COLLOSEUM: the ultimate fashion empire!
COLLOSEUM means trendy, stylish clothing for women at a reasonable price. Therefore as franchisee you benefit from:
• a strong, fast expanding brand with a history of success of more than 20 years
• a broad target group willing to spent above average
• optimised purchasing processes and a well working background organization
• Delivery of goods on consignment
• No entrance or monthly franchise fee
The COLLOSEUM Group employs over 2.500 employees, realising the company’s objectives and striving to satisfy its customers. Accelerating growth throughout Europe, the group is searching for additional franchisees in several countries. Apply now!
Conditions you need to fulfill:
• 150.000 Euros as deposit for the goods delivered on consignment
• Cost for shop set up, depending on location / existing infrastructure
COLLOSEUM: exciting fashion for women at an affordable price
With over 170 stores in Germany, Austria and Eastern Europe COLLOSEUM is one of the leading fashion retailers in central Europe. Its trendy, fashionable clothes for confident, modern women are designed by fashion experts, originating from the traditional fashion hotspots in Europe: Paris, London, and Milan.
Inspired by urban street-styles and international fashion trends COLLOSEUM offers its customers always the newest looks and casual dress highlights for affordable prices. The range of goods aims at fashion oriented women and girls that enjoy playing with different styles and attires. Following the philosophy that being well dressed and good looking should not be solely for the rich, COLLOSEUM attaches great importance to a perfect balance between high quality products and reasonable prices. The wide choice of different styles enables all fashion lovers to try and find their preferred outfit. They can combine their favoured pieces with the ever changing and always updated collections of COLLOSEUM, getting a cutting-edge dress perfectly presenting their individual fashion-statement. Complementing the latest fashion trends COLLOSEUM also offers stylish shoes, jewellery as well as accessories.
Altogether COLLOSEUM attracts a broad target group with a low to medium income and a high affinity to trends and individual styles.
The COLLOSEUM Group – Born in Berlin, at home in Europe
Opening up its first store 1994 in Berlin, COLLOSEUM quickly grew to 15 stores one year later, mainly because of its appealing designs and attractive prices. The 50th store opened in Berlin again, and only 6 years after its foundation. International expansion began the year after, in 2001, expanding the brand to more than 170 stores in Germany, Austria, Latvia, Lithuania, Romania and Greece now.
Accelerating growth throughout Europe, COLLOSEUM is searching for additional franchisees in the following countries:
Western Europe: Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg
Eastern Europe: Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Romania, Slovenia, Croatia, Serbia
Benefit from an established brand, well organised logistics and processes, favourable purchasing prices and highly profitable business prospects!
The COLLOSEUM Group – a history of success for more than 20 years
1994: Silke and Rainer Schulz open the first COLLOSEUM Store in Berlin 1995: 15 COLLOSEUM Stores in Germany
1997: For the first time COLLOSEUM reaches DM 50,0 Mio turnover 1998: 11 new stores in Germany
1999: 16 new stores in Germany
2000: 50th store opens in Berlin
2001: 86 COLLOSEUM stores in Germany, 6 in the rest of Europe
2002: First FOREVER18 store in Germany
2006: First FOREVER18 store in Austria (Klagenfurt)
2007: First COLLOSEUM Store in Austria (Wels)
2011: First FASHION CLUB Store in Austria (Voesendorf)
2013: Over 150 Stores
2014: Opening of 160th Store
2015: Opening of 170th Store
Serving a broad customer base COLLOSEUM offers the great opportunity for franchisees to attract women of different kind and income to ensure constant returns and profits. Regular updates to the product portfolio enable franchisees to run ever refreshing marketing campaigns and to satisfy the fashion lover’s desire for owning the latest trend outfits.
The best of it all: goods are delivered on consignment! You only need to pay the goods you actually sold. All the rest is shipped back to the supplier. This way you save money beforehand and have a way better overview of your cash flow in general.
The franchise offering aims at founders as well as owners of existing retail stores that like to change the concept. Detailed conditions and requirements for franchisees can be found at the end of the document.
Various styles for self-confident women
COLLOSEUM presents a wide range of different styles and outfits, giving every woman the possibility to find their individual style for any occasion.
COLLOSEUM: a modern brand presented online
There are several marketing channels COLLOSEUM successfully markets its own products on with a relatively low budget. As a franchisee you benefit from this knowledge and experience to constantly grow your returns with an appropriate cost-value ratio.
The COLLOSEUM franchise offer – an attractive investment
COLLOSEUM supports its franchisees in several ways to ensure a smooth opening and quick successes for its partners. This includes:
- Exclusive territory rights for a designated region
- Ready to go store design individually adjusted to object (free of charge) Complete store interior provided (for a fee)
- Fashion lines are updated on a regular basis
- Support in store opening and promotion
- Support in marketing, ideal presentation of goods, warehousing etc.
- Support in financial planning and analysis
- Cash register provided
- Regular Trainings & Know-how-Transfer
- Regular visits
The main benefits of becoming a COLLOSEUM franchisee are:
- Delivery of goods on consignment
- No entrance or monthly franchise fee
- A strong brand with a history of success of more than 20 years
- Optimised purchasing processes and a well working background organization
- Favourable purchasing prices for quality goods
- Appealing fashion lines originating in designs from the fashion hotspots in Europe
- A broad, fashion attracted target group willing to spent above average
With COLLOSEUM you have the chance to create loyal customers that enjoy the constantly refreshed outfits for reasonable prices. This way COLLOSEUM has constantly grown since its foundation to up to 170 stores today!
The COLLOSEUM franchise offer – conditions and requirements
To become a COLLOSEUM franchisee, you need the following:
- 150.000 Euros as deposit for the goods delivered on consignment
- 70.000 Euros for setting up a complete new shop
- NOTE: if you already own a retail business and only want to change the concept, costs for reconstruction are way less than 70.000 €!
Of all goods sold an excellent gross margin of 47.5% stays with you! Have a look at this example of an average store:
|Net sales||600.000 €|
|Cost of goods sold||-315.000 €||52,5%|
|Gross profit for franchisee||285.000 €|
Following this brief calculation it is possible to enjoy a positive Return on Invest (ROI) already in the second year after opening!
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