OFFICE1 announces first virtual Master Franchise

18 August 2009 West Palm Beach, US

Office 1 Ireland has launched a state of the art e-commerce website that marks the symbolic transition between bricks and mortar retail to state of the art e-shop.

The Office 1 Ireland website will provide customers with a user friendly platform presenting 22,000 office products to be delivered to end user across Ireland or the UK within twenty four hours.

This will be a pure ecommerce virtual solution with no warehousing, no delivery vans, no paper catalogues and a limited staff. The focus is to provide customers with a unique online shopping experience and exceptional service.

Basic to the model is a single source Logistics Supplier/wholesaler in each country. Spicers Wholesaling in Ireland and VOW (formally Kingfield Heath) in the UK.

The order process is very simple and offers the customer an easy to use enjoyable experience. The site can offer comprehensive B2C and B2B functionality that targets all levels of customers; from home and student customers to large corporate accounts.

Please visit OFFICE 1 Ireland here and OFFICE 1 UK here.

OFFICE 1 Ireland Press Release

04 November 2004 Irleand

o1s-intl-small-logo Office 1 Ireland would like to announce the addition of 5 new stores to the evergrowing franchise on the Irish market. New office 1 shops, located in Donegal, Newcastle West, Rathmines, Tralee and Tullamore will open their doors over the next four weeks. Office 1 Franchise Ireland, established in March of this year, will have exceeded highest expectations and will already have ten shops in Ireland by the end of the year.

Managing Director, Mr Fintan Lawlor has stated "OFFICE 1 has been a phenomenal success in this country with the existing shops in Ballymount, Wexford and Cork reporting sales growth of up to 18%. This factor combined with new innovative products added to the mix, marketing strength and valuable supplier support from players such as OFFICE 1 and has made OFFICE 1 the obvious choice for owner managed office supplies business to diversify and progress. Now with ten shops in operation we are well on target of achieving nationwide coverage of a unique retail stationery and IT outlet in the Irish market."