CeX

Company Overview

Retailer Complete Entertainment eXchange, CeX, takes the buy and sell concept and updates it by specialising in trading digital entertainment products. CeX buy, sell and exchange mobile phones, games, electronics, computers and DVDs directly from the public. Since 1992 we have expanded from the UK across four continents, now operating in Australia, Ireland, India, Spain, USA and UK. CeX opened 42 stores in the UK in 2012 and 64 globally. Webuy.com supports stores with live pricing and stock levels.

Franchise Overview

CeX opened their first store just off Tottenham Court Road, London’s electronics and computer heartland, in 1992. Now CeX reaches around the globe with operations in six countries across four continents.  Franchising started in 2004 and CeX opened the 100th UK franchised store in late 2012. As of early 2013, CeX has over 230 stores worldwide and just under half these are franchised.

Training

We provide a comprehensive 12-week (minimum) intensive store-based training programme, mostly: practical onsite experience that covers all aspects of retail and sales principles; technical and bespoke point of sale systems and operational procedures; supervisor and store management competencies; and general franchise and business ownership principles.  You will gain valuable experience across both corporate and franchised stores to ensure that you are fully confident and competent of running a CeX store.

Daily Life of a Franchisee

A CeX franchise owner-manager role is a varied one. You will be responsible for all aspects of the running of your store, backed up with support from CeX. One key responsibility is motivating your team of staff. You will also be in full control of building relationships with customers, as well as growing your business with advice from CeX Support Centre experts.

Full Description

In Summary:

Description:
CeX is the gadget lovers’ dream franchise, offering outstanding returns and a recession resistant business model. We trade in a focused yet complimentary range of second hand digital electronics and entertainment products. CeX has grown by offering competitive prices and convenience for people looking to buy, sell and exchange. We have further differentiated our model by offering a simple exchange proposition that makes CeX unbeatable value for money for customers upgrading. We started in London in 1992 and now have over 250 stores worldwide. Our brand, bespoke EPOS and pricing systems continue to set us apart from other buy and sell operations.
Opportunities:
In the UK.
Business Type:
Minimum Investment:
Training Provided:
Home-based:
Part-time:
BFA Membership:
Member - Full
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In Summary:

Description:
CeX is the gadget lovers’ dream franchise, offering outstanding returns and a recession resistant business model. We trade in a focused yet complimentary range of second hand digital electronics and entertainment products. CeX has grown by offering competitive prices and convenience for people looking to buy, sell and exchange. We have further differentiated our model by offering a simple exchange proposition that makes CeX unbeatable value for money for customers upgrading. We started in London in 1992 and now have over 250 stores worldwide. Our brand, bespoke EPOS and pricing systems continue to set us apart from other buy and sell operations.
Opportunities:
In the UK.
Business Type:
Minimum Investment:
Training Provided:
Home-based:
Part-time:
BFA Membership:
Member - Full