The Business Partnership is proud to support an existing and successful Pauline May franchisee with the sale of their business interest. Pauline May is a specialist clothing sales franchise, well established throughout the U.K. The business has established a niche market selling clothes to elderly people with direct visits to care homes, sheltered housing and day centres. The franchise model involves planned visits to premises where order taking is supported by a selection of display stock, and a full stock range catalogue. Clothing is supplied by Pauline May Limited from their U.K. warehouse and all fashion garments are exclusively designed. The products all have an emphasis on quality and comfort fit with ease of cleaning a key factor. There is a 100% guarantee on clothing from the franchisor, with the consequence there is no product returns risk to the franchisee. This is a highly reputable franchise company with approximately 20 Franchisees across the U.K., with an excellent trade reputation.
The franchise area is sufficiently large to provide an excellent commercial opportunity. There are currently over 100 regular customers (homes not individuals) and many more
available. The vendor runs the business as a lifestyle business and could generate more business if she wanted.
Competition / Market
This a unique business proposition and whilst there is always competition, this business is protected by the virtue that the products are unique and represent excellent value for
money coupled with ease of care, with 100% money back guarantee. The twice yearly catalogue provides an excellent marketing tool, and generates mail order and telephone