Card Group

Summary of Operation:
Card Group is a hugely successful organisation established in 44 countries. With a well-structured and established franchise format, it won the 2004/5 Swedish franchise associations ’best franchise of the year’. The exclusive products of cards, bags, wrap, stickers, etc., are best sellers in their category and are sold through retail outlets on a consignment basis.

Ideal Franchise Owner:
People who want to build their own business with the safety net of a global company. Long term people who want to make their business a tangible asset for when they retire.

Training Provided:
5 days are provided initially, both on and off site.

Training Location:
1 day head office, 4 days field.

Support Services:
2 Head Offices supporting UK franchise owners staffed to provide support in all areas of the business.

Year Established: 2007
Year of First Franchise: 2008
Number of Company Outlets: 0
Number of Franchised Outlets: 10
Franchises Planned: 30
Areas of Priority Development: North England.

Total Cost of Franchise: £2,995 + VAT or £5,995 + VAT
Initial Investment: £1999
Management Service Fees Payable:
Breakdown of Package: As part of the start-up franchise package, franchise owners also receive stock to the value of £4,350, which covers the first 16 stores. Card Group Sweden support and finance all new franchise owners with a franchise start-up support package worth up to £15,000 of products. CardGroup also finance all franchise owner growth for all products/displays in all new stores. The fee includes training, ongoing support, plus constant product innovation.
Financial Assistance Available: 50%

BFA Member: No
IFA Member: No