BECOME A FIRST STOP PARTNER
Get the backing of a national brand and global tyre manufacturer to take your business to the next level.
Interested in becoming a retail partner? Complete the contact form below.
FOUR GREAT REASONS TO BECOME A FIRST STOP PARTNER
First Stop UK is a growing network of service centres specialising in tyres, maintenance and repairs. Globally we are part of Bridgestone Tyres, with over 2000 sites in 25 countries across Europe. We were established in 1994 and now have 10,000 expert First Stop technicians serving 3 million customers and fitting 10 million tyres each year. In the UK, we plan to establish a network of 220 First Stop centres by 2024. Now is a great time to join us on this journey.
There are a huge variety of vehicles on UK roads, with a mix of old and new vehicles across the market. This presents a great tyre and fast fit opportunity. The tyre market alone is worth £4 billion, with 40 million tyres fitted each year. The value of the overall aftermarket sector is set to rise to £28 billion by 2022. With our help you can maximise your presence, grow your business and claim your share of this market.
First Stop is committed to offering customers the very highest levels of convenience, confidence, comfort and care. Through our partnership and training programmes we’ll work with you to ensure that customers always receive the very best experience based on a foundation of honesty and integrity. By helping you provide a great First Stop service every time, together we will grow your business.
The First Stop franchise partnership offers great value and support for you as a business owner. You’ll get the backing of a national brand to combine with your local expertise. This ‘Local Business, National Brand’ formula really is the best of both worlds. We’ll help you with everything from Health and Safety advice to your web presence and uniforms. Here are just a few of the key benefits of being a franchise partner:
- Preferential trading terms
- Class leading national rebate on parts purchases
- Access to the First Stop Training Academy
- Exclusive use of the First Stop brand
- Established online web presence
- Marketing support for online and offline activity with some centrally managed activity
- National standards programme
- Employment advice and support
- Health & Safety advice line and support
- Membership of NTDA and Tyresafe
- Dedicated retail business consultancy
We offer a true partnership approach to driving profitability and mutual success.
So why not join us?
HOW TO JOIN THE FIRST STOP NETWORK
To find out all the benefits of joining the First Stop network, simply email your details to Contact.UK@FirstStop.eu.
Our Retail Business Consultants will soon arrange to visit and explain in detail the significant benefits of the partnership.