Franchise Spotlight: Decorating
The decorating sector has a bright future and offers a broad range of franchise opportunities.
Decorating franchises can be a good option for those who have an eye for décor, or are interested in home renovation and interior design. This sector, however, covers a broad range of areas and skills - from painting walls, bathroom and kitchen finishes to furniture renovation – there are lots of options to choose from. One of the great things about tapping into this market is the enormous potential and wealth of franchise opportunities on offer.
Decorating industry analysis
There are many different factors to consider, when buying a franchise in this sector. Would you prefer to be motivating a team and project managing, or do you wish to be on the ground, doing more of the physical work? Some franchises require you to have a shop front or office premises, while others are predominantly online. Some franchises favor set opening times, which is ideal for those looking for a stable work/life balance, while others can have more unpredictable hours. Do your research to ensure you find the right franchise for your skills, experience and needs.
In recent years, population growth has seen a continued increase in demand for businesses and experts in this sector. Analysis shows a slight dip in 2020 industry revenue, as lockdown made it harder for decorators to access people’s homes. However, with more people spending time indoors, there has been a renewed focus on the home, and industry trends point towards a growth in the decorating sector. As Dorothy says in The Wizard of Oz “There’s no place like home”!