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Richard R. Cappadona founded Carico International in 1967. The Company is strategically located across from the Ft. Lauderdale Executive Airport in Florida. The Carico Center is organized on a five-acre site and contains more than 10,000 square feet of facilities that function as marketing support and warehouse operations for its wholesale and private label customer service and financial needs. The name “Carico” is derived from the phrase “Character in Company.” The Company logo is a wreath that is a universally recognized symbol of excellence.
Impact on the Industry
Carico International is a member of the Better Business Bureau, Direct Selling Association, Association of Bridal Consultants, and the National Association (www.mlmlegal.com) for Wedding Professionals. Carico International also works with the American Cancer Society, the American Heart Association, and the National Wellness Foundation.Carico International’s website states that it is one of the fastest growing companies and is a leader in the direct sales industry. Carico International has been recommended for its achievements by state, city, university, and business associations worldwide. Carico International’s rapid growth has created a rapid need for certified consultants, management trainees, and support personnel.
Discussion of Products
Some of the Company’s products include air purification systems, juicers, rapid cookers, stainless steel cookware, UltraVac vacuum storage systems, cutlery, china collections, giftware, barware, and water filtration systems.Carico International also has a bridal registration process. The Company has serviced millions of brides for over 35 years.
Discussion of Opportunity
A prospective representative can start working for Carico International with no previous sales experience. Professionals guide representatives through a training program that utilizes (www.mlmlegal.com) audio and visual aids for success. Representatives are also given valuable on-the-job training by an experienced Carico Manager and are eligible for training within 90 days or less.
To get started, one must begin training and if they are accepted, they will be scheduled for a three-day training program that will prepare them for their new position. The Company provides its representatives with this professional training in addition to valuable seminars at the Company’s expense. The representatives are required to pay a registration fee to cover the costs of manuals, brochures, catalogs, prospectus, mailings, company magazines, literature, and computer set-up.
After completing the three-day training, representatives can begin earning money by implementing what they have learned. Income potential is directly correlated with the consultant’s enthusiasm.
Other Company rewards include trips on Caribbean Cruises, trips to Spain, France, Hawaii, Mexico and many other places three to four times a year.
Carico offers summer internship programs for students. Interns are offered the same opportunities and other representatives. Since the Company’s founding, it has worked with thousands of students to teach them skills they will need for future jobs and careers. The position will require students to arrange to meet with customers, help them select products, answer customer questions, write up their orders, and ask them for referrals.Graduating seniors have the opportunity to apply if they are at least 18 years of age. Management will work closely with (www.mlmlegal.com) students to help them to succeed.
Discussion of Distributor Base and Sales Volume in U.S.
Company Website: www.carico.com
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