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Popolo Ceramico is the fastest growing, multi-award winning, mobile personalised ceramics business in the UK that specialize in capturing baby and children’s hand and footprints in paint, clay and plaster. We also capture paw prints, host pop-up paint your own events, ceramic parties, school workshops and much more.
Since COVID-19, we have pivoted our business model and we are now successfully operating as a ‘ceramic takeaway service’ working mainly from home around our families. We deliver/ collect our ceramic takeaway boxes once/twice per week, safely leaving/collecting boxes on/from the customers doorstep. All boxes are thoroughly washed between rentals, to ensure everyone is kept safe. Customers paint their own ceramics and capture their own hand/footprints and paw prints (with guidance from us) We then finish off the ceramics at home in our own time. We also host online parties and workshops which have been a huge hit. Some of our more established branches have been taking orders for more than 20 boxes per week, with a turnover of over £1,000 per week!
“Operating as a takeaway pottery business fits in great with family life. The boxes have been incredibly popular and I’m also juggling home schooling my 2 children as well as working, so being able to work flexibly from home has been amazing.” Ali (Popolo Ceramico Chichester & Arun)
“I started my franchise just before we went into lockdown. As a new franchise, I was unsure how popular the ceramic takeaway boxes would be with me being a new business, however once I started advertising, I’d booked 18 boxes within my first week!” Marie (Popolo Ceramico Brighton & Hove)
Imagine having your own successful creative business that allowed you to work your own hours, take leave for ALL of the school holidays (if you wanted to) as well as providing you with a great income?
If this sounds like the career for you, then a Popolo Ceramico franchise could be the perfect solution. We are extremely passionate about creating and delivering great prints, high quality ceramics and stylish products and the franchise network are trained to the same high standard.
We are looking for hard working, organised, creative people to join the fastest growing personalised ceramics franchise in the UK.
Training and Support
We have over 10 years’ experience within the ceramics industry and each new franchisee receives an initial 4 days training course, which is currently completed via interactive webinars. We are a family inclusive business, so no need to worry if you are juggling kids at the same time, we have all adapted to our new way of working 😊
You will also receive ongoing training, coaching and support from the Popolo HQ team as well as access to our all of our training and support videos. It really is an amazingly supportive team, who all work together and really help each other.
We can also help arrange government backed finance loans for the full amount, which means you can get up and running from just £154 per month!
£7,995 includes a top of the range Nabertherm kiln including accessories (worth £2,800) a full 4 day training course (worth £1,000) over £1,000 worth of stock and materials to get you started, a full operations manual, full access to our sharedrive, franchisee support groups, training webinars and ongoing support and coaching from Popolo HQ. Earning potential is high! Please get in touch if you’d like us to send you our brochure.
For a limited time only, we are also offering an additional 1 day training course on casts (clay, plaster and 3D prints) worth £500 once you have been up and running for at least 6 months.