Cartridge World
Printers, cartridges, and printer services

About
Founded

1997

Franchising Since

1997 (23 Years)

Corporate Address

3917 Mercy Dr.
McHenry, IL 60050

Leadership

Mark Pinner, CEO

Parent Company

CW Global Holding Co. Ltd.

Financial Requirements
Initial Investment

$36,900 - $136,300

Net-worth Requirement

$100,000

Liquid Cash Requirement

$30,000 - $40,000

Ongoing Fees
Initial Franchise Fee

$18,500 - $18,500

Ongoing Royalty Fee

6%

Ad Royalty Fee

2%

Financing Options
Veteran Incentives

15% off franchise fee

Support Options
Ongoing Support

Newsletter

Meetings/Conventions

Toll-Free Line

Grand Opening

Online Support

Field Operations

Franchisee Intranet Platform

Marketing Support

Ad Templates

Social media

SEO

Website development

Email marketing

On-The-Job Training:

50 hours

Classroom Training:

72 hours

Number of Employees Required to Run:

3 - 3

Bio
Cartridge World was founded in Adelaide, Australia under the name Australian Cartridge Co. The company name was changed to Cartridge World in 1999, and the first U.S. franchise opened in 2003 in Orlando, Florida. The company is now headquartered in Illinois. Franchisees sell ink and toner printer cartridges and printers, and offer printer repair services.
Cost
Initial Investment: Low - $36,900 High - $136,300
Units
-16.8%-113 UNITS (1 Year) -41.6%-397 UNITS (3 Years)

Units (Locations)

Where Seeking Franchisees:

Franchisor is seeking new franchise units worldwide.

Franchise Articles

After a Post-9/11 Slump, an Entrepreneur Turns to Franchising

Greg Carafello was at his flagship location on Sept. 11. He escaped after the second plane hit. Not only did he lose his main branch, but also his best friend.

How to Scale Your Training with Video and Learning Management Systems

Delivering the same content to every new employee increases efficiency, quality and safety.

The Hottest Industries Today

Our list of the franchises best positioned for growth, even in uncertain times.

The Top Food Franchises of 2020

Food dominates the franchise world. Here, we rank the strongest brands in 14 tasty categories.

Finding Post-Pandemic Franchise Opportunities With Broker Consultant Groups

These companies specialize in matching aspiring business owners with suitable franchise options.

Disclaimer

The Franchise 500 is not intended to endorse, advertise, or recommend any particular franchise. It is solely a research tool you can use to compare franchise operations. Entrepreneur stresses that you should always conduct your own independent investigation before investing money in a franchise.
Updated: October 3rd, 2019