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Franchise Opportunities in Glasgow

The franchise business model offers a unique opportunity to enjoy the perks of being your own boss while still benefiting from the support and recognition of a bigger brand. More and more entrepreneurs are harnessing the potential of franchising to reach their business goals and expand their portfolio.

The coffee shop industry lends itself particularly well to the franchise model. Investing in a coffee franchise over a start-up means you take on far less risk and are more likely to succeed long-term in such a competitive market. If you’re interested in buying a Glasgow coffee shop franchise, partnering with Esquires may just be the perfect solution.

Why Open a Coffee Shop in Glasgow?

Glasgow has a vibrant coffee culture dating back to the 17th century. Over the years, the city has seen the rise of many renowned coffee shops and cafes, with Charles Rennie Mackintosh’s Willow Tea Rooms being particularly famous.

Glasgow’s coffee scene continues to thrive, with the city hosting an annual coffee festival that attracts coffee lovers and experts with talks, tastings and all things coffee. This means there’s already a community who are primed to appreciate good coffee, allowing you to tap into an engaged potential customer base and make your mark.

With a population of over 600,000 residents, Glasgow is the biggest city in Scotland, making for a lively atmosphere. Known for its world-famous arts scene and museums, iconic live music events, impressive architecture, rich history and proximity to Loch Lomond, Glasgow is a wonderfully diverse and prosperous place to set up shop.

Also enjoying a reputation as the world’s friendliest city, you’d be hard-pressed to find a better location to open a community-focused coffee shop. There’s so much potential here to build a beloved coffee hotspot that loyal customers will keep coming back to!

With the branded coffee shop market on the rise, now’s the time to open your Glasgow coffee shop and start reaping all the benefits a well-positioned franchise has to offer.

The Benefits of Franchising with Esquires

Esquires Coffee has been proudly serving great-tasting, ethical coffee for over three decades now, so we know a thing or two about what it takes to build a thriving coffee business.

When you partner with us, you get access to this hard-earned industry expertise along with support in everything you need to establish your store and get off to a flying start. Our team will help with site procurement, lease negotiation, store design, operational systems, training, marketing and more.

We’ll also provide ongoing support and work closely with you long-term to ensure you stay on top. Our franchises work so well because we take a strong partnership approach; we aim to strike the perfect balance, giving you the freedom to manage the everyday while utilising the advantages of operating under the Esquires name and proven model.

To learn more about the support provided and what’s included in an Esquires Coffee franchise, please see our franchising FAQs.

Apply For an Esquires Coffee Franchise

Our ethos puts people and planet first, which means offering the best ethical, Fairtrade coffee and doing our part to support the farming communities and environment that make our products possible.

If you share these values and want to create a coffee store that reflects the dual responsibility to our customers and coffee farmers, we’d love to hear from you!

We’re currently looking to develop new Esquires stores in Glasgow and the surrounding areas. This is an ideal opportunity for entrepreneurs with a proven track record looking to find out just how profitable the coffee shop industry can be.

We are also offering master franchise licences for Scotland, allowing franchisees to develop an entire territory and reach new levels of success.

If you’re interested in buying a Glasgow franchise, please apply today, and our franchising team will be in touch!