India’s Leading Writing Instrument Conglomerate
The Luxor Group, a progressive conglomerate, is the well known manufacturer of writing instruments in India with interests in Real Estate, Hospitality and Retail. Being a pioneer in writing instruments manufacturing, Luxor introduced world-famous brands like Parker, Pilot, Papermate and Waterman in the Indian market.
Established in the year 1963, Luxor offers an incredible range of writing solutions with products being exported to over 75 countries across the globe. The company operates in international market through its division, Luxor International, having office in Germany and sales affiliates across 85 countries.
Luxor, under its brand name, offers over 200 SKUs including electronic calculators, spiral notebooks, office pads, youth series notebooks and desktop sets. Based on the immense understanding of the market, Luxor has ventured into retail business with launch of ‘Luxor Signature’ and ‘Luxor Express’ retail outlets. Presently, Luxor has one Flagship Store in addition to 30 shops in shop kiosks across India.
The Group’s success can be credited to its perpetual commitment to Innovation, Quality and Values that reinforce its rapid growth across new and diverse ventures – taking the Group ahead towards its vision.
The Leader in Writing Solutions
Luxor is a very well recognized brand in the category it serves. To maintain its market leadership in the business, Luxor wants to expand its presence in multiple markets simultaneously. And so it has chosen to expand through franchising.
Management: Ability to manage human resource/ follow guidelines/impressive interpersonal skills and willing to devote time to this business
Experience: Prior experience in Retail Industry will be preferred however it’s not mandatory as the franchise program has been developed to train franchises on operations.
Financially Viable: The franchise should be willing to invest not only in the business but in region-wise promotion of the brand also.
Good communication: Franchisee should maintain good and effective communication with the employees, vendors, retailers, customers & other key stakeholders in the business.
Leadership: Franchisee should be pro-active and be able to work together, share ideas, and resolve issues together. Should be prepared to play many sub-roles including delivering orders, maintain relationship with customers, resolving discrepancies, etc.
Extensive Franchisor Support
All the franchisees are put through a highly focused support system which educates them on utilizing their entrepreneurial skills to become highly efficient and happy franchisees.
Location & Set Up: Comprehensive turn-key assistance from site selection to setup and start operations, besides layout, design and architectural support would be provided.
Pre-opening: Assistance in ordering of equipment, preparation and issue of PO to approved vendors, negotiation of terms and organizing of lease monitoring of showroom fabrication apart from daily/ weekly assistance in service operations would be offered.
Recruitment & Motivation: The franchisor will assist in recruitment of suitable candidates and also help with programs to keep them motivated.
Training: Comprehensive training would be provided on service operations, standard check up procedures, accounting, inventory control etc. Employees from all verticals would be trained on regular basis to help in continuously grooming and enhancing operating efficiencies of employees.
Promotions: The franchisor will organize specific marketing/ branding events at the national level including participation in the related retail expos/ sponsoring such events, tie ups with magazines/ newspapers etc and much more to promote its each Franchisee outlet.
Operations Commenced On 1963
Franchise Commenced On 2013
Investment INR 2lac - 5lac
Franchise/Brand Fee INR 50,000-1,000,000
Royalty/Commission 25% %
Delhi, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Punjab, Uttaranchal, Uttar Pradesh
Kerala, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh
Assam, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Tripura, Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Nagaland, West Bengal, Sikkim, Odisha
Gujarat, Rajasthan, Maharashtra, Goa
Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand
Pondicherry, Chandigarh, Lakshadweep, Daman and Diu
Anticipated percentage return on investment 32 % %
Likely pay back period of capital for a unit franchisee 6 months- 1 year
Other investment requirements No
Type of property required for this franchise opportunity Commercial/Highstree
Floor area requirement 50 sq ft-250 sq ft
Preferred location of unit franchise outlet Pan India
Detailed operating manuals for franchisees Yes
Franchisee training location At the Head Office
Is field assistance available for franchisee ? Yes
Expert guidance from Head Office to franchisee in opening the franchise Yes
Current IT systems will be included in the franchise Yes
Do you have a standard franchise agreement? Yes
How long is the franchise term for? 3 Years
Is the term renewable? Yes