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A Barrett & Coe Photography Franchise differs from many other franchises in the volume of sales it provides to studios from national promotions.

This will usually be between 60-70% of turnover, thus ensuring that a new franchisee has a steady flow of appointments in their diary upon commencement of their franchise. Managing Director Peter Evans provides unrivalled experience in marketing portrait studios, gives advice and personal support with the equally important local marketing, which supplies further sales in addition to national contracts.

We have national contracts in place with:

Emma’s Diary

Emma’s Diary is the UK’s trusted communication platform for mums-to-be, new parents and healthcare professionals. In association with the Royal College of General Practitioners, they offer a programme of targeted communications, providing advice, reassurance and up-to-date health information.

Barrett & Coe are very proud to have held an exclusive contract with Emma’s Diary for the last 10 years to provide photography offers to their members. We receive over 500,000 opt-in records, 70% of which include mobile numbers and email addresses.

Their popular Facebook page is the second most visited page by mums and Barrett & Coe’s Baby of the Month professional photography competition regularly features on Emma’s Diary digital platforms.

Activity Superstore

Activity Superstore arrange exciting days out for over 100,000 customers per year. It was created in 1997 and sells gift activity experience vouchers, supplied in stylish voucher packs directly to their customers who purchase via their website.

This is the prime source of portrait studio bookings in the UK. Barrett & Coe book over 5,000 Activity Superstore appointments for studios each year.

Barrett & Coe have the exclusive retail contracts with Activity Superstore for photography offers in retail outlets including Argos, Avios, Boots, Clintons, Debenhams, Menkind, Next, Superdrug, WHSmith, Attraction World, Express Gifts, the Co-operative and Wyevale Garden Centre, as well as an online presence on their website


Wowcher is an e-commerce marketplace serving 52 cities in the UK and Ireland.

Daily and monthly deals are promoted via their website which includes activities and products that people want to do or buy at discounted prices. Founded in 2010 and bought in 2011 by DMG Media, Wowcher currently has a user-base of roughly 10 million members.

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