Build a business you can proud of in a growing market
Shuttercraft is a management franchise offering an attractive prospect for anyone looking for an exciting business with massive growth potential.
Founded in 2002, and first franchised in 2012, Shuttercraft is one of the UK’s largest shutter companies, expertly installing premium, made-to-measure shutters and blinds to transform homes up and down the country. With an extensive selection of products on the market, we bring a touch of class, beauty and practicality to our customers’ homes, to ensure they achieve the look they want.
With a reputation for excellent end-to-end service and an exceptional range of choice, our franchisees continue to wow customers and are proud to have an overall Trustpilot score of 4.9, putting us above the category average (window treatments) score of 4.1. Of these, 97% of our customers rate us as 5 stars, putting you in good stead to build a successful business.
It is this foundation of trust and expertise you become a part of, when you partner with Shuttercraft.
The Shuttercraft franchise opportunity
Did you know shutters are the fastest growing, and most on-trend, window covering today?
The domestic window coverings market was estimated to be worth £1.52bn in 2019, which reflects strong and steady growth from 2015, with 13% overall growth 2015-19. As specialists in supplying and installing the UK’s largest range of shutters and blinds, our franchisees are perfectly placed to enjoy strong future prospects and substantial growth.
Over the last eight years, our franchisees have enjoyed an average growth of 35% per annum. But, there’s plenty of evidence to suggest the market has yet to peak, as high quality shutters become ever more desirable.
We provide the groundwork and model on which you will build as you implement our training, and hire your team. An investment in the Shuttercraft franchise is an investment in your future and the chance become the person you aspire to be.
Why choose Shuttercraft?
As our partner, you will benefit from:
- Being part of a successful network of franchise partners focused on bringing customers a positive experience from start to finish.
- Access to the most extensive range of shutters and blinds in today’s market, all made-to-measure and designed to ensure customers get the look they’ve always wanted
- Extensive training in every aspect of our proven business model, giving you the confidence to drive sales, run an effective business, and provide the highest possible quality of customer service
- The ongoing support of an expert team who understand the market like no-one else,fully committed to helping you to achieve the level of greatness you aspire to as a business owner
Who are Shuttercraft looking for?
Although many of our franchisees come from within the shutters industry, there are also those without previous experience, who are builing a flourishing business. We’ve found those who are the most successful with their Shuttercraft franchise are:
- Customer focused. We’re looking for franchise partners who are as passionate about people as we are, and will take pride in providing an excellent service
- Keen to be trained. You’ll want to know all the details about how your business works and operates, even if plan to build a team to carry out the installs, straight-away. Having key product and business knowledge, gives you the confidence with customers to help you grow
- Problem solvers. You’ll have real pride in helping people find the right window solution for their homes
- Determined to succeed. By combining the Shuttercraft franchise model, with your determination to succeed, you can be confident of building a business with high margins and a strong cash-flow, in a growing market.
- Clued-in. Managing a business isn’t easy, and our franchisees were aware of what to expect. As you first begin to grow your customer-base, and employ your team, you may expect long hours, Monday to Saturday. However, as your business becomes more established, and your team become confident in the day-to-day, you’ll quickly find you have more time to do what you enjoy.
The Shuttercraft franchise package:
- 5-year renewable license in your own exclusive territory
- A detailed analysis of your sales area and its demographics
- Launch marketing campaign which continues over the first three months,
worth over £6,000
- Your launch kit, which includes brochures, business cards, leaflets etc.
- Business Manager to help you with your business planning
- They will also arrange quarterly calls with you for ongoing support
- Administration assistance
- Call handling service
- Extensive start-up training over five days, worth in excess of £3,000
- Full training in our tried-and-tested consumer sales process.
- Our franchisees say this results in a higher percentage of sale conversions, and they genuinely appreciate the confidence we’ve given to them
- Access to and full training on our tailored made CRM and POS system. This will give you maximum efficiency for running your business, as well as the highest standard of customer service
- On-the-road training when you start meeting with customers
- Full training for all your staff
- Access to and training on our accounts & finance systems
- Branded clothing
- Product samples
- Point of sale products
- Your Shuttercraft franchisee mentor