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International Franchising

Mothercare & ELC store in Chalkida, Greece

Mothercare & ELC store in Chalkida, Greece

Mothercare store in Juhu, India

Mothercare store in Juhu, India

Mothercare and Early Learning Centre (ELC) have overseas franchise businesses operating through stores, primarily in Europe, the Middle East and the Far East. Both brands translate effectively into many markets and the International team continues to strengthen existing relationships and build new partnerships with franchisees around the world.

Franchise Opportunities

As Franchisors, Mothercare and ELC work with its franchisees to build profitable retail businesses around the world. Our franchise partners own and operate Mothercare and ELC format stores selling products bought from our UK operations.

The Franchisor provides:

  • An established and internationally recognised brand
  • The exclusive right to open stores in the agreed territory or country
  • A complete internationally sourced range
  • The supply chain and business systems that are vital to ensure an efficient operation
  • Ongoing training programmes

The Franchisee provides:

  • The resources to establish and develop a successful franchise business
  • An understanding of the retail conditions in their country
  • The necessary skills and experience to run a strong retail business

If you have any queries regarding franchising opportunities for Mothercare or ELC, please contact us at internationalfranchising@mothercare.com.