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Snap-on Tools
Snap-on is the most in-demand product in its category. As with any franchise, the time and effort you commit is directly linked to the success of your business. BUT unlike many other franchisors, with Snap-on, there are no percentage-based royalties or advertising fees to pay.
Franchise Information
  • BFA Membership StatusFull
  • UK Years Established56 years
  • Current UK Coverage90%
  • Franchisee Support Staff165
  • Personal Investment Req.£15,000
  • Total Startup Cost£25,000
  • Territory-based business locationYes
  • Business to consumer servicesYes
  • Franchisee operates individuallyYes
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 Operate your own Van-Based Tool Franchise in your local territory with Snap-on Tools!

The best Snap-on franchisees have great people skills and the ability to really build relationships with customers. You need to be dedicated and willing to put some serious effort but so long as you have a great attitude and the motivation, Snap-on can teach you all you need to build a profitable, rewarding business.

Snap-on launched in the UK in 1965 and now has over 400 franchisees operating territories in the UK and Ireland. Globally, their franchise network is made up of more than 4,300 franchises. Snap-on's exciting franchise offers you the opportunity to enjoy all the benefits and freedom of being your own boss whilst safe in the knowledge that you have the back-up and support of their global support network behind you.

Snap-on Tools Business | Van-Based Tool Franchise

The Snap-on Tools Business Opportunity: 

Operate your Van-Based Tool Franchise and sell the most sought-after tools in the industry to professionals who want and need them!

You don’t need to have run a business before. 

Here are just a few reasons why, when you choose Snap-on, you choose one of the UK’s number-one franchises:

  • Instantly recognisable, prestige brand with a reputation for quality
  • Snap-on find your customers, you build the relationship
  • No royalties to pay – you keep 100% of your profits
  • 165 strong UK-based support team
  • Family business – spouses and family often involved
  • Proven franchise model, refined for over 100 years
  • Exceptional training and unwavering ongoing support in all aspects of the business; from sales and marketing to product, IT and finance.

Snap-on Tools Business | Van-Based Tool Franchise

Work for yourself, not someone else!

  • A Snap-on Tools Business is a mobile tool store that YOU own
  • Sell the world’s leading tool brand directly to professionals
  • Operate in your own exclusive territory
  • Follow a proven business model

Supported every step of the way

Snap-on have trained over 400 franchisees - people just like you. After ten days of training at the brand’s dedicated UK centre, you’ll collect your own custom-built mobile store and meet the associates who will support you on a daily basis. And it doesn’t stop there:

  • Dedicated Franchise Developer rides with you for your first five weeks
  • Six-month intensive onboarding process
  • 31 days of on-van support from a Sales Developer and Business Manager
  • 51 contact days in your first six months!
  • Business Manager helps analyse your business and identify areas for growth
  • Sales Developer helps identify ways that can help maximise your sales potential
  • Monthly and quarterly franchisee forums
  •  Annual conference and their legendary tool show

Plus, a dedicated Rock n’ Roll Tool Storage Programme and Diagnostic Sales Specialists to help support the growth of your business.

Snap-on Tools Business | Van-Based Tool Franchise

The Investment: 

Snap-on has a low initial franchisee fee and low ongoing operating costs because thanks to your mobile showroom, there’s no rent and rates to pay! In addition, as an owner-operator you won't have any employee expenses until you choose to hire an assistant to grow your business. There are so many benefits to owning your showroom on wheels!

No-nonsense, help-to-buy scheme

Snap-on Finance is our in-house bank which offers business loans to fund the purchase of your franchise. To start your very own Snap-on franchise, you need just £15k plus your working capital and then, they will fund the remaining investment on a ten-year interest-bearing loan.*

  • Cut-out the high-street banks
  • Get finance from people who truly understand your business... us!
  • A three-month repayment break to help you as you launch
  • Fixed monthly repayments mean there are never any surprises!

With Snap-on there are no monthly royalties to pay and no initial training fees like most other franchisors charge.

Find out more about the Snap-on Tools Business opportunity and running your own Van-Based Tool Franchise. Click below now!


What Our Franchisees Say

I’ve always wanted two things; my own family and my own business. I’m incredibly proud that I’ve achieved both by the age of 32! My business is allowing me to build a future for my family whilst enjoying the sense of freedom and pride that comes with being your own boss. It’s win-win.David Hogg

“I love owning my Snap-on franchise. I’ll never take it for granted that I’ve had the opportunity to join the most well-known tool brand in the world. I’ve built a business that has allowed me and my wife to enjoy our lives.Paul Bevington

The support you get managing your finances is second to none and, as I’d never owned my own business before, that was invaluable. They even help you fund the franchise – what more could you ask for?”Adam Trowler

Why Choose Us

New franchisees becoming top-performers in year one!

Never just a ‘man in a van’ – 165 UK support team dedicated to your success

Average franchisee sales of over £7k per week

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