in the United Kingdom, according to the Federation of Small Businesses. It may sound impressive, but the reality is that only a handful of these businesses survive long enough to make it beyond the 3-year mark. Compare …

“Metro Rod has undergone a step change” An Interview with Stephen Hemsley

  In this interview, Stephen Hemsley discusses the good growth at Metro Rod, and the future plans for Franchise Brands plc.   The post “Metro Rod has undergone a step change” An Interview with Stephen Hemsley appeared first on Franchise Brands plc.
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Franchise Brands Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Franchise Brands founded?

    Franchise Brands was founded in 2008.

  • Who are Franchise Brands key executives?

    Franchise Brands's key executives are Stephen Hemsley, Chris Dent and Metro Rod.

  • How many employees does Franchise Brands have?

    Franchise Brands has 156 employees.

  • What is Franchise Brands revenue?

    Latest Franchise Brands annual revenue is £254.7 k.

  • What is Franchise Brands revenue per employee?

    Latest Franchise Brands revenue per employee is £1.6 k.

  • Who are Franchise Brands competitors?

    Competitors of Franchise Brands include Diamond Hill, Lazard and AllianceBernstein Holding.

  • Where is Franchise Brands headquarters?

    Franchise Brands headquarters is located at Ashwood Court, Tytherington Business Park, Macclesfield.

  • Where are Franchise Brands offices?

    Franchise Brands has an office in Macclesfield.

  • How many offices does Franchise Brands have?

    Franchise Brands has 1 office.