John and Georgia of Simplified Marketing speak to Nigel Toplis of The Bardon Group about the opportunities provided by franchising.
Our portfolio of franchise brands has been successful once again in the Elite Franchise 100 league table. Business design and print specialists Kall Kwik finished in 58th place, while Recognition Express, techclean and ComputerXplorers all finished in the top 100 in 71st, 81st and 99th positions respectively. The Elite Franchise 100 is a league table […]
With new products, integrated video and personal touches, the latest Recognition Express catalogue is an integral part of any marketer’s arsenal. The 2018/19 Recognition Express catalogue has landed. And it’s jam-packed with ideas to help make your communications shine. Marketing inspiration This year, we’ve added 150 new lines across the six core product categories of […]
Stewart Green entered the print industry in 2003 with the purchase of Kall Kwik Bury St Edmunds. Ink on paper is no longer enough. So, now that you are running two successful businesses in our industry, what was your journey into the print industry? I bought an existing Kall Kwik in September 2003, and it had […]
Battling illness and 90 degree heat in the Sumatra jungle has been the toughest but most rewarding challenge yet for Bardon Group managing director Nigel Toplis. Every two years Nigel and his colleague Russell Golding owner of Recognition Express Kettering undertake an extreme endurance feat in aid of the charity Well Child. So far they […]
Have you ever toyed with the idea of owing your own business- but ultimately found the fear of failure overwhelming? The fear is not misplaced with the business survey by NatWest regularly revealing that some four out of five independently owned businesses go out of business in the UK within their first two years of […]