Card Group Franchise

Card Group is Sweden’s largest franchise export company with Master Franchisees in 45 countries worldwide. An award-winning company with 25 years of success in setting people up in business.

Minimum Investment

£35000.00

Funding Support

Yes

Total Investment

£55000.00

No. Of Franchisees

42

Year Established

1997

Break Even In

AOR


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Start a successful Regional Master Franchise Business in the UK with the Winner of the “Best Franchise System Award “ and the Winner of the “ Franchise Achievement of the year Award”.

Join Card Group, the World’s Largest Greeting Card, Gift & Party Distribution Franchise

Card Group is Sweden´s largest franchise export company. Established in 1997 with Master Franchisees and Franchisees in more than 40 countries worldwide. An award-winning company with 25 successful years of setting people up in business.

Card Group is a greeting card, gift & party franchise like no other which keeps expanding, we are looking for individuals or companies who want to be part of our "We are Different success story.


Become a Regional Master Franchisee in England, Wales, Scotland or Northern Ireland and be a Part of our Global Team

The following regions are available:

  • Wales & West Midlands
  • North West
  • South West
  • North East
  • South East
  • Greater London/Surrounds
  • Scotland
  • Northern Ireland

Excellent income, high profits, low overheads and low investment

When you join you work with a successful, proven concept that offers excellent profit potential and low overhead costs for your business. The investment required is lower than other smaller franchises but with us you get a larger Regional Master Franchise which offers more opportunity.


Top Selling Products and No Risk for Retailers

Have you seen a party or celebration without greeting cards, candles, balloons etc. We have it all!

We have Next Generation designs, fun, trendy & stylish greeting cards, gift packaging, decorations, partyware, unique stickers and more for all occasions. Our high-quality products are different, innovative, value for money and fully in line with our core value to be different. Everything is designed and developed by our own design studio at the HQ in Sweden.

You offer stores a total cards & gift ”boutique” concept which gives you huge advantages against competitors. Our products are sold through a wide segment of retail outlets worldwide such as supermarkets, bookshops, card shops, gift shops, convenience stores, newsagents, toy stores, home deco stores etc.

You supply retailers with free display units and stock from our full product range on a no-risk, free consignment basis where the retailers only pay for what they sell, so they take no risk. No hard selling is involved as stores do not need to invest in stock.


The Regional Master Franchisee

As a Regional Master Franchisee, you have the exclusive rights to Card Groups brand, system and product range for your assigned territory. You will establish, develop and manage a team of franchisees, merchandisers, distributors and/or agents within your territory. You sell them the products. They collect their orders, or you send to them from your warehouse for further distribution into retail stores. Your team will provide a sales and merchandising service to stores.


Living Your Dream and Having a Great and Flexible Lifestyle Business

Being a Card Group Regional Master Franchise gives you an active work-life & job satisfaction. A profitable business with good margins where you run your own business but are supported by an international franchise chain. You decide your own working hours and you have a balanced lifestyle where your business is also pleasure. You will be able to approach the business from multiple angles whereby your franchisees, merchandisers, agents and stores provide you with a good business opportunity.


Greeting Cards

This is a market worth approximately £1.8 billion. Additionally, there is the gift and party market, so, combined this is a market worth several billion pounds.


Your Role as a Regional Master Franchisee

  • Be the stores leading full assortment supplier of cards, gifts, and party products
  • Establish and develop a team of franchisees, merchandisers, agents in your territory
  • Management, training and support to your team ongoing
  • Your team provides a regular sales & merchandising service to stores
  • General administration, accounting, and warehouse responsibility

Card Group Provides

  • An exclusive territory
  • A proven worldwide winning franchise concept "We are Different to help you establish and operate a successful business
  • Excellent profit potential and low overheads
  • Initial training in Sweden and in your territory. On-going support thereafter
  • Intranet manual, sales and recruitment material and more
  • Regular meetings, seminars, telephone calls, newsletters and webinars

You can start working from home or from a small business unit. All you need to start is a good-sized garage or a small warehouse for holding stock to your network/team, a car, mobile phone and a computer. As the business grows, you can move into an external office/warehouse and employ people for your office/warehouse.

Only £10,000 for the initial Regional Master Franchise Fee which also includes some products/displays for your first stores. Working capital of approx. £35,000 – £55,000 will be required to develop the territory and this amount is dependent how you expand and operate the business.

The ideal candidate does not require any previous experience within the franchise or the Greeting Cards Business sector. Card Group provides all training and support. Some general management & sales experience will be an advantage. The business is also excellent for husband/wife teams. Successful candidates should have a strong desire to run their own business, be sales minded and have passion and drive.


The Franchisees

Your franchisees will supply the full assortment of products to retail stores. They purchase stock from you. They have their own exclusive territories and they visit their customers normally on a monthly basis. They work from home, and they only need a small storage area (garage), a van, mobile phone and a computer. The franchisees also have flexible lifestyles, and they can merchandise and visit stores at times that are convenient to both themselves & the stores.

We also have franchisee opportunities available which require a lower investment. These are smaller exclusive territories within the Regional Master Franchisee Territories.

If you want to start your own business, then don't miss out on this great opportunity to become a Card Group Regional Master Franchisee or a local Franchisee in the UK. For more information visit www.cardgroup.com

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