December 06, 2007 // Franchising.com // - Leading greeting card publisher and franchisor, Card Connection, has launched a new selection of seasonal gifts to add to its Gift Connection range which will be available in retail stores across the UK in time for Christmas.
"Soft toys are always popular around this time of year," confirms Robina Every, managing director of Card Connection, "so our new Father Christmas', elves, reindeer and penguins are the perfect addition to our Gift Connection range. Further products also include polar bears, Christmas bears as well as pens and stickers designed by Rachel Hale - which are ideal stocking fillers for children and young teenagers."
The gifts will be distributed through Card Connection's network of franchisees to stores throughout the UK including, MBL Group (Budgens and Londis ), Palmer & Harvey, NISA, Best-one and Costcutter members, Bargain Booze, Women's Royal Voluntary Service (WRVS) and Total Forecourts.
"As a Card Connection franchisee my main focus is the distribution of greeting cards however, since the launch earlier this year, I have seen significant take up from customers for the Gift Connection and Flashing Badges range," explains Angela Doherty, Card Connection franchisee for Motherwell/Dumfries region. "This is exciting because the gifts and badges are delivered to the same retailers, which so far has allowed me to earn additional turnover which is very valuable to my business."
"The new Christmas gift stock represents our continued commitment to our franchisees and retail customers to provide quality gifts and cards for every occasion." confirms Every. "As a franchisor we are always looking for new ways for our franchisees to increase the profitability of their businesses and our focus in this area has resulted in Card Connection's franchises remaining some of the most popular in the industry."
Card Connection franchises start from £20,000 (plus stock) with earnings potential in excess of £50,000 per annum. For further information visit: www.card-connection.co.uk