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Scottish Franchise to Expand Nationally

smart Cartridge, the first Scottish based cartridge remanufacturer, has expanded their franchise operations into England, opening their first English store in Basingstoke this month.

Established in Edinburgh 2000, smart Cartridge is a retail based franchise operation who specialise in refilling and remanufacturing inkjet, laser, fax and copier cartridges. smart Cartridge's philosophy is why pay premium price for a brand new cartridge when they can offer the home and business user up to 50% savings on inkjets and up to 40% savings on laser cartridges.

smart Cartridge has developed their brand and franchise operations into a profitable, desirable and easy to manage retail opportunity for the right candidate and with eight smart Cartridge franchises now operating throughout Scotland and having recently attained Provisional Membership of the British Franchise Association, smart Cartridge are now concentrating on developing their franchise operations on a more national scale.

smart Cartridge Basingstoke was their first franchise to open in England earlier this month and hot on the heels for a September opening is their Worthing store. smart Cartridge have another 5 stores scheduled to open in England before the year end and have a further eleven areas reserved to date.

Commenting on their expansion, Suzie Lampshire, Smart Cartridge's Business Development Director states: "We are now successfully expanding our franchise operations on a national scale and have already recruited a number of franchisees to help develop the smart Cartridge brand throughout England.

Our franchisees join us from all walks of life. Industry experience is not necessary since our two week in-house training programme, one week site set-up, one week site support once trading and on-going support, provides our franchisees with all of the relevant skills and expertise required".

Existing franchisee Des Seenan from Smart Cartridge Dunfermline states: "smart Cartridge was an obvious choice when I considered opening a retail business. The smart Cartridge brand is both striking and inviting. The profit margins are excellent and in line with the forecasted figures, giving me an excellent return on my investment. Support from smart Cartridge Head Office is always available. The true test has been the growth in our referrals and repeat customer base…"

If you are interested in investing in a smart Cartridge franchise, they are now recruiting self motivated, committed and business minded individuals throughout the UK. Areas are designated on a first come, first served basis and most prime areas are now available. smart Cartridge master licenses are now available for Ireland and Europe giving the right minded business person a fantastic opportunity to develop a nationwide retail network.

For more information on smart Cartridge franchise opportunities near you, please contact: slampshire@smart-cartridge.com.

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