Why Boots Opticians?

Boots Opticians have over 630 practices across the United Kingdom of which approximately 180 trade as franchise. With over 30 years franchising experience, today we operate the largest and most established retail optical franchise in the UK.

We're a purpose led business where we commit to enrich the life of every person, colleague and customer. We have ambitious plans to open many more new franchise practices across the UK over the next few years and are always looking for new Partners to join us.

Trade under one of the most trusted and respected brands within the optical market and link to one of the most recognised brands within the retail and healthcare industry.

Why Boots Opticians?

  • The commercial strength of working alongside a multiple - whilst retaining your ability to trade locally
  • A 100% franchise model, where the profit line is owned by the Franchise Partner
  • Access to exclusive product ranges and a cost-effective supply chain
  • Linking to the largest loyalty card scheme in the UK with over 18 million loyal customers
  • Joined up trading and support from Boots Hearingcare
  • Opportunity to utilise in-house apprenticeship, pre-registration training and CET for colleagues and clinicians

As a Boots Franchise Partner you own 100% of your business and you retain all the profits. You also own the equity within your business and have the right to sell this at anytime if you wish to do so (conditions apply).

Autonomy is important to our Franchise Partners, you decide on the colleagues you employ and their salaries, the number of clinics you run, you have the opportunity to build a frame and lens range from our extensive ranges of designer and proprietary brands that meets the needs of your customers and the ability to run promotional programmes to promote your business.

As a Franchise Partner you will be granted a 20 year franchise partner agreement with a right to renew this every 5 years. When you reach your 20 year anniversary, Boots Opticians can either buy your business back from you at the current market rate (based on an independent valuation) or agree to a new 20 year franchise agreement.

Our Franchise Partners are entrepreneurs who enjoy the freedom of running their own business with the support of a market leading brand. Boots Opticians enter into partnership with a limited company granted Body Corporate by the General Optical Council.

By joining Boots Opticians you will combine your clinical and entrepreneurial ambitions with the commercial strengths of a market leading brand.  In summary you will be part of a successful clinical business with commercial benefits.

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