Owner Fiona Egan talks us through the company’s plans for 2015, and the broader Irish fitness market.
Most people of a certain age are happy to tell you, without a jot of ambiguity, where they were when Neil Armstrong first set foot on the moon. What that historic small step represented was the key to literally a whole new world of possibility. For those, like myself, who are immersed in the franchise industry, the exciting establishment of the UK’s inaugural sásta fitness and weight loss franchise location was always likely to be one of those moments. Gareth Samuel reports.
The sásta franchise network’s expansion has showed no signs of slowing down across the country and is currently poised to cross the Irish Sea and become one of the big players in health and fitness throughout the UK too.
Fiona Egan, founder of the phenonemnally successful fitness franchise sásta, has been recognised at the National Franchise Awards, beating off competition from The Zip Yard, Jymka and Snap Printing.
Irish fitness franchise, sásta, has just finished filming their part of Setanta Sport’s latest television show, ‘Get Off The Couch’, produced by Athena Media. The sports show takes people struggling to get fit and active through the direction of top athletes.
sásta Athlone franchise owner, Noel McTiernan, saw the potential in the hugely successful fitness franchise when his wife Tara had her wedding dress taken in three times before their marriage last March, thanks to sásta’s revolutionary fitness pods. Gareth Samuel reports
Fiona Egan, founder of the health and fitness franchise, sásta, explains the history behind the brand and why it continues to be a big hit with its customers, the academic and scientic communities and the franchising business world
Fiona Egan, creator of health, fitness and weight-loss franchise sásta fitness, and her business partner Joe Whyte of Innovative Fitness Solutions are set to feature on RTE’s National television programme on Monday 7th January. The episode, which features a segment on location at Innovative...
Fitness and weight-loss franchise sásta is encouraging people to take part in its New Year challenge at one of its studios. With the use of the innovative sásta fat-burning pods, the sásta challenge is to help individuals drops a clothes size in just four weeks. With two already successful...
Founder Fiona Egan explains the inspiration and concept behind sásta and the interest it has generated in the academic and scientific communities, as well as the business world
Nick Dawes was the first franchise owner in the Signs Express network, which now has over 70 centres throughout the UK and Ireland. Now, more than 20 years on, Nick speaks to The Franchise Magazine about his future career in franchising and what owning a Signs Express business has meant to him.
Signs Express Sligo has reached the finals of this year's Irish Franchisee of the Year Awards. Michael O'Hara, franchise owner of Signs Express Sligo, was shortlisted as a finalist at this years' awards through his business expansion, focus on excellent customer service and gaining new high...
Signs Express has continued its expansion with the opening of its latest franchise in Derrylin. Owned and operated by business partners Sean Doonan, Seamus Owens and Frank Murphy, Signs Express Derrylin provides a signage service to the local area.
Signs Express has opened a new centre in Derrylin, Northern Ireland, which is the seventh Signs Express franchise to open in its Irish network. Franchise owners Sean Doonan, Seamus Owens, and Frank Murphy will run the franchise.
As the UK and Ireland's leading signs and graphics company, Signs Express has developed into a first class business and franchise network. The Signs Express franchise model was developed to provide a full professional service to a vast marketplace of potential customers in the business-to-business sector, and through massive growth year-on-year in the signage industry, potential is endless...
Want to be your own boss? With a Signs Express franchise you'll receive all the support you need to make that journey easier.
Michael O'Hara opened his Signs Express production centre in Sligo after realising that owning his own business where he could make the decisions and directly influence its running, would suit him better than working for a multi-national company.
Signs Express franchisee Richard McGonigle opened his production centre in Derry after previously working as a Software Developer. Richard wanted a change and had always aspired to start his own business so looked at franchising as a way to achieve this.
The Belfast centre of leading signs and graphics franchise, Signs Express, received an exotic invitation to supply their services when local window manufacturer, KMR Windows, required signage for their new showroom in Athens, Greece.
Leading signs and graphics specialists, Signs Express, is looking to extend its Irish network further during 2006 and will be exhibiting at the Belfast Franchise Exhibition due to take place 12th-13th May on stand B12, as well as at the Irish Franchise Exhibition in Dublin later in the year.
Snap provides businesses with a range of products and services suitable for each stage of their company’s development and brand awareness.
As Mick Fitzgibbon celebrates his first 20 years with the company, he has experienced the good, and some interesting times at Snap.
Snap, one of, Irelands most successful and long established franchises in operation have embarked on a new strategic direction over the past two years and have plans to add several new media products to their traditional offering. The new move will allow Snap to become a more rounded provider of...
The Snap franchise model is one of Ireland’s most successful, which has been continually adapted and perfected over 28 years. The systems and processes at Snap are designed to make business easy, and its team of support staff are there to help you realise your success. Throughout its history Snap...
Print and Design franchise Snap Printing has launched its 24th centre in Mullingar as part of its nationwide expansion plans. Snap Printing is also looking to branch out into Northern Ireland and the UK.
Print and design company Snap Printing has announced its plans to continue to support Ireland's largest triathlon competition, TriAthlone over the next three years. Snap Printing will provide over 37,000 euros worth of design and printing services for the event in the three-year period including the European Tirathlon Championships hosted by Athlone in 2010.
Snap Printing is planning to launch three new franchises in Ireland by the end of this year. The company, which currently has 23 outlets in Ireland, provides a range of print and design services for companies including: marketing communications, design, direct mail, promotional products,...
Snap-on Tools is the #1 professional tool brand in the world, and also a fantastic business opportunity. Along with our legendary innovation and relentless determination to be the best, we’ve built a proven franchise model that has been successful for over 90 years.
Quick service restaurant franchise SFC Express has relaunched its franchise expansion programme across Ireland with a newly developed brand identity. The company, which has been operating its Southern Fried Chicken outlets internationally for 35 years, has repositioned its brand to offer a...
SUBWAY will create over 400 jobs with the opening of 40 new locations across Ireland. The chain is planning on investing €5 million in Ireland and creating 40 new outlets in 2014.
Subway and Ireland's leading independent forecourt retailer, Applegreen, have opened their first UK store partnership.
Since launching in October, the interst received from both business people and entrepreneurs has made it one of Europe’s fastest-growing franchises.
A professional lawn care business has been launched by two brothers from Derry/Londonderry, after they purchased the first Northern Ireland franchise from the world’s largest lawn care company, TruGreen.
Less than 18 months ago, Karen Burdett was working in a commercial environment. Today, she is a proud TruGreen franchise owner. Not only has Karen made an excellent start to her business, she has also won the ‘New Women Franchisee of the Year’ title at the EWIF Awards
Reading an advert for lawn-care franchise TruGreen in a national newspaper, Tony Lawrence found the future business he would run with his son Edmund.