As an independent business owner, you have a lot of things on your plate to remain successful. Learn about the benefits of converting a business to a franchise model.
If you convert your independent print shop through the Allegra® Advantage ProgramSM, you’ll have access to tools to:
- Increase sales and earnings
- Build greater equity
- Operate more efficiently
- Position yourself for a more profitable exit
The benefits of converting a business to a franchise with Allegra® can be long-term or, if you’re interested in retiring or moving on soon, as little as five years. There are no expensive broker’s fees to sell your business; our services are free.
How the Allegra® franchise system can help you reach your goals
If you’re tired of going it alone and want the advice of others in similar businesses while aligning your shop with an established and reputable national brand, converting may be the right choice for you.
Allegra® can help you diversify your revenue streams and grow your business with our proven business model, helping you achieve higher profitability and greater operating efficiency. Converting a business to a franchise may not always be the best path, but with Allegra® you’ll benefit from the buying power, technical resources, training opportunities and other franchise support offered through the 270+ member network of associated franchise brands under the Alliance Franchise Brands (AFB) umbrella.
9 ways we help you drive growth, profitability and business value
Once you transition your business into an Allegra® franchise, you’ll gain access to a wide range of franchise support services, including:
Business assessment & planning. With the assistance of Allegra®’s dedicated and experienced field operations team, we’ll walk you through a disciplined business assessment and planning process.
Exclusive Profit Mastery Program. This is the cornerstone of how we enhance the value of your Allegra® franchise.
Diversification of revenue streams. We help Allegra® Franchise Members branch out into promising growth segments such as digital printing, wide-format applications, promotional products, direct mail and web development.
Acquisition program. We support the growth and profitability of Allegra® businesses by helping them purchase assets of nearby independent printers or complementary service providers.
Enhanced technology. Our franchise support includes sophisticated online ordering (web-to-print), website building and many other best-in-class options to keep your franchise ahead of the competition.
Leading-edge marketing support. We integrate the latest digital tactics with traditional marketing strategy to continually generate new inquiries and sales leads for Allegra® Franchise Members, with the goal of helping them grow a highly profitable franchise.
Sales staff recruiting, training & mentoring. Key to the success of any business, the sales staff and sales management staff working for Allegra® business owners have access to comprehensive, ongoing training and mentoring.
Group buying power/outsourcing. You’ll benefit from AFB’s unsurpassed purchasing power and vast resources in ways you couldn’t as an independent business owner.
Assistance selling your business. We’re dedicated to helping Allegra® business owners when it’s time for them time to retire or otherwise move on.
If you’re on board with the benefits of converting a business to a franchise and would like to learn more about Allegra®, we’d love to talk. Please fill out the form on this page to start a conversation.