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Mr Simms Olde Sweet Shoppe Ltd

12 St. Mary’s Gate, Stafford ST16 2AS

+44 (0) 1785 256959


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Indicative Costs

Initial Franchise Fee


Leasehold improvements (Store Fit Out)

from £30,000

Opening Inventory

from £15,000

Equipment Purchase Costs incl. POS

from £2,000


from £2,000

Store Launch Marketing


Estimated Total Investment

from £62,500

These figures are estimates of the core investment costs in setting up a Mr Simms store.

It is possible to exceed costs in any of the areas listed and there are additional costs to be considered also.

All figures exclusive of VAT at the standard applicable rate.


The figures listed below do not include extensive exterior renovations, and the estimated costs outlined in the table (and elsewhere in this document) represent a wide range of possible locations, and operational variables.

We will assist with providing general layout plans, drawings, specifications and the like. You may select your own contractors or use our recommended contractor (who is not only experienced in building Mr. Simms stores but is normally competitively priced). You should obtain at least 2 quotes for comparison purposes.

Beyond those costs listed in the previous table, you should also consider:

These, together with the general breakdown on the previous page, make up the likely complete up-front investment in setting up a Mr Simms store. These should be considered in your business plan, together with the ongoing running costs of the business.

Ongoing Running Costs

General costs to be factored in include:

Additional Investment Costs