The Top 100 Global Franchises
Thursday, March 12th, 2015
FranchiseDirect.com, a leading franchising industry information portal, has just announced its 2015 Top 100 Global Franchise rankings. Cartridge World has earned a spot on this prestigious list. The annual franchise ranking report is regarded as one of the benchmarks of the industry.
Joining Cartridge World are a number of a diverse and dynamic global brands including: Subway, RE/MAX, H&R Block, and Snap-on Tools. These familiar companies all out performed thousands of other franchises to secure their Top 100 Global Franchises ranking.
According to FranchiseDirect.com, “all of the Top 100 Global Franchises share the keys to business success at any level including: a well-defined business identity, a clear business plan, a commitment to training and support, sensitivity to environmental issues, and the ability to innovate to keep pace with ever-changing social and economic conditions. The Top 100 Global Franchises thus serve as models for early-stage franchises looking to expand, as well as those companies considering the benefits of the franchise business model.”
In 2014, Cartridge World added more than 30 new franchisees in the United States. According to William D. Swanson, CEO, Cartridge World North America, “We’re a brand on the move. In 2015 we are looking to add 40-plus new franchisees to our system. Cartridge World offers a tremendous growth opportunity in the office supply industry.”
Twelve years ago Cartridge World opened its first store in the United States, and now has nearly 500 stores in North America and 1,200 worldwide. As a specialized retailer selling ink and toner cartridges, printers, printing supplies, and printer maintenance for home and office customers, Cartridge World is the leading franchise in this $80 billion market.