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Franchising – the perfect business model?

Franchising – the perfect business model?

Categorised in: General News    Posted: April 4, 2018

The last 10 years has been a period characterised by huge change – economic, people migration, globalisation, cultural and frankly change is only likely to be more prevalent going forward. On the business front we have seen a growing ‘ sophistication’ of the customer. Customers no longer defer to the supplier – they are more […]

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Put summer fun into fundraising with promo products

Put summer fun into fundraising with promo products

Categorised in: Recognition Express    Posted: March 27, 2018

With the summer fundraising season just around the corner, charities up and down the UK are gearing up for fun runs, fairs and open days. These events are a great opportunity to engage with donors and supporters. But how can you help the relationship last beyond the lazy hazy days of summer? Here are some […]

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Print Monthly speaks to Stewart Green, Managing Director of Kall Kwik Bury St Edmunds and Recognition Express Suffolk

Print Monthly speaks to Stewart Green, Managing Director of Kall Kwik Bury St Edmunds and Recognition Express Suffolk

Categorised in: General News, Kall Kwik, Recognition Express    Posted: March 26, 2018

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 […]

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The Kall Kwik Story – Fabulous at Forty!

The Kall Kwik Story – Fabulous at Forty!

Categorised in: Kall Kwik    Posted: January 10, 2018

The Kall Kwik story Back in the 1970s normal timescales for jobs were expressed in terms of weeks rather than days, or even hours as it is now. Print production was dominated by big players making it difficult for small and medium sized businesses to engage with them. In 1978 Kall Kwik introduced a radically […]

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Brand Your Way to Success

Brand Your Way to Success

Categorised in: Recognition Express    Posted: October 9, 2017

First impressions count. It takes just 30 seconds for a customer to form an opinion about you – good or bad – and it’s all based on outward appearances. The way you present your business and its brand visually is a key factor in determining its success. Smart, consistent branding isn’t just for large corporates.  […]

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From teacher to techclean

From teacher to techclean

Categorised in: techclean    Posted: September 7, 2017

A techclean franchise can slot in at any stage of your working life. Former teacher and mother of four Susan Davies set up techclean South Wales three years ago after her youngest child went to university. She was looking for a new challenge and wanted to grow a business that she could run from home […]

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Our lifestyle business is on track for £70k

Our lifestyle business is on track for £70k

Categorised in: ComputerXplorers    Posted: July 10, 2017

When Andrew Green took on a franchise with technology education specialist ComputerXplorers, he had two very clear goals in mind. He wanted to run a business with his wife, Stephanie, that drew on each of their strengths. And while he was prepared to work hard, he wanted the business to fit around his life – […]

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