In 2011, Gabriel Moreno made the decision to start looking at the possibility of owning a franchise and began his research. One name kept cropping up time after time; CeX.
The Franchise Magazine first spoke with Michael Dunk when he opened his first store back in 2009. Now, six years, later we find out just how successful this partnership has been.
As an experienced franchise owner in the technology market, James Tucker saw investing in CeX as a natural progression and hasn’t looked back since he did.
When Fahad Yusaf invested in a CeX franchise as his first business venture, he anticipated a steep learning curve, but with the robust support of both the franchisor and his friend: a fellow CeX owner, the success he has seen in the last few months has been no surprise.
Armum Jahromi told The Franchise Magazine how the dedication of the company’s franchise team alleviated the stresses of becoming your own boss and owning your own business for the first time.
Before launching their own CeX location, Fasih, Sabhi and Wajeeh Hassan helped to run the family businesses. Jamie Brown reports how thier Farnborough location is thriving.
CeX has revealed its franchise mission, beginning in 2015, as it bids to bring its leading technology and entertainment brand to every one of the UK’s top 500 towns.
Fahad Yusaf discusses his successful first year as a CeX franchise owner, and his satisfaction at how a large, successful business manages to maintain a close family feel.
With a background in technology, a move to CeX franchise ownership was a logical step for Huseyin Nurhakli, who now has big plans for the future.
John Hollins’ varied career had seen him exceed in a range of different sectors but it was with CeX that he found an enjoyable career with a bright future. Jamie Brown explores how a CeX opportunity proved the perfect business.
When Martin Hawthorne’s first CeX store in Birkenhead struggled, it was the guidance and support that the CeX franchise team gave him that propelled his business back to glory
When Kevin O’Reilly found out he could own a CeX franchise, it wasn’t long before he made his move. Jamie Brown finds out why CeX was the right investment for Kevin to make.
For one young franchise owner, who went straight from graduating university into the world of franchising, CeX has surpassed all of the expectations he had about being his own boss. Will Daynes investigates
In little under four years, CeX franchise owner Ismail Ladha has gone on to open three successful stores. He talks to The Franchise Magazine about his journey and why he would recommend franchising to others.
Having been an Area Manager for a fast food franchise in the South West, Gabriel Moreno knows a good franchise model when he sees one.
Before launching their own CeX location, Fasih, Sabhi and Wajeeh Hassan helped to run the family businesses.
Alex Watson and Peter van de Vyver met as employees in a CeX location in Southend. Now they are the young thriving owners of their own CeX business, backed up by the expert knowledge of the franchise team.
Although business is bliss in 2014 for Martin Hawthorne, it was not always the case. When, three years ago, his first CeX location in Birkenhead struggled, he relied on the guidance and support of the CeX franchise team to catapult his business back to success.
When Kevin Harrington was made redundant from his previous role, he looked at a number of opportunities for his next professional challenge.
CeX continues to set a precedent in franchise offerings through incomparable training and support and an unshakeable thirst for innovation.
CeX opportunities are some of the most sought-after business ventures in UK franchising today.
Every CeX franchise owner is encouraged and assisted to become a multi-site owner. The Franchise Magazine speaks to four thriving franchise owners, John Hollins with four stores, Gabriel Moreno with three stores, Jamie Playle with two and Peter van de Vyver and Alex Watson who are just starting out in their first location.
One of England’s most popular high street businesses, CeX, has expanded successfully and fruitfully across the country using its world-class business model. Now, the business is looking north to give the right franchise owners in Scotland the chance to become part of CeX’s success.
The vivid red CeX logo of Complete entertainment eXchange stores has become a regular component of Britain’s high streets. Here The Franchise Magazine reviews exactly what makes CeX such a great franchise opportunity, why investors are queuing up to become franchise owners and how in just a few years, the franchise has become a household name in retail.
When Hatem Karimjee was in the market for a business opportunity, CeX was the clear frontrunner from a catalogue of franchises available to him with his excellent management track record. The Franchise Magazine explores why he is enjoying life as the owner of a perpetually successful Complete entertainment eXchange location.
The three Hassan brothers, Sabhi, Fasir and Wajeeh, are on cloud nine as the CeX franchise they invested in continues to deliver on all of its promises – something the franchise prides itself on. Gareth Samuel investigates how hard work, flexibility and the unparalleled support of CeX is paying dividends for the triumphant triumvirate.
Retail franchises such as CeX and Laura Ashley are set to see online sales soar today as Britain takes to its screens for incredible online Christmas shopping deals.
Eager to progress from his small printing business, Safwan Adam found the proven and profitable opportunity he had been looking for with second-hand entertainment franchise CeX
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.
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.
CeX franchise owners, Stuart Dixon and Trevor Finlay had been friends for a while before they both made the decision to invest in the gadget franchise in Northern Ireland. Now, the duo have established their second store and are looking to further grow their portfolio.
After enjoying success in other areas of franchising, Raf Ali decided that gadget retail brand CeX was a perfect fit for his next business venture. Now, three years on, he owns three CeX stores in the North East and is edging ever closer to achieving his goal – owning a Porche 911.
After working in his cousin’s CeX branch for more than a year, Mo Patel spotted the opportunity in opening his own location. Having recently begun trading, Mo tells The Franchise Magazine how finally working for himself in the technology industry is a dream come true.
It was while looking into buying a franchise that Imran Ghafoor found out his friend, from university, was already a franchise owner with three stores and that was all it took to reaffirm Imran’s interest in CeX.
Peter and Carl explained why they have more than just passion for this particular business.
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.
Just months into his franchise opportunity in the London Borough of Lewisham, Safwan Adam is already considering multiple franchise ownership.
In 2012, second-hand entertainment franchise CeX achieved milestone store openings and entered new continents - and there's no sign of slowing in 2013
In recent months the retail industry has taken quite a hit, but for one high street brand business continues to thrive through both good and bad times