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How Sleepy’s & the NDIS Can Help You

If you’re an NDIS participant, Sleepy’s can provide you with a range of products designed to improve your sleep quality and make your home environment more comfortable. We’ve been an NDIS provider since 2016 and are currently registered for the following categories: Assistive Technology Assistive Technology for Household Tasks. Not sure if we’re the right…

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How Sleepy’s & the NDIS Can Help You

If you’re an NDIS participant, Sleepy’s can provide you with a range of products designed to improve your sleep quality and make your home environment more comfortable. We’ve been an NDIS provider since 2016 and are currently registered for the following categories: Assistive Technology Assistive Technology for Household Tasks. Not sure if we’re the right…

Sleepy’s and COVID-19

Without question COVID-19 has affected every Australian business. Many people are doing it tough and at Sleepy’s, we’re striving to adapt to the new ‘normal’. In the very early days of the pandemic we realised it would have a significant impact on our business. To protect our customers, staff and franchisees, we immediately actioned the…

Franchising vs. Your Own, Independent Business

This is a question we often get asked and it is more of a fact-finding exploration by the asker rather than it requiring a specific opinion one way or the other. The fact is, franchising is owning your own business. The difference is systems are in place in a franchise and in your own independent…

Number 1 for Most Satisfied Customers – Mattresses 2020 | SleepMaker

Australians rated SleepMaker the number 1 brand for mattresses in Canstar Blue’s 2020 review. Launched in 2010, Canstar Blue is one of Australia’s well-known consumer review and comparison services. Canstar Blue’s consumer ratings are unbiased and come straight from consumers like you. This ongoing research aims to help consumers make better informed purchase decisions by…

Sleepy’s Have Been Shortlisted as a Finalist for the Prestigious 2020 National Retail Awards

We are very excited to be a finalist for Medium Retailer of the Year 2020 presented by the National Retail Awards. Sleepy’s work hard to share the power of sleep with as many people as possible. The Medium Retailer of the Year Award recognises businesses of 20 to 199 employees, that continues to innovate and…

Sleepy’s Have Been Shortlisted as a Finalist for the Prestigious 2019 National Retail Awards!

We are very excited to be a finalist for Medium Retailer of the Year 2019 presented by the National Retail Awards. Sleepy’s work hard to share the power of sleep with as many people as possible. The Medium Retailer of the Year Award recognises businesses of 20 to 199 employees, that continues to innovate and…

What To Ask Before Buying A Franchise

Choosing to purchase a franchise can be a significant undertaking, one that requires careful thought before moving forward. Like any important decision, there are certain questions you should ask before reaching a conclusion. Purchasing and running a franchise isn’t for everyone – so here’s what to ask before buying a franchise, to help you make…

Advantages of Franchising

Looking at going into business for the first time? Buying a franchise is a great way to test the water with support and guidance and, without necessarily making a huge financial commitment – and those are just two of the advantages of franchising. Many successful businesses in Australia are franchises providing a viable alternative to…

What Are the Qualities You Need to Own a Franchise?

Franchising can be an excellent way to leverage the support of a larger business while operating at what feels like a small business level. But is it for everybody and, what are the qualities you need to own a franchise and operate it successfully? Adaptability & Willingness to Learn Being a franchisee means you’ll need…

Meet our Company Store of the Year 2019 Winner – Ipswich

Congratulations to Sleepy’s Ipswich for winning a national award for Company Store of the Year at Sleepy’s National Conference, held at the Gold Coast in August. Sleepy’s CEO Shane Flynn, said that Ashley and Krissy from Sleepy’s Ipswich are very deserving of the award and the recognition of hard work of the team over the…

Meet our Franchise Store of the Year 2019 Winner – Hobart

Congratulations to Sleepy’s Hobart for winning a national award for Franchise Store of the Year at Sleepy’s National Conference held at the Gold Coast in August. Franchise store of the year is not something to take lightly, and is a real testament to the hard work and customer focus of our long-term Franchisees of 11…

Sleepy’s Win the Big Kahuna Category in Australia’s Top 100 Coolest Companies

Our goal to share the restorative powers of sleep with as many people as possible, has been recognised in Anthill’s Coolest Company of the Year Awards 2018. As a driving force in sleep health we provide our customers with the opportunity to achieve an amazing night’s sleep, which has placed Sleepy’s first in the Big…

Franchise Buyer Strategy

Growth Strategy – Sleepy’s Engages ‘Franchise Buyer’ Sleepy’s has recently engaged franchise marketing specialists Franchise Buyer to lift Sleepy’s brand presence to prospective franchisees. The strategy involves a mix of hard copy and digital (Franchisee Buyer magazine), national and state email blasts, franchisee interviews and photography of stores. Key points to interest prospective franchisees are:…

A Sleepy’s Franchise Might Be for You: The Financials

A Sleepy’s investment! Approximate capital outlay required for a new store is $180,000 to $220,000 depending on the size of your store and fit out requirements. Company operated stores are also available for franchising. What’s included in your investment? A simple, proven selling system that works A stable industry with healthy margins Product with leading…

Should I Become a Franchisee?

Business Opportunity If you’re looking for a business opportunity a question which might come up in your mind is, ‘do I go it alone as an independent operator or do I join a franchise’? This is one of the first and most important questions you need to answer in your due diligence when deciding to…

Becoming a Sleepy’s Franchisee

A Sleepy’s Franchise Offers You the Following: Industry leading ROI Low cost of entry Stable sales growth (same store sales have an average of 7.3% annual growth over the last 4 years) Average monthly sales have increased by 41% since 2010 Average National Gross Profit Margin over the last 4 years 38% – 40% Low…

A Franchise and Business Journey

Sunil Narayan has owned a Sleepy’s store since 2011, his first store was Sleepy’s Macgregor and he now owns Sleepy’s Oxley. In search for a future business opportunity, Sunil found the Sleepy’s model a very attractive proposition. Sunil describes his reasons for choosing Sleepy’s as follows: ‘Sleepy’s has a low cost of entry and is…

From Store Manager to Multi-Site Franchisee

Sam started with Sleepy’s as Store Manager at Homebush in November 2013. Sam was the first manager of this new Sleepy’s store which is located in the DFO Centre, among many other national large format retail brands. Almost 12 months to the day Sam elected to take on the store as a franchisee after seeing…