Cartridge World, originally named Australian Cartridge Company was founded in Adelaide, Australia by Bryan Stokes
Company name changed to Cartridge World and was brought into the franchise market when Bryan joined forces with Paul Wheeler
Critical to the growth of the company was the decision to Master Franchise in early 1999. The first international Master was established in New Zealand
Cartridge World expanded into Latin America. In 2020, the Company has developed with Master Franchisee appointments in the region territories including Chile, Panama, Guatemala and Paraguay
In February 2001, the first UK Cartridge World franchise was established in Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Cartridge World expanded into France and Cyprus
Master Franchisee appointed for Greece and further expansion into Malta
In August 2005, the company celebrated the opening of their 1000th Cartridge World store in Atlanta, Georgia. In the same year, Cartridge World expanded into Asia with the first Asia Master Franchisee granted for Indonesia in December 2005
Cartridge World expanded rapidly in Asia with new Master Franchisees appointed for Malaysia, Singapore, the Philippines, India and Vietnam.
Cartridge World expanded its footprints into Micronesia with a new Master Franchisee appointed for Guam
Cartridge World further expanded into Middle East with a Master Franchisee appointed for the GCC region
Cartridge world Global Procurement Centre established in Zhuhai. In the same year, Cartridge World expanded further into East Africa and Afghanistan.
Global launch of Cartridge World Premium and Classic toner and inkjet cartridges
Cartridge World appointed a new Master Franchisee for Bangladesh. In the same year, Cartridge World developed and launched a new store business model in France.
Cartridge World appointed a new Master in Papua New Guinea and West Africa territory