Managing Director - Franchise
Founded in Sweden 1997,Card Group International AB, is a world leading Greeting card and Gift franchise
with Master Franchisees in 45 countries worldwide and is a success in every country. Our core value is
"We are Different" to competitors and our products are category top sellers worldwide.
Master Franchisees UK
For Sweden´s largest franchise export company
We are looking for persons/husband-wife teams/companies who wants to become Regional Master Franchisees in the following regions: West Midlands/Wales, Greater London, Northern Ireland.
The Regional Master Franchise - The stores "1 stop" Greeting Card & Gift supplier
You will be trained and supported by Card Group in establishing up to 10 -14 franchisees/sales merchandisers who will supply local stores a Cards & Gift "boutique" concept in your region. Your teams have their own territories and will provide
a merchandising & sales service to stores such as Convenience stores, News agents, supermarkets, gift stores, book stores, home deco stores, kiosks etc. You will be responsible for administration, recruitment, training and on-going support to your team.
The stores only pay for what they sell so they take no risk. No hard selling involved, you offer something which is free.
The products sell themselves from the markets widest range of displays.
Our "boutique" and "We are Different" concept has increased sales for tens of thousands of stores worldwide, it has
also opened new types of stores that previously did not sell cards & gifts.
Your business can be run from home and you only need a car, telephone, computer and a small storage area.
A complete system to help you run a successful business includes: Initial training in Sweden, on-going support
in UK, sales material, intranet system, franchise recruitment support etc. We trade with international retailers and
many are present in UK. You will be supported to expand into a large number of stores.
Why "We are Different"
Greetings cards and gifts have looked the same for decades and stores must buy stock including unsold products.
Card Group discovered a big gap in the market and does the opposite to competitors.
- A Different concept for products and services to stores was developed.
- Next Generation Designs that are not comparable to competitors.
- Unique shapes, materials, colors, themes, styles, finishes and highest quality in the market.
- A win-win concept, stores only pay for what they sell, therefore easy to get as they take no risk.
- World’s only card & gift company that follows and creates designs based on trends.
- The products outsell all other cards & gifts in the market.
We have thousands of designs of greeting cards, gift bags, gift wraps, stickers, candles, balloons and accessories.
The greeting card market in UK is worth 1,6 billion pounds. There is also an enormous market for our other products.
Minimal investment required and we finance your growth
We finance you with a start - up discount budget worth tens of thousands of pounds for products. We also finance your growth for products/displays for your stores. A unique opportunity and best financial back up in the franchise industry.
Successful applicants must have an experience in sales, people management, general business (sales manager, shop manager, managing director, sales or operations director, Head of Retail, etc.), the ability to finance working capital of between GBP 40 000 - 60 000, this subject to start up and rollout capabilities. No previous experience in the franchise or card business necessary.
The company language is English. Interviews are being held in England ongoing.