Zip Yard franchise is tailor made to fit the market

Business expands from Belfast shop to 25 outlets, writes Elaine O'Regan.

11th May, 2014
The Zip Yard: with outlets from Belfast to Limerick, turnover has grown to €4 million

By Elaine O’Regan

The cost-cutting trend that took hold in 2007 at the onset of recession provided seasoned franchiser Don Wallace with the inspiration for a new venture that would offer clothing repair and alteration services tailored to fit a changing market.

The Zip Yard opened its twenty-fifth franchise in Cavan this month, bringing to 136 the numbers employed by the franchise.

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