I have recently started a business buying and selling Official Licensed Football Merchandise, I trade On my website www.millersmerchandise.co.uk and though various online retail platforms. I started with a personal £50 investment and have rapidly grown to £3-4K of sales per week in just 12 weeks making a healthy 28% gross profit.
I want to progress my business by investing in my website and offering and improving my supply chain end to end. This will allow me to diversify into offering a franchise. This will be through an 'Avon Style' format where they can take local orders or trade locally at markets or through social media and retails platforms such as eBay and Amazon etc.
It is a way to kickstart a small business with minimal outlay and no stock being held with no capital tied up, products are despatched to the franchisee or to the end consumer when orders are placed.