About Nokia India franchise and dealership
Nokia has been bagging glory from the past several years in the field of mobile phones and has expanded its reach in the sub- continents. It has more than 1,90,000 outlets in its distribution network. Nokia has over 650 priority dealers across India and nine Nokia 'concept stores' to enhance consumer mobile experience. The best part of Nokia is that it offers a great support system to all its franchisees, all the while assisting in marketing and making good business out of the franchise. It is a globally known brand and with such a great reputation the chances of profits are amplified. It is one of the few franchises that require less than 30 lakhs of investment.
Nokia came to India in the year 1995 and has made a huge presence in the telecom market ever since. New Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Jaipur, Lucknow, Chennai, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Pune and Ahmedabad are some of the big cities that have Nokia franchises. Apart from this there are Research and Development departments at Hyderabad, Bangalore and Mumbai. With it wide range of Pan India products, Nokia entered the franchise market in the year 2000.
Nokia has training programs for all its franchisees that are new to the business. It provides training, gives SOP manuals, dummy display and live demo device, distributor support, Solution Specialist/Promoter, POSM, retail planogram, etc. to provide further assistance in running the franchise.
Nokia Franchise Cost and Investment
The overall investment required starting a Nokia franchise or dealership in India is about 20 to 25 lakhs which is inclusive of the consignment fee, furniture, fixture cost, interiors, and marketing expenditure. Nokia priority dealers must have minimum area of 500 to 600 square feet whereas Nokia Concept stores require minimum area of 1200 to 1500 square feet. It is preferred that this are be in a commercial area or a busy market place in metro pr tier 2 cities. For a Nokia priority dealership or Nokia concept stores, it is necessary that the franchisee has a minimum of 5 employees.
The expected ROI is 15% with a break even period of 2 to 3 years. These figures can vary as the above depend a lot on the location of the store and marketing strategies. Dedication making and various other factors also contribute to the profits made by the store.
Nokia Mobile dealership Application process
Application process for the Nokia franchise is set up online and is quite simple to start with. Aspiring franchisees can get dealership or franchise of Nokia by just following up a few simple formalities. The rest depends much on the management who go through all the details and decide whether the candidate fulfils the desired criteria of the brand. All candidates can apply online on the following website: http://www.nokia.com/en_int.
In case of any queries regarding the franchise or other matters you can get in touch with the regional office located at Gurgaon. You can also connect with them via phone, fax or can simply reach out to them and learn about them from their official website. All the contact details of Nokia India are given below:
Industrial Plot no. 243
Udyog Vihar, Phase 1,
Haryana - 122016
Contact Number: +91 124 4833000
Fax Number: +91 124 4833099
Email id: http://www.nokia.com/in-en/support/contact/email-us-old/