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Books Are Fun - A Readers Digest Company Franchise Information
Books Are Fun - A Readers Digest Company Franchise Start-Up Costs|
• Liquid Capital Required
Looking for a chance to build and run your own business with a dynamic, multi-million dollar company to support you?
Success starts with Books Are Fun - A Reader's Digest Company!
Join the world's leading display marketer for a rewarding and flexible career as a Book Fair Representative. You have the freedom to manage your own business while receiving training and support from Readers Digest – a company with a reputation for excellence. We provide high commissions, web portals, assigned territories and reward incentives!
Here's how it works:
The requirements needed to become a BAF representative are:
- Books Are Fun decides to partner with you and will support you while you run your own small business.
- Your customers will shop at the fair just as if they were to shop at a bookstore.
- Customers will receive a discount of 40-70% off the regular retail price of books.
- To support our newly contracted reps we fly you to the Chicago, IL corporate office for thorough field training so that you are armed with the information needed to be successful.
- During training, your telemarketer will be busy formulating new corporate contacts to grow your book of business.
- Upon arriving home, Books Are Fun will deliver the first shipment of books and goods to your warehouse or garage storage location.
- There is no inventory investment as books and products are sent on consignment! Books Are Fun would run a credit check because of the consigned inventory.
- Other responsibilities include maintaining accurate inventory records and submitting a weekly sales report with all collected funds to Books Are Fun.
- These are new, top-quality books which include children's books, home and gardening, cookbooks, history DVDs/books, best sellers, games, spa products and seasonal items.
- There is an initial investment in buying the materials to hold and transport the books and run the business.
- A high level of professionalism
- Strong organizational skills
- An entrepreneurial drive
- Articulate communication skills
- Storage space of at least 400 to 600 square feet
- A computer with Excel
- Truck, Van, or SUV for transporting product
- Investment in display equipment
- Good Credit History