INK STATION FRANCHISING
What does Ink Station offer?
- We provide a tried and tested business opportunity for people that want to be able to manage their own time. Great for people looking to get into business but with the step by step help of a solid and established business model.
- We offer the opportunity to trade under an existing established name and brand with trademarks.
The Franchise Concept
Ink Station offers a wide variety of original and compatible printer ink and toner cartridges which are stocked on the premises and ready for dispatch for the most popular printer brands including Brother, HP, Canon, Samsung, Lexmark, Epson, Xerox, Pantum, Oki and Ricoh.
Our range of printer ink and toner cartridges are sourced from the best suppliers known for their excellent quality products. Ink Station, therefore, offers a no risk 100% satisfaction guarantee on all products.
We have a secure online store where you can purchase our wide range of printer ink and toner cartridges. For hassle-free ordering, payments can be made by EFT, PAYFAST, SAGEPAY, SNAPSCAN or on collection at any one of our stores.
Our goal is to ensure steady growth, based on dynamic and progressive management and an exuberant team who are excited and enthusiastic about the printer ink and toner cartridge industry and our customers.
Training and Support
Initial training consists of business setup, systems, policies and procedural training which includes an overview of the Ink Station business model, helping Franchisees become proficient in all aspects of operating an Ink Station Franchise. The importance of thorough training cannot be overemphasised and it is essential to the success of all. Ink Station operations support will continue to support the Franchisees throughout their Ink Station Franchise ownership.
Are You Our Next Franchisee?
The Franchise selection process is based on an ‘equal opportunity’ policy. The Franchisor has established a Franchisee Profile that is used to determine the best candidates for owning an Ink Station Franchise which includes being:
• Motivated by results
• A big thinker
• A leader
• An Optimist
• A people’s person
List of Available Franchises
Ink Station is Franchising! We have these exciting franchise opportunities available in the following provinces:
Grab one of these opportunities now and become part of our amazing franchise Network!
Ink Station was started 17 years ago by the current owner Kurt Eriksen. From humble beginnings with the importing of Compatible and Remanufactured Ink & Toner Cartridges supplying and distributing to existing computer and stationery outlets to four outlets located in Claremont, Vredekloof, Parklands and Stellenbosch with our Head Office located in Milnerton.
In addition to the retail stores, we have a fully fledges online shopping site and have expanded our product offerings by offering a range of stationery and offer a range of print services.
Ink Station is ideally positioned to expand its network of Stores in the Western Cape drawing on the following:
Well-established business and brand, drawing on the rich experience of operating own growing network of Stores
• Solid foundation, with regards to operating procedures, policies and support functions
• Well-developed Financial controls and Systems
• Product and Service offering that has an excellent track record and value proposition.
Initial fee: R125 000
Set-up cost: R425 000
Deposit: Dependent on Landlord Requirement
Training: included in setup cost
Working Capital: R100 000
Total Investment: R650 000 (excluding lease deposit)
Royalty fee: 5%
Marketing fee: 4%
Franchisee required to have 50% unencumbered funds available.
What do you get for the investment?
Full turnkey Store ready to trade:
Signage and vehicle branding (excluding vehicle)
Systems + Computer Equipment (POS)
Operating and Financial Systems, Policies and Procedures