With store expanding nationwide, our retail store concept offers an excellent opportunity for you to create an outstanding business!

CardSmart Franchise Information:

CardSmart is a total card and gift concept. Our value-based retail strategy encompasses both greeting cards and a wide array of gifts. CardSmart sells premium greeting cards at 50% off the retail prices---every card, every day. While this extraordinary card pricing drives traffic into our stores, our unique value-priced gift selection creates additional purchases and repeat visits. An extensive assortment of gift wrap, bags, bows and tissue-also 50% off everyday-complements the card and gift selection. Our card and gift assortment, both traditional and trendy, appeals to a broad customer base and we offer a card and gift for every occasion and celebration.

Our Merchandise Assortment includes:
  • Everyday and seasonal greeting cards
  • Gift wrap, gift bags, ribbons, bows and accessories
  • Stationery and notes
  • Candles and candle accessories
  • Picture frames and photo albums
  • Gifts for every occasion
  • Wedding and anniversary gifts
  • Baby gifts
  • Over the Hill and novelty birthday gifts
  • Stuffed animals from Ty, Russ Berrie and more
  • Home d├ęcor
  • Collectibles
  • Costume jewelry
Minimize your risk with a proven concept.
Cardsmart is America's first national discount card and gift store franchise and the fastest growing value card and gift shop chain in the country. By becoming one of our newest franchisees, you automatically become part of a dynamic company with a proven formula.

Enjoy all the benefits of franchise ownership.
Become associated with a national brand that is recognized for quality and value. Cardsmart provides its customers with an exceptional shopping experience - wherever the store is located. This is just one of the many benefits that come with a Cardsmart franchise. Other benefits exclusive to Cardsmart owners are:
  • Business Expertise from the most experienced team in value card and gift retailing, an exclusive newsletter and semi-annual franchise conferences help you stay ahead of the competition.

  • Proven Operating Systems ensure a hassle-free start-up for your new business.

  • Turnkey Delivery (or "Cardsmart in a Box") provides you with the option of a completely finished and stocked store.

It's never been easier to say "yes"!
Finally, there is a franchise that provides all the incentives needed to start your own business. Cardsmart offers a proprietary inventory management system, exclusive gift product and marketing support, an informed dealer network, and the support of a committed national company.

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Cardsmart is currently accepting inquiries from the following states:

Wyoming, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Washington, Vermont, Virginia, Utah, Texas, Tennessee, South Dakota, South Carolina, Rhode Island, Pennsylvania, Oregon, Oklahoma, Ohio, New York, Nevada, New Mexico, New Jersey, New Hampshire, Nebraska, North Dakota, North Carolina, Montana, Mississippi, Missouri, Minnesota, Michigan, Maine, Massachusetts, Louisiana, Kentucky, Kansas, Indiana, Illinois, Idaho, Iowa, Georgia, Florida, Delaware, Connecticut, Colorado, California, Arizona, Arkansas, Alaska