The Lake District

Lake District

Could you see yourself working in a place that the poet William Wordsworth once described as “The loveliest place that man hath found”?

Well now you could, because the Card Connection territory that covers this spectacular region is now for sale.

You will be investing in a very professionally run area managed currently by a lovely couple who are approaching retirement. The new owners will take over the task of delivering and merchandising Card Connection’s extensive range of quality greeting cards and accessories to over 100 established retail customers in the region.

Card Connection franchisees supply greetings cards and accessories to retail outlets on a ‘consignment’ basis. This is one step beyond ‘sale or return’ as retail customers don’t have to buy the stock initially; they only pay for what they sell. This proven, award winning business model has enabled hundreds of franchisees to run successful businesses over the past two decades.

Every year, some 15 million people visit what is by far the UK’s most popular national park. This tourism brings great benefits to the area and guarantees a thriving market within which to sell our cards. The mix of visitors and permanent residents provides a varied profile of customers and is a great opportunity for the right franchisees to operate and develop.


The franchise would suit a hard-working individual or couple who are looking for the flexibility and benefits of self-employment, who live ideally in the territory. All you need is a good sized garage (or equivalent) for stock, a van, mobile phone, iPad and plenty of enthusiasm. Card Connection will supply all the training necessary plus a detailed hand-over and introduction to the retail client base which will ensure the new franchisee gets off to a great start. The territory currently has a turnover of £68k and requires an investment totalling c£53k, which includes Goodwill, Stock, Display, Legal fees & Training.

Enjoy the flexibility of being your own bosses, based at home, but with the knowledge, support and dedication of an established and highly successful organisation behind you. 

Card Connection is recognised by all the major banks franchising departments, and therefore funding is available subject to status. As we only have established territories for sale which means you will from day one have active accounts which will provide you with an income.

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