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12.02.2011

Card Connection franchisees to supply WHSmith Travel

Card Connection, one of the UK’s leading greeting card publishers and franchisors, announced recently that it has won the contract to supply all WHSmith Travel's motorway service outlets throughout the UK and Northern Ireland. According to the information provided, Card Connection's network of 79 franchisees will now deliver and merchandise its quality range of greeting cards to 137 WHSmith Travel sites, making products available in-store in-time for Valentine's Day 2011.

"WHSmith Travel sells a tailored range of newspapers, magazines, books and impulse products for people on the move, which makes its stores the perfect outlet for our extensive greeting card range," confirms Andrew Cutler, sales and franchise director, Card Connection. "We are delighted to have been chosen to service such a prestigious brand and believe it is a testament to the popularity of our designs and our award-winning franchisee merchandising service."

Card Connection's team of franchisees hand pick and deliver greeting cards from a range of 1,500 innovative designs including: Santé, humour, handmade and special occasion cards. The franchisees also merchandise stock to ensure seasonal product is always up-to-date and displays look fresh and appealing to consumers.

As well as many independent stores, Card Connection franchisees also supply other key national accounts in this way, including BP, Costcutter, Londis, Netto, Budgens, Spar and Haldanes.

Card Connection is part of UK Greetings, the largest publicly owned greeting card publisher in the world and has limited vacancies for franchisees who are keen to run an expanding business. Successful candidates should ideally have some management experience as, once established, they would be expected to employ a small team, operate a warehouse and have several liveried vans on the road. (kbp)


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