A car detailing business can be started with a modest investment, depending on the scope and type of services you provide.
At present, car detailing business is one of the most viable investments to make because of the increasing number of automobiles in our cities. A car detailing business can be started with a modest investment, depending on the scope and type of services you provide.
The car detailing business is emerging as a lucrative venture as many entrepreneurs are fascinated to foray into this industry and capitalise on this highly in-demand business.
So, if you are looking to enter this business, then opting for a car detailing franchise is a viable option for you. One such brand, Amigo Auto Spa, is offering lucrative opportunities for the entrepreneurs.
Amigo Auto Spa is into car care, car hygiene and car detailing services. It was started as a brand intended to provide value-for-money services for Indian customers. The company’s mission is to give customers global quality with a local approach.
The brand’s passion for detailing, expertise in application, trained professionals and process-driven services are backed by international products that are tried, tested and proven.
Today, large establishments and retail chains have given Amigo Auto Spa the location partnerships across India. Amigo Auto Spa is in the process of making the unorganized car care industry to organized car care industry.
In the last five years, the company has worked to get one of the fastest technologies across the globe. The brand was the first one to launch the Nano-technology in India. Last year, Amigo Auto Spa launched Anti-Bacterial Nano Coating.
The brand provides quality services, clean, shine and protect, at affordable prices targeted at the average Indian consumer. It offers many services seen for the first time in the country like laparoscopic AC condenser cleaning without opening the dashboard of a vehicle.
The brand is into clean, hygiene and grooming services of the car. Its top services include ceramic coating, anti-bacterial nano-coating, protective coatings, etc. In India, Amigo Auto Spa is also the first one to utilize nano-technology in their polymer-based ceramic coating and provides an anti-germ protective coating to vehicles.
The company started franchising with the intention that a franchisee should never be bothered about how to get customers to its store. The brand understands customer behavior, re-market the demographics and accordingly suggests the model that has been developed for the area. Amigo Auto Spa believes that franchisees should not be person-driven; it should be process-driven.
There are various support that the brand offers its franchisees. These include:
Location – The brand will help the franchisee to select the appropriate location with high footfall.
Management support – The company has one business development executive for every milestone, who keeps on visiting every store. In this way, the brand looks after handling franchisees properly.
Manpower support – With this, the company aims at reducing the size of manpower and also providing the manpower to run the business. The brand helps in training the manpower.
Beginning from trained manpower to brand supervisors at franchise locations, Amigo Auto Spa offers franchisees continuous support on all counts. Amigo Auto Spa also offers an asset-light model for its franchisee.
Amigo Auto Spa believes that Time and Money are the biggest wealth. New businesses often take a long time to become profitable and are often derailed because of undirected efforts where time is wasted in trial and error; consuming more money and eroding the wealth.
Whereas, at amigo, they have mastered the art of time and money-saving in the auto spa business, to give the great beginners advantage, right from day one. Therefore, the brand drives its franchise partners in saving time and money.
Amigo Auto Spa is a process-oriented company so if processes are into place then it is very easy to move ahead.
M S Dhheeraj, Founder & CEO of Amigo Auto Spa, said, “We drive with our franchise partners till he is ready to grab the steering.”
For an Express Auto Spa, the investment of around Rs 15-20 lakhs is required, which includes the set-up cost, equipment, franchise fee, and the initial ready to launch marketing budget. The area of around 350 sq ft is required.
This business model is operated in the area of 500 sq ft for an investment of around Rs 20-22 lakhs.
The flagship store is mostly set up in urban places where an area around 2000-2500 sq ft is required. The investment of Rs 30-35 lakhs is required.
This business model requires an investment of Rs 45-50 lakhs for an area of around 3500 sq ft.
Amigo Auto Spa is operating on a FOFO model with investment starting from Rs 15 which can go up to Rs 50 lakh, depending upon the model and location of the business. The expected breakeven period for a franchise outlet varies between 18-24 months.