“I have enjoyed every day of owning my Wild store. Being part of a group means I get the best trading terms, highest turnover and lowest costs possible for my business”
Eddie Boctor - Owner, Wild Cards & Gifts Rouse Hill
“We first met Wild not long after we arrived in Australia. In no time we had our own store and have traded profitably since. It is the best decision we have made in 30 years as retailers”
Terry & Shauna Maggs - Owners, Wild Cards & Gifts Bunbury
“In my opinion, Wild Cards & Gifts was and still is the only group that has access to the best suppliers and shopping centres in Australia”
Paul Myers - Owner, Wild Cards & Gifts Carindale
“When we commenced working with Wild neither of us had any retail experience. The support and advice from management and other franchisees is a major reason for the success of our business”
Terry & Barbara Nuss - Owners, Wild Cards & Gifts Toowoomba
BRW Fast Franchise for 6 years in a row “2007,2008,2009,2010,2011,2012”
How much is the initial Franchise Fee?
The Franchise Fee for a single site is $42,000 + GST
Do I pay any other fees on an ongoing basis?
Yes, there is an ongoing royalty fee of 4% of your gross weekly sales the lowest in our industry.
How much will I make?
The profitability of a Wild Cards & Gifts store is subject to many variables including location, product mix and the skill of the franchisee in running the business. Potential Wild Cards & Gifts franchisees must seek independent financial advice in deciding if it is an appropriate investment for them.
How much startup capital do I need to become a Wild Franchisee?
As a guide typical investment in our business range from $200,000 to $300,000 including stock + approximately $20,000 to $30,000 in working capital (or cash flow).
What training will I receive and what does it cost?
Wild Cards & Gifts give you initial on the job training at an existing Wild store starting 4-6 weeks from your store opening covering all aspects of our business then on an ongoing basis once your store is open. There is now additional charge for training as this is covered in the initial franchise fee.
Who selects the site for my store?
Wild’s Franchise Business Manager will help identify and approve all store sites. They will assist with lease negotiations and oversee store construction and fit-out as well help when it comes time to renew your lease.
What is the length of my Franchise Agreement?
Wild Cards & Gifts offers an initial period of 5 years with an option to renew for a further period.
Can I own more than one Wild store?
Yes you can, provided you have the financial resources and have the necessary skills to take on multiple stores.
What is an ideal size for a Wild Cards & Gifts store?
Store sizes range from 72m2 to 150m2, however our ideal size is around the 100m2 mark.
Can I buy a Wild franchise but not run the store?
Our experience suggests that to be successful and to get the best return on investment you must be directly involved in the day-to-day management of your business. The more you are willing to put into a business the more you will get out of it.