Bartercard Franchise Opportunity
Bartercard is the world’s largest business to business trade exchange with over 55,000 cardholders worldwide. A member of IRTA (the International Reciprocal Trade Association) and the BFA (British Franchise Association), Bartercard is recognised around the world as the leading player, constantly driving change and innovation.
Bartercard was floated on the Australian Securities Exchange in October 2014 with an oversubscribed listing that created the BPS Technology Group. The group comprises Bartercard, the trading business, a specialist software platform, and a loyalty app, creating a base to facilitate major international expansion. Specifically, this includes investment to drive significant growth in the UK
In the UK, Bartercard started in 2001 and is therefore a well-established brand that already has over 4000 users. With more than 5 million businesses in the UK and Bartercard working for almost any type of business, the scope for growth is huge with a target market that would be the envy of many.
Bartercard’ s highly successful award winning franchise system is run by a world class global management team and the franchise network is backed up by a comprehensive training and support structure.
So what is Bartercard?
Think of barter and what image it conjures up for you..
The Exchange of goods or services was the only form of commerce before currency existed and it prevails today in businesses large and small. Now imagine this concept brought into the 21st century with cutting edge technology and you have one of the most innovative tools available to business today.
Bartercard is a network of like-minded businesses that understand that it is always better to trade with your own product or service than use valuable cash.If a restaurant needs £500 worth of printing done and he has the choice of writing a cheque to the printer for £500 or offering £500 worth of meals that he can provide in order to fill otherwise empty tables, the decision is an easy one.
Franchisees grow their businesses by meeting business owners and demonstrating how Bartercard works and how Bartercard is a key tool in the development of their business by...
- Guaranteeing to bring new customers and increased sales
- Saving cash and improving cash flow
- Providing the opportunity to fill their spare capacity or downtime and sell their excess stock without special offers or discounting
- Improving profitability
- Providing and interest free line of credit to preserve cash
Franchisees need to be articulate and comfortable presenting to business owners. They need to understand business practice and process and be able to generate a relationship of trust and respect in order to extract the information needed from the business owner in order to help them trade. So a franchisee needs to be self-motivated, have customer service skills and people management skills with huge drive and enthusiasm.
In return Bartercard provides a comprehensive support programme including business planning templates, office set-up and support, regional marketing support and initial and on-going training.
Over £4 million traded by Buckinghamshire businesses The UK’s largest business-to-business trade exchange, Bartercard, has announced the launch of its latest brokerage in Milton Keynes...Read More >
BPS Technology to enter China with the world’s largest business-to-business trade exchange Bartercard, the world’s largest business-to-business trade exchange will now roll out...Read More >
For further information on Bartercard