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A fantastic cleaning, maintenance & repair franchises for sale. The brand is already established in the Lismore territory in NSW. Invest & walk stright into this established, profitable business.

Location Details

The Leather Doctor services are already in high demand in Lismore and surrounds. The region has been established for many years and it's one of the most beautiful and thriving communities in Australia. Truly a fantastic business resale opportunity!

Marketing support

This is an established thriving business with plenty of existing clients and jobs as soon as you start.

The Leather Doctor's national commercial clients gave $4.5 million in jobs last year to franchisees. There is already plenty of demand in the Northern Rivers and new opportunities to generate jobs are limitless.

Professionally developed advertisments are available to you and our marketing manager will help you impliment your ads and make strategic marketing recommendations to help grow the territory.

Training provided

The initial training program focuses on an array of amazing skill sets. Your first 2 weeks are spent at our training facility at The Leather Doctor head office on the Gold Coast. You'll learn techniques for repairing/colouring leather, vinyl and plastics. You will also be taught dozens of upholstery repair techniques as there is a strong demand for this work in the furniture industry. Once you arrive home one of our expert trainers will spend another week by your side to ensure your success and able to apply your new skills on the job


No experience is necessary. Our comprehensive training program equips you with the necessary skills to complete the work.

Our franchisees come from a variety of backgrounds, including banking, IT, Tradesman, Sales, Postal, Mining Industry (just to name a few).

What matters is that you are motivated, and possess a willingness to learn.

You are never alone if you need help. You have expert trainers on call and a franchisee help forum which includes tips and tricks and a library of tutorial videos.

Length of Agreement

The Franchise Agreement are for 5 year terms which means they need to be renewed every 5 years.

There are low ongoing fees and you won't get any nasty surprises in The Leather Doctor franchise agreements. We believe in transparancey and full disclosure so you can make an informed decision.

If you like, you may receive a copy of The Leather Doctor Franchise Agreement upfront. You will simply need to make an enquiry and sign our Confidentiality Agreement.

About the Opportunity

Top franchisees are earning over $200,000 per year as a single unit franchisee. Some Franchisees engage help to expand using our contractor/employee business models. These multi-unit franchisees are earning over $300,000 per year and still growing.

We sought feedback from The Leather Doctor’s current Franchisees asking them what they they most loved about The Leather Doctor. They told us the key benefits are:

* I control when I work
* I earn a really good income
* I’m now enjoying a better lifestyle
* I have very little competition
* The on-going support is excellent
* I pay low ongoing fees
* I enjoy the work and it’s interesting
* I feel a sense of ownership

Franchisees are highly skilled in a very specialised industry. Income is earned quickly, giving franchisees the opportunity to achieve a desirable income/lifestyle balance.

Franchisees provide services in people’s homes, local businesses and also sell amazing leather care products. The initial training covers a wide range of very specific skill sets, however the majority of job types fall in the cleaning, restore or repair categories. Some typical jobs are as follows:

- Leather lounge cleaning and conditioning
- Repairs to scratches, cuts and scuffs
- Recolouring worn or faded areas or revamping to a new modern look
- Replacing old and worn panels
- Foam replacements and internal filling of cushions for furniture
- Furniture frame repairs
- Sales of our own DIY Cleaning Kit - the best leather cleaning product available
- Repairs to stitching and upholstery

The Leather Doctor's work their magic on furniture, vehicles, boats, caravans, jackets, hand bags and shoes. There is simply no other mobile service like them - The Leather Doctor truly is an essential service.

Our Franchisees generate work through two main sources.

1) Commercial System. The Leather Doctor has partnered with several national retailers who employ our services to handle warranty and insurance claims. Our commercial system alone contributed over $4.5 million last year in sales to Franchisees. Jobs are managed using our unique custom built software that is very simple yet very powerful. When you join the team there are jobs already waiting for you.

2) Through local marketing and advertising by the Franchisee. Franchisees are able to use professionally designed marketing kits to promote their business and attract private clients. The Franchisor also attracts private leads for its Franchisees through social media and the website.

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First Franchised in 1989, The Leather Doctor is truly a great Australian Franchise Business success story. Built on the support, comradery and love of a Father and his five sons.

Having built a great team, our success is attributed to our ability to adapt, innovate and the fact there is a lot of demand and very little competition.

Today we have 70 Franchises across Australia, making us Australia's Largest Mobile Furniture repair network.


The Leather Doctor was awarded 'finalists' in the 2016, 2017 and 2018 Franchise Council of Australia's National Franchise Awards for the grand price of Franchisor Of The Year. The Leather Doctor's reputation in the Franchise community is exceptional.

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