SOURCE: Caboodle Cartridge

May 10, 2005 11:01 ET

Caboodle Cartridge Announces Opening of the First Southern California Retail Printer Cartridge Location

New Franchise Store Opens in Fountain Valley, Orange County

SANTA CLARA, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- May 10, 2005 -- Caboodle Cartridge,, today announced the opening of its newest franchise retail location in Fountain Valley, California, servicing business and residential customers. The new Caboodle printer cartridge store is located in the Callens Corner I Shopping Center at 18601 Brookhurst Street. The store's phone number is 714-965-5798.

Caboodle Cartridge is creating an entirely new channel for ink jet and laser printer cartridges by introducing an advanced recharging laboratory and first-of-its-kind retail service outlets. Caboodle Cartridge enables printer & fax users to simply walk into a local store and purchase with or without an exchanged cartridge within minutes for savings of as much as 65 percent. Business customers can take advantage of delivery services for additional convenience. Its printer cartridges meet or exceed OEM quality and specifications.

"Orange County in general is a great place to do business," said Puchna Suos, who co-owns the local franchise with her brother, Roddy.

"Many people here like to shop locally, both for the residence and for their business. The Caboodle promise is that we will save our customers as much as 65 percent, while providing them with the highest quality inks, toner, and remanufacturing processes available today, we think our customers will be very happy. Furthermore, our business is environmentally friendly, helping to cut into the 350 million cartridges that are discarded in North American landfills annually. People around here will really appreciate that fact," she added.

Caboodle Cartridge is the first company in North America to build an advanced facility to rebuild and recharge laser and inkjet cartridges that are at or exceed OEM-quality, while others simply refill the ink and toner. It also is the only company to open dedicated retail outlets allowing customers to walk in and instantly receive "good-as-new" replacements. Caboodle recharges all popular cartridges for color and B/W laser and ink jet, including Hewlett-Packard, Panasonic, Brother, Samsung, Minolta, Epson, Canon and Lexmark.

The Fountain Valley store is open weekdays from 10:00 am - 6:00 pm and on Saturday from 11:00 am - 6:00 pm.

About Caboodle Cartridge

Caboodle Cartridge is a new franchise opportunity founded by a father and son team, Daniel and Chris Wencel. The company is creating an entirely new distribution channel for ink jet and laser printer cartridges by combining an advanced recharging laboratory with first-of-its-kind retail service franchises. Caboodle Cartridges enables printer users to simply walk into a local store and have their cartridges exchanged within minutes for a savings of as much as 65 percent.

Caboodle guarantees the consistent high quality that consumers have come to expect from the original cartridge manufacturers without the exorbitant costs, providing unparalleled responsiveness while helping the environment. The cartridges meet or exceed OEM specifications providing remanufactured solutions for all popular color and B/W laser and ink jet cartridges, including Hewlett-Packard, Panasonic, Lexmark, Brother, Samsung, Minolta, Epson, Canon. Caboodle has seen very strong growth in its franchise locations over the past year, and is currently nationwide with nineteen stores. The Company recently announced plans to open more than 100 locations around the country in 2005.

The company is headquartered in Silicon Valley at 3100 De La Cruz Boulevard, suite 200, in Santa Clara, Calif. The company can be reached at (408) 988 0064 or via the Web at Parties interested in franchise opportunities should ask for Dave Iuppa, VP of Franchising or email him at

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