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Computer Mania

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Established: 1991
Franchise Fee:

R100 000

Set-up Costs: R650 000 + Stock
Management Fees: 4%
Marketing Fee: N/A
FASA Member: No
Contact:

Colin van der Walt

082 438 3493

www.computermania.co.za

Email: 

colin@computermania.co.za

About the Franchise

Computer Mania was established in the Western Cape in 1991, when having a PC at home was still a dream for most of us. Since then it has grown into the largest independent IT retailer with branches in most major shopping Centres in the Western Cape with recent additions already open, or busy opening, in Gauteng.

Since 1991 the same management team has led Computer Mania and has accumulated a wealth of knowledge and expertise in the process. This allows us to continue growing and to keep up with the ever-changing IT environment.

Franchisee selection criteria

To receive the full benefit of the franchise system, franchisees must be willing to trade within the framework provided by the franchisor. Prior retail experience will be a definite advantage. Staying abreast of technological developments is critical and franchisees will benefit from a keen interest in computer related products.

Franchisee Training

We offer comprehensive inhouse training (initial and ongoing) for both franchisee and staff.

 

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ACDC Express Franchise Opportunity

ACDC franchise is the retail extension of the already well-established ACDC Dynamics importer and manufacturer of electrical products.

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Established: 2007
Initial Franchise Fee: R172 500.00 (Incl. VAT)
Set-up Costs: Large Store: R4 740 000.00 (Incl R 2 000 000.00 initial stock)

Mini Store: R 3 180 000.00 (Incl R1  200 000.00 initial stock)

Management Fees: Gross monthly incomes (Rands excl. VAT)
  • R0 – R1 999 999.99: 4% of gross sales
  • R2 000 000.00 – upwards: 3% of gross sales
Marketing Fees:  

5% of Gross Sales per annum

FASA Member: Yes
Contact:
Mario Mahlangu
+27 (0)10 202 3360 / 3379
www.acdcexpress.com

About the Franchise

ACDC Express is an electrical retail franchise, specialising in everything electrical. Established in 2007, our core focus is to provide customers with quality electrical solutions.

We offer a full turn-key solution and a unique concept store that provides customers with a convenient and versatile shopping experience, allowing customers to browse at leisure in what is effectively an electrical ‘supermarket’. In addition, ACDC Express actively participates in adding value to the customers by not only meeting customer expectations through superior customer service, but continuously offering excellent after sale service. Our independently owned stores are primarily supplied by ACDC Dynamics, which boasts a product range of over 55 000 individual items. These products are crucial in daily operations within the home, office and factory. This automatically creates a great and continuous demand for these products.

The growth and success of the ACDC Express Franchise Group is attributed to 2 basic principles, which form the cornerstone of the business: Customer Relationship Management and maximising business efficiency.

Vision & Mission

VISION 

To be the preferred electrical retailer.

MISSION 

To be the best solutions driven electrical retailer. Focused on customer service and convenience to ensure electrical needs are satisfied

Distribution Reach – Nationwide

Customer Satisfaction

At ACDC Express we strive for service excellence. We look to ensure our services are of the highest quality and that they are always centered around our ACDC Express customers. We facilitate regular training sessions to equip our staff with superior product knowledge and unrivalled customer support and service etiquette.At Head Office the brand managers and training facilitators work intensely on all aspects of the brand to ensure that our sales staff are equipped with up to date information and an ability to provide excellent after sales service. To extend our accessibility we offer direct communication lines to all our ACDC Express customers who visit one of our national stores via Facebook or our website (www.acdcexpress.com). Our latest offerings and promotions are also included in our newsletters. It is possible to subscribe to our exclusive subscription list through registration on our website.

Available Franchise Locations:

GAUTENG

  • Montana
  • Soweto
  • Kroonstad

LIMPOPO

  • Messina/Louis Trichardt
  • Ellisras

FREE STATE

  • Welkom
  • Bloemfontein

NORTHvWEST

  • Potchefstroom
  • Vryburg

KWA-ZULU NATAL

  • Port Shepstone
  • Pinetown

WESTERN CAPE

  • Cape Town
  • Tokai
  • Malmesbury
  • Montage Garden
  • Parkland Stellenbosch
  • Hermanus

NORTHERN CAPE

  • Upington/Kathu

MPUMALANGA

  • Piet Retief

EASTERN CAPE

  • East London
  • Umtata
  • Port Alfred
  • Knysna
  • Mosselbay

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Sunburst Electric – The Electrical Contracting Franchise

Sunburst Electric is the go-to provider for all electrical installations in South Africa. Sunburst Electric can open the door into franchising and empower you to own your own business.

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About Sunburst Electric

Sunburst Electric is an electrical contracting franchise which will service the residential and commercial markets, by offering repairs, upgrades and installations, while delivering high customer satisfaction by getting the job done right the first time. Our courteous technicians respect the home and family of their customers by providing attention to detail that ensures quality and safe work. No matter what the electrical contracting service customers need, Sunburst Electric has the power to make things better! At Sunburst Electric, we commit ourselves to providing modern operations, processes and business systems that can easily be replicated. We empower hard working entrepreneurs to achieve their financial and personal goals.

Let’s start at the beginning

The rights to sell Mr. Electric in South Africa were purchased in 2015. Mr Electric originates from the USA and is known as a global franchise organisation which provides electrical installation and repair services. Mr. Electric is a subsidiary of The Dwyer Group, Inc., the holding company of a family of service franchises which consists of Mr. Rooter Plumbing, AireServ, Five Star Painting, Mr. Handyman & Mr. Appliance, among others.

Unfortunately, the Mr. Electric name is registered to another entity in South Africa, therefore the franchise used the alternative name Sunburst Electric. The franchise system has been in operation since 1994 and with a huge gap in the South African market for excellent customer service in the electrical industry, it made absolute sense to launch this well known, global electrical contracting franchise on South African soil.

Related: 3 Secrets To Franchising Success

Why choose Sunburst Electric?

With over 30 years experience, franchisees can be confident that Sunburst Electric is a globally proven franchise system. Local as well as international support is readily available to all franchisees, from operational and marketing support, to day-to-day business support. We focus on providing expert electrical service that fully satisfies our customers needs.

Related: Should You Purchase An Existing Franchise?

Complete turnkey solution

Joining Sunburst Electric as a franchisee means that you will get a complete turnkey solution. The set-up cost is inclusive of equipment, hardware and software, marketing material, training as well as a fully branded vehicle. The great part is that, as a franchisee you could leave Head Office, after your extremely valuable and informative training and start working immediately without waiting another second to start making profits.

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Top Locations For A Sunburst Electric Franchise

With over 270 possible Sunburst Electric franchise locations nationwide, the perfect fit for you is out there.

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Our pre-selected locations are known as “Zones”. Purchasing a zone will allow a franchisee to trade and market in that area. We have based the designated zones on the research that was conducted by a research consulting firm. A franchisee can purchase a maximum of 2 zones at a time, purchasing multiple zones will enable the franchisee to receive a discounted price on the other zones.

Related: Should You Purchase An Existing Franchise?

Top Zones per Province:

Gauteng:

  • Sandton
  • Krugersdorp
  • Groenkloof
  • Randburg
  • Bedfordview
  • Boksburg
  • Irene

Western Cape:

  • Strand
  • Stellenbosch
  • Cape Town
  • Hout Bay
  • George
  • Bellville

Eastern Cape:

  • Jeffery’s Bay
  • Grahamstown
  • Port Elizabeth
  • East London
  • Queenstown
  • King Williams Town

Related: 4 Franchise Site Selection Tips To Find The Perfect Home For Your Business

Northern Cape:

  • Kimberly
  • Uppington

KwaZulu-Natal:

  • Durban South
  • Ladysmith
  • Richards Bay
  • Umhlanga
  • Amazimtoti
  • Pinetown

North West:

  • Rustenburg North East
  • Rustenburg South West

Limpopo:

  • Thabazimbi
  • Polokwane
  • Tzaneen
  • Phalaborwa

Mpumalanga:

  • Witbank/Middleburg
  • Lydenburg
  • Secunda/Standerton

Free State:

  • Sasolburg
  • Bloemfontein

If you want to learn more reasons to invest in an electrical franchise, or if you would like to take the next step in joining Sunburst Electric, don’t hesitate to contact us today!

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