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Franchise Brands (FRAN)

Franchise brands

Franchise Brands plc is a holding company. It is focused on building businesses in selected customer segments, using primarily a franchise model. It operates through three segments: B2B-Franchisor, B2B-DLO and B2C. The B2B-Franchisor segment is made up of Metro Rod and Metro Plumb. B2B-DLO segment is made up of Willow Pumps, and other B2B DLOs. B2C segment is made up of ChipsAway, Ovenclean and Barking Mad. It has a combined network of approximately 425 franchisees across five principal brands in the United Kingdom (UK). Its brands include Metro Rod, Willow Pumps, Metro Plumb, ChipsAway, Ovenclean, Barking Mad, Azura Group and The Handyman Van. Metro Rod is the provider of drain clearance, repair, and maintenance services. These services are provided by 42 franchisees with geographical coverage across the UK. Metro Plumb is a national plumbing franchise with more than 30 regional plumbing centers. Filta serves commercial kitchen services sector, servicing restaurants and supermarket.


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