£ 50,000 Minimum Investment
The Massage Company provides high quality and accessible massage services, with a membership based system
Health & Beauty
The Massage Company is a membership-based massage business, which follows the successful membership-based model used by gyms and fitness studios to allow people to access a more affordable massage services at their convenience. The brand was created after the founders were inspired by seeing this model used across the US, and seeing the faster rate of growth for businesses by using this approach.
With an enormous growth across the health and fitness sector for all services related to improving health and wellbeing, interest in massage services has expanded beyond specialist services for the therapeutic or sports sectors, with a greater number of people interested in massage as a relaxing and stress-relieving activity. For potential franchisees interested in expanding into the wellness sector, a business with The Massage Company can be a great opportunity to succeed.
The head offices for The Massage Company franchise are located in Camberley.
Territories to start a franchise with The Massage Company are available across the UK. For information on current opportunities, contact the brand directly.
To start a franchise with The Massage Company, you will need to invest an approximate amount of £50,000 plus VAT. This includes the franchise fee and initial costs, however the total investment amount can add up to a six figure sum, once property, fit-out, equipment and other costs are factored in.
Most major high street banks and lenders may be able to provide some financial support to start a business with The Massage Company, with the likelihood of lending up to 50 per cent of the total investment amount. Potential franchisees will need to demonstrate liquid capital to the value of the remaining amount, and will need to create a robust and clear business plan, to succeed with financial applications.
To start a business with The Massage Company, you should have some prior management experience, as you will primarily be responsible for the development and growth of the business. You will also be involved heavily with other people, so having strong communication and people skills is essential. While The Massage Company provide training and support, from the outset of the franchise, you will be working on recruiting and guiding staff, as well as supporting them through customer relationships, so it can be helpful to have prior professional experience in this area.
You should also have a background in business development and financial management, as the success of the franchise depends upon understanding the membership model, and being able to establish a business successfully in a new area, working to add and retain long term members. And while The Massage Company provide tools and support to help with financial management, you should have a prior understanding of how to manage cashflow, profit and loss and general accounts.
Finally, to succeed as a franchise candidate with The Massage Company, you must also be able to demonstrate financial viability, with access to sufficient funds to invest in the business, and an excellent credit record to allow you borrow as required.
The Massage Company have an established training programme, that encompasses all areas of the business, from the practical services carried out, to managing the business effectively. Before getting started with training, all franchisees are given a pre-launch timeline, ensuring that everything is covered in good time, before a new franchise opens up. In the run up to opening your new business, The Massage Company team are at hand to provide guidance and support, making sure that you are fully compliant with all key obligations, including health and safety, risk assessments and employment policies, as well as checking that you have adequate working stock to start with.
The business development training from The Massage Company covers all key areas, including digital marketing and sales management, recruitment and technical training. Franchisees are guided on how to use the brand’s tried and tested techniques for lead generation and advertising campaigns, as well as how to keep a consistent profile on social media, in line with their overall brand.
You will also be training on how to find and recruit the right staff, as well as how to create an effective and supportive environment for your team. Your team will also be invited to join The Massage Company at their head offices for practical training, where you can see how the brand operates. It is also a good opportunity to ask any questions, and understand how to manage services.
Once your team is in place and your business is starting to develop, The Massage Company also provides access to their training academy, where your therapists can be trained to high standards, and learn the most effective forms of massage treatment, in a safe and practical way.
To get started with a franchise with The Massage Company, you can first arrange an initial phone conversation to discuss their business model and your background, and to allow both sides to decide if you are a potential candidate. To do this, complete the ‘enquire now’ form on this page. After this, you may then be invited to a discovery day, where you can meet the brand at their head office, and ask the franchise team about any important questions you may have.
If all of this goes well, you may then be invited to review the opportunity, discussing potential territories and carrying out due diligence. After all of this, your training date will be set, and a formal offer made.
For further information, enquire today!
For further information, enquire today!
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