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Award-winning Cartridge World is the leading global franchisor in the printer and printer cartridge consumable industry, with over 1,000 locations in 55 countries and growing.


55 Countries   1,400 Stores   1,000,000’s of Customers

Cartridge World operates in an $80 billion global industry where every household and enterprise needing to print is a potential customer. Cartridge World provides a consistent, high-quality product that is uniquely controlled to guarantee end-users, return time and time again. As a franchisee, this is your key to building a meaningful and rewarding business.

We are an established global brand and have been in existence for more than 20 years. This is so important when considering a franchise investment. But we have not stood still in that time; in fact, we have evolved into leaders within the print consumable industry, pioneering new innovations that can provide new revenue streams for our global franchise network.

cartridgeworld-pw-phone-tm•Discover PrintWorld® – a true mobile printing innovation only available for Cartridge World
•Samsung global reseller for hardware
•Cartridge World branded hardware
•Managed Print Services (MPS)
•No cost printer lease programs
•The latest in print technology – 3D
•Empty cartridge collection programs
•Inkjet products
•Laser printer products
•Copier products
•Printer repair certified training programs

As a franchise leader in our market sector, our growth potential is enormous. Franchise areas are available in North America, South America, Middle East, Africa and Europe. Cartridge World’s award-winning brand and global recognition, new revenue streams, the Global Procurement Center, innovations in the mobile printing sector and worldwide reach in 55 countries with more than 1,000 franchise locations sets us apart as an industry leader and makes it an exciting time to become part of our success and the Cartridge World global network.

Award winning Cartridge World

Our recent awards solidify our current and future efforts to make Cartridge World the leader in our industry. The recognition adds further credibility to our brand and creates a bright and prosperous future for our franchisees.

Global Brand Award 2016

Cartridge World won the prestigious Imaging Industry’s Global Brand award from RT Media’s Recycling Times magazine, beating a list of established, highly successful imaging aftermarket companies, voted for by panelists from all over the world. The prestigious global award recognizes the Cartridge World brand and the commitment from all franchisees, masters and corporate associates and has therefore been received with great pride across the entire global franchise network. Each franchise store proudly displays their individualized brand award certificate.

Franchise Times’ 2016 Dealmakers Award

The annual list celebrates the biggest deals and dealmakers in franchising and recognizes the boldest players driving mergers and acquisitions in the franchise industry.

Cartridge World Global Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Steve Weedon, was recognized by the Franchise Times magazine for his key role in Cartridge World’s 2015 acquisition by Suzhou GoldenGreen Technologies Co. Ltd. (SGT).

Ranked No. 78 in 2016 Top 100 Global Franchise

The beginning of 2016 also brought another recognition to the Cartridge World brand. recently announced its 2016 Top 100 Global Franchise rankings, an annual franchise ranking report that is regarded as one of the major benchmarks of the industry and, for the second year in a row, Cartridge World earned its spot on this prestigious global list, ranked No. 78.

The brand was positioned amongst a diverse and dynamic group of global brands, and to earn its spot these major players in the franchise industry all out-performed thousands of other franchises to secure their Top 100 Global Franchises ranking.

Our industry

Cartridge World operates in an $80 billion global industry with a range of products and services for two target markets. The business and office environment, and retail home users, where every person needing to print could be a potential customer.

•$80 billion global industry
•Two target markets – business (B2B) and consumer (B2C)
•Multiple revenue streams
•3 trillion pages are printed annually
•1 billion PDF documents are printed on a yearly basis – the No. 1 document printed by businesses
•3% – the average amount of business revenue spent on copying and printing

Our proven business model

As a Cartridge World franchisee you’ll be offering business (70%) and retail (30%) customers a highly accessible local service, backed by the strengths of a global brand, with a proven track record over 20 years, providing:

cartridgeworldnew-packaging-image• High-quality ink and toner printer cartridges
• Printers
• Printing supplies
• Printer maintenance and repair
• Managed Print Services, contracted customers
• 3D printers
• PrintWorld® true mobile printing

Plus, multiple new revenue streams.

The ideal candidate and who are we looking for:

We are looking for hardworking, ambitious, high-energy people, with good business acumen who want to become their own boss and with capital to start, invest and grow the Cartridge World franchise in their territory. Make no mistake, it takes hard work, but we are here to support you in every way.

We are looking for people with the following skills:

• Sales and selling skills
• Marketing
• Customer service
• Business development
• Management
• Good leadership skills
• Public speaking and presenting
• Motivated
• Ambition and drive
• Organized
• Able to grow revenue via multiple streams
• A track record in retaining and growing a customer base
• Lead generation and management
• Creating new business
We want commercially-driven and revenue-focused people with the ability to exploit multiple revenue streams vigorously. That is how you build a franchise business.

If you are customer-focused and committed to customer service to build long term customer relationships, the Cartridge World franchise will appeal to you.

Our proven business model requires no previous experience within our industry. Our franchisees come from a variety of backgrounds and are provided with full training and supplied with finished products to supply to both business and retail markets alike.

The benefits to you…

•Unlimited income potential determined by your ambition and enthusiasm, hard work and best practice implementation
•Tap into an industry where every household and enterprise needing to print is a potential customer
•Consistent, high-quality products to win and retain customers
•Low-cost initial investment opportunity with great returns
•High-margin products are the focus of franchisee profitability
•Multiple revenue streams to exploit your territory
•Long-term customers in agreements and using your ordering systems
•Build and secure revenue streams with contracted business customers
•Add value to your business with contracted customers
•Develop and grow a profitable long-term business
•Become your own boss
•No prior industry experience or technical knowledge necessary – full training and ongoing support provided
•Full marketing support and tools provided

Cartridge World also encourages franchise ownership by Veterans through providing a special 15 percent franchisee fee discount to military personnel.

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