The Lotters Pine franchise opportunity is based on the principles of business format franchising. Lotters Pine has built an excellent reputation in a highly competitive market; the intention is to safeguard this reputation by a sound recruitment process that will help select like-minded franchisees.
Lotters Pine stores are mid-sized retail outlets which are ideally suited to lifestyle mall locations to complement the broad range of home services such as décor, tiles and carpeting lighting, plumbing, bedding and painting.
Stores range from the low three hundred sqm to the mid four hundred, with a few measuring more than six hundred sqm.
Setup costs also vary, depending on size and distance from supply sources. The average store will cost in the region of eight hundred thousand Rand but, of the total setup contribution, approximately sixty-five percent will be allocated to “opening stock”.
Also applicable is a monthly service fee of 5% of net sales as well as a 1% local and a 1% national advertising contribution.
Today there are eight Company and eight Franchisee operated stores nationwide.
The warehouse look of the stores is designed to reinforce the value for money message. Lotters Pine stores offer customers the widest variety of top quality specialised pine furniture in a variety of finishes.
Lotters Pine No2 CC is a single brand franchisor owning the intellectual property relating to the business system.
The Lotters Pine difference
Lotters Pine point of difference is that we focus almost exclusively on pine furniture, and we are truly specialists in our field. Lotters Pine also has a range of products that are manufactured exclusively for us and our showrooms carry a vast amount of stock, guaranteeing efficient service and delivery.