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A one-stop 3@1 business centre franchise  The goal of the 3@1 Business Centre concept is to make business services such as printing, photographic services, internet and courier services as well as scanning, faxing, laminating, binding and associated consumables like cartridges and paper, immediately accessible to the consumer and business user – a one-stop business centre.

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What does a 3@1 Franchise Cost?

3@1 store concepts

Our new and exciting concepts:

  1. 3@1 Superstore for full scale independent sites measuring 60 sqm plus @ from R650K ex Vat*
  2. 3@1 Express store which is ideal for small independent sites measuring 30 –45 sqm plus @ from R550K ex Vat*
  3. 3@1 In-Store Express which is ideal for small independent sites measuring 15 – 20 sqm plus @ from R320K ex Vat*
  • All the above prices include franchise joining fee of R60 000 exclusive.
  • We provide a full turnkey operation

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Available Franchising Opportunities across Southern Africa,  neighbouring states and Mauritius. Area franchise partnerships and International Master licences are
available worldwide.

Opportunities are available nationwide

Kwa-Zulu Natal

  • Durban
  • Pietermaritzburg
  • Margate
  • Pinetown
  • Umhlanga
  • Richards Bay
  • Umlazi
  • Ladysmith
  • Newcastle


  • Nelspruit
  • Secunda
  • Acornhoek
  • Piet Retief
  • White River
  • Bushbuckridge
  • Sabie
  • Standerton


  • Bela Bela
  • Polokwane
  • Tzaneen
  • Lepalale
  • Giyani
  • Modimolle

Northern Cape

  • Kimberly
  • Kathu
  • Upington

Western Cape

  • Cape Town
    • CBD
    • Houtbay
    • Melkbos
  • Durbanville, Blue Route
  • Hermanus
  • Plettenburg Bay

Eastern Cape

  • Port Elizabeth
  • East London

North West

  • Klerksdorp
  • Ventersdorp
  • Brits
  • Potchefstroom
  • Rustenberg

Free State

  • Bloemfontein
  • Welkom
  • Harrismith
  • Kroonstad

Gauteng - Johannesburg North:

  • Brynston
  • Sunninghill
  • Sandton
  • Rosebank

Gauteng - Johannesburg East:

  • Bedfordview
  • Benoni

Gauteng - Johannesburg West:

  • Klerksdorp
  • Krugersdorp

Gauteng - Johannesburg South:

  • New Market, Alberton
  • Oakdene


  • Pretoria East
  • Wierdapark
  • Midrand

Outside SA

  • Botswana
  • Angola
  • Zambia
  • Mauritius


3@1 express store middleburg

3@1 store layout for a superstore with a DHL and Kodak stand

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Communication and Products




Canon Photocopying DHL Express In-Store Computer Rental
Canon Printing Bureau National Courier E – Mail: Send & Receive
Office Stationary & Greeting Cards Post Box Rental Internet Access
Kodak Photo Printing Signage, Banners and Flags Web Page Design
ID Photographs Postal Send & Receive IT supplies
Specialty Corporate Gifts Packaging Materials Secretarial services
IT Supplies Parcel Packing Service Broad Format Printing
Laminating & Binding E-commerce Collections Fax: Send & Receive
Rubber Stamps and Name Badges Commissioner of Oaths


3@1 Front of Store with DHL signsThe heart of every 3@1 Franchise Store is divided into 4 distinct sections:

  • A “print station” offering a wide range of solutions – from wide format posters to business cards – and outstanding print quality.
  • The new KODAK “photographic zone”  allows a customer to print from any device and in any size at the touch of a button.
  • In addition, the “internet zone” offers high speed connectivity so that customers can check their email, shop online, Print and even Courier etc.
  • Our DHL counter offers consumers as well as business customers fast and cost effective international and local courier options. We also provide an easy to use ecommerce drop off facility for online shopping

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Training and Support

Franchisees are carefully selected and the 3@1 business formula is transferred through face to face personal, in-depth and onsite training. We offer guaranteed support and assistance with site location, store set-up, a turnkey opening and provide a wide variety of marketing materials.

A family led by internationally qualified experts dedicated to giving you advice, mentoring your progress and celebrating your success; people who care for your personal and professional development; who, together with you, seek and find win-win solutions to all your challenges, help you continuously set bigger and better goals, who exchange ideas and information and who applaud your achievements.

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About 3@1 Franchises

About 3at1

3@1 Franchising turned 16 this year and continues to grow from strength to strength. Communication technologies have changed dramatically over the years, but the 3@1 franchise brand has continued to evolve in order to make state-of-the-art electronic communication available to its customers nationwide. We are full members of the Franchise Association of South Africa and sport over 60 trading franchises in South Africa and now in Namibia.

Who’s Ideal for a 3@1 Franchise?

Prospective  3@1 franchisees should be eager to evolve alongside this growing brand to meet the ever-changing communication and technology needs of the South African consumer. Most of all, our franchisees must enjoy building relationships with customers. An outgoing personality and a desire to support and service business owners and consumers are also important. Some retail or management experience is an advantage but not a necessity.

Strong managerial skills – all with the necessary investment capital – are a prerequisite. “Prospects should also have a strong understanding of business processes, be mindful of long-term goals and be able to lead effectively.

3@1 Success Stories


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MTI (Maximum Total Investment)
R300,000 - R400,000
R400,000 - R500,000
R500,000 - R600,000