Cartridge World

Cartridge World is the leading global franchisor in the printer, printer service and printer cartridge industry.

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Cartridge World


Cartridge World Franchise Cost and Requirements for 2022


Cartridge World is the leading global franchisor in the printer, printer service and printer cartridge industry and operates in an $80 billion global industry where every household and business needing to print is a potential customer. We provide a consistent, high-quality product that keeps end-users returning time and time again.

As a Cartridge World franchisee you'll be offering a proven business model of 20 years, in two target markets business (B2B) and consumer/retail (B2C), with multiple new revenue streams including:

• PrintWorldTM - mobile printing innovation
• Managed Print Services for businesses
• Samsung Global Reseller for Hardware
• Printer Repair Certified Training Programs
• 3D printing

As a potential franchisee, you want to partner with an organization that is established, dependable, and recognized as an industry leader. With 20 years of experience and 1,000 locations in 55 countries, Cartridge World is the partner you've been seeking.
Being a franchise leader in our market sector, our growth potential is enormous.

Cartridge World's award-winning brand, new revenue streams, the Global Procurement Center, innovations in the mobile printing sector and worldwide reach 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.

PrintWorldTM - Powered by Samsung - True Mobile Printing

PrintWorld will allow the mobile workforce to print, copy and scan on the go from an app, while away from the office or home at thousands of Wi-Fi enabled printers.This is true mobile printing from Cartridge World powered by Samsung. Innovation is critical in our industry, and PrintWorld will put Cartridge World as the global leader in mobile printing and provide a new revenue stream for our franchisees.

A range of business services for our customers

Every business needing to print is a potential customer of yours, that's the opportunity with a Cartridge World franchise.

Office printing is a highly lucrative market. Every business needing to print is a potential customer, and with 18 million small-to-medium sized businesses in the United States we can help them reduce their printing costs and improve efficiency with a range of products and services offered by our franchisees including:

• Managed Print Services (MPS) - contracted customers
• No cost printer programs - on long term agreements
• Printer maintenance and repair services
• Transactional sales of printers, paper and printer cartridges
• An automated printer cartridge supply
• Online ordering with EasyOrder

Why choose a Cartridge World franchise?
• Leading global franchisor in an $80 billion industry
• Established and globally recognized as an industry leader
• Multiple new revenue streams, always forward thinking
• Innovations in the mobile printing sector with PrintWorldTM
• Range of business services to create long-term customers
• Global Procurement Center for quality standards, critical for repeat customers

The benefits to you
• Unlimited income potential determined by your ambition and hard work
• Consistent, high-quality products to win and retain customers
• Every household and business needing to print is a potential customer
• Multiple revenue streams for two target markets
• Build and secure revenue streams with contracted business customers
• Customers in agreements and using your ordering systems, add value to your business

Company Details

Established: 1988
First Unit Franchised: 1997
Franchised Units within North America: 216
Company Owned Units: N/A
States Registered In: California, Indiana, Maryland, New York, Rhode Island, Wisconsin, North Dakota, Illinois, and Washington
Canada Franchises: Yes
International Franchises: Yes

Support and Training Offered By Cartridge World

Financial Assistance Provided: No
Site Selection Assistance: No
Lease Negotiation Assistance: Yes
Recruiting Assistance: No
Co-Operative Advertising: Yes

Training: Seven Day professional training at Cartridge World head office which includes:
  • Business overview
  • Marketing tools, support, strategy and activity
  • Sales
  • Managed Print Services (MPS)
  • Managed Print Services Tools
  • Practical exercises
  • Printer repair training
  • Finance
  • Operations
  • POS
To ensure you are ready to get into business fast with professional training and responsive support from an award winning brand.

2022 Franchise Requirements Needed to Own a Cartridge World Franchise.

What does a Cartridge World Franchise Cost?

Cartridge World franchise fees for 2022:

Cash Investment: $40,000 plus $8,000 training fee
Total Investment: $58,900 - $175,800
Minimum Net Worth: $150,000
Franchise Fee: $40,000
Royalty: 6%
Ad: 2%
Average Number of Employees: 2
Item 19: Yes (Historical)
SBA Approved: Yes
Passive Ownership: No
Home Based: Yes - potentially
B2B: Yes
Master Franchise Opportunities: Yes
Veteran Discount Yes

Special Discount Programs: 15% On the initial franchisee fee to qualified veterans

Is Cartridge World a Semi Absentee Franchise with a Passive Ownership Opportunity?

No. Cartridge World is not a semi absentee franchise. The owner of the franchise (the franchisee) is expected to be involved in all aspects of day-to-day operations.

Is Cartridge World a Home Based franchise?

Yes. Cartridge World is a home based franchise opportunity.

What Do Cartridge World Franchise Owners Make?

Click here to find out how much Cartridge World franchisees make. Cartridge World offers an Item 19 in their Franchise Disclosure Document which provides financial information about select franchisees in their franchise system.

Is Cartridge World a Master Franchise Opportunity?

Yes. Cartridge World is a master franchise opportunity. A master franchisee is responsible to recruit, train and support franchisees in their territory.

Does Cartridge World Offer a Veteran Discount?

Yes. Cartridge World franchise does offer a veteran discount.

Does Cartridge World Work with E2 Visa and EB-5 Visa Candidates?

Yes. Cartridge World franchise does work with E2 Visa and EB-5 Visa candidates.

Is Cartridge World Looking for Franchisees in Canada?

No. Cartridge World franchise is not looking for Canada franchisees.

Is Cartridge World Looking for International franchisees?

Yes. Cartridge World franchise is looking for International franchisees.

Additional Information

Additional Categories

Computer & Internet, Printing & Copying, Retail, Non Food Franchises

Number of Units Open

100+ UNITS

Cash Required

$25,000 - $50,000

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Cartridge World Franchises for Sale

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