Sales and Distribution Franchises
For sales-orientated individuals looking to build a business out of providing an in-demand product or service, this category covers a variety of concepts to develop a territory as the sole licensed supplier.
Jamie Playle was a stockbroker for "far too long" and always yearned for more control of his working life. Having looked at a number of franchised businesses, CeX fitted his ambitions perfectly. Gareth Samuel explores how investing in the wildly popular gadget franchise has so far been the decision of Jamie's life.
Safwan Adams might look familiar. When The Franchise Magazine first interviewed him earlier this year, it was immediately after he had invested in his first CeX business. Now almost a year on, we return to find out exactly how he has managed to expand his portfolio to three stores and hit his first million of turnover in just 12 months of trading.
John Hollins' varied career had seen him transcend a range of different sectors but it was with CeX that he found an enjoyable career with a bright future. The Franchise Magazine explores how a CeX opportunity proved the perfect business to settle down in for a seemingly innately restless entrepreneur.
Cash Converters is a world-renowned brand with more than 730 stores in 23 countries worldwide – of which 227 are in the UK. The Franchise Magazine reports on what makes Cash Converters such a successful business model.
Joining forces to create a CeX franchise proved a winning formula for two partnerships. Zubair Khatri and Javid Rasul jointly own a Birmingham CeX store while Trevor Finlay and Stuart Dixon formed a partnership to run a chain of stores in Northern Ireland.
In the current economic climate, local businesses are working harder than ever to attract new customers, tradesmen are needing to source more work independently, and a growing number of people are using redundancy payments to start up on their own - and they all need to advertise.
Look Local franchisees are bucking the current trend and experiencing an upturn in business. Local businesses, with an increased need to advertise, tradesmen with a need to source work independently, people taking redundancy payments are all starting up their own businesses, and all need to advertise. Look local offers budget advertising with large distribution, perfect for all potential...