Barksole Franchise

  1. Description

Established in 1957, Barksole  specialises in Shoe, Bag Repairs, Key Cutting, Engraving, Luggage Repairs, Leather Repairs, Dry Cleaning, Knife Sharpening, I D Photos and rentals of DIY Carpet Cleaning Machines. Products include Trophies, Medals, Security Products, Shoe Care, Remote Controls. Other services include: Rubber Stamps, Name Tags, Number Plates and related products and services.


Established: 1957
Initial Franchise Fee: R80 000
Set-up Costs: R250 000-R390 000
Management Fees: 7%
Marketing Fees: 2%
FASA Member: Yes
Rodney Bloom
+27 (0)21 551 7733

About the Franchise


Part of the Bloom Group, Barksole was established in 1993 and has 32 outlets, making it one of the largest multiple repair service chains in SA. Stores are located in major shopping malls, suburban shopping centres and mini malls.

Franchisee selection criteria

The Barksole franchise is looking for hard working franchisees with great people skills, basic business acumen and a positive attitude. They must be hands on and service orientated.