As Per Industry Estimates, The Laundry Industry In India Is Supposed To Be A USD 76 Billion Market.
UClean is India's first organized chain of Laundromats focused on fostering the DIY culture. With technology at the heart of the brand, UClean also enables the time-crunched customer to avail pick-n-drop service from the comforts of his home or office. UClean is committed to working with other entrepreneurs and investors and co-build the UClean brand with them through the franchise route.
“Franchising provides you with the opportunity of owning your own business and working towards making it profitable and sustainable. You do not have a reporting manager or a boss. Instead, you have a mentor and guide in the form of your Franchisor who is equally committed to making your business successful” says, Arunabh Sinha, Founder, UClean. With some of the most credible partners on-board for a venture of this nature, UClean is striving to not just be a brand but an overall segment creator.
All the processes of UClean are supported by strong technology and processes at the back end. Tech innovations are again built around the ideas of making the lives of customers comfortable. Customers can schedule their wash as per their convenience by “pre-booking appointments.” Bookings can be made through Application, website, call centre, walk-in store, and direct call to store. All the UClean stores are exclusively powered by Alliance laundry system – USA- the world’s largest manufacturer of commercial laundry systems.
Here are the points on how to start UClean franchise in India:
Since UClean targets, the major metro cities as their preferred locations, hence opportunities in these cities are flourishing. But the location should be chosen carefully, as it might affect the brand’s business. Preferred expansion locations for UClean franchise are Delhi, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Punjab, Uttaranchal, Uttar Pradesh, Kerala, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Assam, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Tripura, Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Nagaland, West Bengal, Sikkim, Odisha, Gujarat, Rajasthan, Maharashtra, Goa, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Andaman and Nicobar, Pondicherry, Chandigarh, Lakshadweep and Daman and Diu.
UClean also provides franchise training in Delhi. The entrepreneurs are trained, equipped and handheld in building and operating their own UClean franchise store. You will get detailed operating manuals for franchisees and expert guidance from Head Office to the franchisee in opening the franchise. Moreover, current IT systems will be included in the franchise.
Commercial property is required for this franchise opportunity with floor area requirement of 350 Sq.ft. Generally, a dense neighbourhood is preferred for starting a UClean franchise outlet as it will help to garner more potential customers.
Agreement & Term Details
UClean has a standard franchise agreement for 5 years. If you want, you can also get your term renewed after 5 years.
Total stores: 22 stores are already operational and 50+ franchises are already signed up
Investment: About INR 19 to 20 Lakhs per store
Expected ROI: 70%
Area Required: 250 sq. ft.
Expected Breakeven: 18 months