Phoenix Trading**

**Trademark of Phoenix Trading

Phoenix Trading

Copyright Jeffrey Babener

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Founding Story
Phoenix Trading has been in business for over ten years. It is located in the United Kingdom.

Phoenix Trading employs over 70 artists that design the company’s art products. 

Impact on the Industry
Phoenix Trading is a member of the Direct Selling Association.

Discussion of Products
Phoenix Trading designs greeting cards and sells postcards, ( greeting cards, Christmas cards, and gift wrapping, which are designed by the company “artists.”

Discussion of Opportunity
The company has three levels of achievement, each have the following benefits:

Level 1 - Sales Programme

  • You can run your own successful business in just a few hours per week.

  • You earn an immediate profit from sales you make to your customers.

  • You purchase products directly from the company at a discount of 30%, for example, if you sell £100 worth of products you will earn £30 profit which will cover the cost of your Business Kit.

    In addition, you can earn a Retail Bonus for productivity:

  • 5% If your Personal Volume is 150 BV or more

  • 10% If your Personal Volume is 500 BV or more

  • 15% If your Personal Volume is 1,000 BV or more

Level 2 Sponsoring Programme Sponsoring
( is simply offering others the same opportunity that was offered to you. When you introduce a new Trader to the business, you will earn a 5% Sponsor Bonus based on their Personal Volume for any one month in which you are also Personally Active.

Level 3 Business Development Programme Perfect if you’re looking to take your business even further – the sky’s the limit! By supporting, motivating and developing the Traders you and your team have sponsored, you can become an Executive Trader and be paid a 5% Business Development Bonus based on the sales achieved by your team. Business Development Bonus is payable on up to 4 generations of Executive Traders and the activity of their teams.

To begin with the company, one must purchase a starter pack, whose prices vary. For more information, one must contact the company.

Discussion of Distributor Base and Sales Volume in U.S.
The company states the following facts and achievements:

  • In 2009, the turnover was approximately £10.3M

  • Phoenix Trading currently has 100 employees in the ( UK

  • It has just over 9,000 Traders in the UK

  • The company is one of the top 10 UK direct selling companies

  • It is also one of the top 10 UK greeting card publishers
Phoenix Trading currently has approximately 1% share of the UK greeting card market which is largely dominated by American publishers who control about 85% of the £1.7 billion retail market

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