Summary of Operation:
Our home based franchisee network has been distributing our own exclusive industry leading greeting cards and ancillary products to thousands of retail stores across the World since 1991. Shops are supplied on a sale or return basis, simply put - the retailer only pays for products sold.

Ideal Franchise Owner:
Franchisees must be motivated, with a strong desire to succeed. Sales experience is an advantage, however they must be able to communicate effectively and have commitment and enthusiasm.

Training Provided:
Initial two week training programme for new starters and a dedicated Business Development Manager for on-going training and development.

Training Location:
Initially at head office in Walton On Thames, Surrey and then on franchisees own territory.

Support Services:
Dedicated Regional Business Development Manager, OPC Support Office Team, easy to use on line ordering and Extranet system, extensive National Account database to target, regular Company presence at Regional and National retailer tradeshows.

Year Established: 1991
Year of First Franchise: 1991
Number of Company Outlets: 0
Number of Franchised Outlets: 74
Franchises Planned: Splits of existing.
Areas of Priority Development: Resales

Overseas Opportunities Exist: Yes
Overseas Opportunities Planned: Ongoing

Total Cost of Franchise: Varies - Area Resales
Initial Investment: £20000
Management Service Fees Payable: Nil
Breakdown of Package: Stock and fixtures in all existing stores plus home stock, business stationery, initial and ongoing training programme, licence fee.
Financial Assistance Available: AOR

BFA Member: Full
IFA Member: No