Cartridge World
Printers, cartridges, and printer services

About
Founded

1997

Franchising Since

1997 (21 Years)

Corporate Address

3917 Mercy Dr.
McHenry, IL 60050

CEO

Mark Pinner

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

Franchisee Intranet Platform

Marketing Support

Ad Templates

Social media

SEO

Website development

Email marketing

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
-5.7%-54 UNITS (1 Year) -25.0%-301 UNITS (3 Years)

Units (Locations)

Where Seeking Franchisees:

Franchisor is seeking new franchise units worldwide.
Franchise Financing
Using 401(K)/IRA Funds
  • Tax Penalty-Free
  • Debt Free
  • Expert Guidance
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Updated: October 25th, 2018
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