Westpac Directory of Franchising

Paper Plus

100% locally owned and operated, Paper Plus is a co-operative franchise combining the expertise and support of a large, nationally recognised brand, with franchisee entrepreneurial drive and passion for retail. We offer full training and support. Franchise opportunities available nationwide.

Being Part of the Paper Plus Group 

Established in 1983, the Paper Plus Group is a co-operative franchise made up of almost 100 stores in New Zealand.

We offer high visibility and brand recognition throughout New Zealand, servicing communities in both city and provincial centres from Kerikeri to Invercargill. Our geographic spread of stores and commitment to smaller communities, is unparalleled by any other book and stationery retailer in Aotearoa.

Our stores are 100% locally owned and operated and our Franchisees are business owners who live locally, employ staff locally and are committed to and heavily involved within their local communities, schools, and businesses.   

The Paper Plus brand offers the full omni-channel retail experience, which provides our customers with a seamless shopping experience. Using our nationwide store network, we can provide services in many local communities that other nationwide brands cannot.

Paper Plus is Local for Local. We are all about people - our teams and our customers.

Paper Plus Franchisees 

Paper Plus franchisees own and operate their business under a Franchise Agreement. As a Co-operative, each franchisee also owns a share of our brand and membership of the Paper Plus Group, which brings with it a number of benefits:

  • National Brand Recognition
  • Negotiated preferential purchasing arrangements from key suppliers and category management
  • National marketing campaigns
  • Operational and business support, training, and advice
  • National Mental Health and Well-being Programme
  • Group negotiated savings in key areas of business operation
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