Irish hair replacement company is looking to expand its business internationally through franchising and licensing agreements initially targeting EU countries.

This Irish company established in 2011, offers a range of hair products including wigs, hair toppers and additional hair solutions for men, through both a physical and online store. These products can also be used for people who have lost their hair through cancer treatments, or have medical conditions such as alopecia, or trichotillomania. This company is looking to expand its business into new markets through franchising and licensing agreements in France, Greece, Spain and Portugal.
This company since its foundation in 2011 in Dublin, Ireland has gone from strength to strength. This company has a large range of hair products however it also specialises in hair products for those who have lost hair through cancer treatments, have trichotillomania or alopecia. (NACE code: Q86.9.0 Other Human Health Activities) This company is registered as a wig and hair piece provider for persons experiencing hair loss due to a medical condition with the Health Service Executive of Ireland (the HSE provides public health and social care services to everyone living in Ireland). The company has both a physical presence in Dublin while having a strong e-commerce online store. This allows for the business to thrive not only in Ireland but also abroad. A one of a kind business service is offered its clientele. This company is looking to expand its business into foreign markets through franchising and licensing agreements with a specific initial focus on France, Greece, Spain and Portugal. However the company is open of offers outside these regions also. This type of partnership allows for the franchisee or the licensee to avail of having their own company in their territory while receiving the support from the successful parent company.
Type (e.g. company, R&D institution…), field of industry and Role of Partner Sought: 
This company is looking to set up long-term partnerships through franchising and licensing agreements. This company has already developed a framework model with experts for a franchise. The role of the partner would be to work within the franchise and license framework while working together with this company to increase overall brand awareness. In return the franchisee or licensee will have: - Exclusive territorial rights - Access to new products and offerings - Initial 2 weeks intensive start up training course - Ongoing remote support where required - Access to online marketing templates that can be amended for the local market - Our strong online presence through the highly effective international website - Having access under license to market leading hair replacement systems - Leverage already strong social media network - Listing on the international website as an exclusive branch of the hair replacement network
Technical Specification or Expertise Sought: 
Experience or expertise in the hairdressing or barbering industry would be a major benefit for the partner.
Stage of Development: 
Already on the market
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