Put yourself in the frame
Becoming the owner of a framing business can herald many rewards. Being your own boss and working in a creative industry may sound like the ideal way to spend your working day, but if you don™t know your margins from your mountboards, then you could find that your new business start-up is more of a new business non-starter.
Here at Arqadia, we have developed a name that is synonymous with quality, unrivalled experience and expertise. Our many years in the framing industry means we have a wealth of knowledge we can share with you. So if you are thinking of setting up your own picture framing business but don™t know where to start, worry not, because we are here to help.
In this section of the website, you will find everything you might need to get your business-up and running. Click here to download your dedicated framers start-up package, which includes details of our recommended equipment supplier, Framers Equipment, along with information about all the recommended training schools you can go to in order to hone your skills as a master framer.
Advice regarding the mouldings and mountboards you should order to get you fully stocked is provided, as are discounted start-up rates. A free corner chevrons set for you to use in-store is also offered to those who set up a new Arqadia customer account.
If you have already launched your business, but need help in establishing it further, perhaps you would benefit from visiting our 4 Walls section of the website. This area offers a wealth of advice and information to help you make your business more profitable.
From the PR Toolkit, which will assist you to effectively promote your business, to Framers Haven, that offers useful information to help your framing projects run smoothly and your business flourish, there is something for everyone.
You can also download the latest issue of 4Walls magazine to get the latest industry news, views and trends. Or, if you are having any particular problems with areas of your business, you can contact our Ask the Experts panel for some impartial and considered advice.
It is our hope that with all of this information at your fingertips, your new or fledgling business will flourish, and you will be able to enjoy a long and prosperous future as a picture framer.
Download our Account application form below or contact the Call Centre on 01234 852 777 to find out more.