While becoming a Snap-on franchise business owner is a big decision, it doesn't need to be a complicated process. Snap-on Tools franchisees can get the keys to their new mobile store in as quickly as four months. To learn more, download our guide to the franchise process.
Determine if Franchising is Right For You
By now, you've probably spent a lot of time wondering if owning your own business is right for you. You may still have many questions, but we are excited you have made it this far in the process. The hardest part is over. You've taken the first step. Now you can learn what comes next in this 7-step process outlined here. We are excited about your interest and are able to get you behind the wheel of your very own mobile store in as short as a time as 4 months.
If you start today you may have your own Franchise Business within the next 4 months!
Discover the Snap-on Franchise Opportunity
The Snap-on Tools company boasts a long and successful history.
As a Snap-on franchisee, you have the opportunity to own your own business selling the #1 professional tool brand in the world. Our system is based on a proven business model. We help you get set up by granting you a license to operate a franchised mobile store that serves as a showroom on wheels. We also provide you with a territory assigned to you and no other Snap-on Tools franchisee.
You maintain control of your franchise business. You set your schedule and manage your customer relationships. You have the freedom to operate your business in a way that works best for you, but we will always provide support and training when you need it.
Take the Online Welcome Tour
At this stage, we encourage you to take a self-guided tour of our Snap-on Tools franchise discovery site. After you complete the tour, take a few minutes to complete our request for consideration and then a Snap-on Tools Franchise Recruitment Manager will call you and setup an online "Discovery" meeting, which moves you one step closer to getting the keys to your mobile store and becoming a Snap-on franchise business owner.
Ride Along with a Franchisee
During your Discovery meeting with the Snap-on Franchise Recruitment Manager you will download our Snap-on Tools Franchise Agreement and coordinate a ride along with an existing franchise business owner. The ride along is an important step, you get a front-row seat for all the action - in the passenger seat - and experience what it really means to "own it." After the ride along your Snap-on Tools Franchise Recruitment Manager will schedule your next online meeting.
Attend Online Meeting with your Franchise Recruitment Manager
Your Snap-on Franchise Recruitment Manager will discuss your ride along experience, and make sure all of your questions are answered. If you and the Snap-on Franchise Recruitment Manager are both feeling that this is a good fit, Snap-on will make you an offer to become a Snap-on Tools franchise business owner. Our offer is made in writing. When the time comes to sign your Franchise Agreements you will see your confirmed territory.
Begin your Training
This is when your life as a Snap-on Tools franchisee gets real. Your initial training lasts ten days. Our sessions help new franchisees from various backgrounds feel comfortable selling and servicing Snap-on branded products. You don't have to have experience with tools - we will teach you what you need to know. You'll learn about:
- Customer Driven Selling
- Planning Your Day
- Selling and Collection Techniques
- Product Knowledge
- Snap-on Finance Financing for Customers
- Franchise Business Management
- Point of Sale System Training
Get Behind the Wheel of Your Mobile Store
At this point, you're a Snap-on Tools franchisee, but you aren't riding solo just yet. For the first six weeks you are in your mobile store, a Franchise Performance Team member will ride along with you to help you get familiar with your territory and the Snap-on Tools programme. They can answer any questions you may have and, as experts on the Snap-on Tools programme, they can coach you through getting your business started and show you how to demonstrate our products. Even after your first six weeks come to an end, your Franchise Performance Team is only a phone call away.