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What is this franchise about?

Presents of Mine specializes in personalized and monogrammed items for any occasion, including birthdays, weddings, housewarming gifts, baby showers, and more.


What does it sell and how is money made?

The Presents of Mine unique business model allows customized items to be made the same day they are ordered. Presents of Mine creates a personal touch to baby gifts, wedding gifts, pillows, business gifts, purses, apparel, home gifts, and more.

Customers can choose from a variety of personalization options, including embroidery fonts, monogram format, fabric patterns, jewelry fonts, and more.

In addition to gift items sold, Presents of Mine franchisees will sell popular personalized trends, like monogrammed raincoats, quarter zips, tank tops, baseball hats, and other forms of apparel. Common customers include school sports teams, businesses looking for logo items, and others.

Initial Franchise Fee:
$100,000 - $250,000
Startup Costs:
$266,006 - $491,140
Revenue Range:
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Royalty:
No Royalties
Founded:
2014
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What is this franchise about?

Uptown Cheapskate is a retail franchise that re-sells stylish, brand name, gently used clothing, handbags, and other accessories at an affordable price.


What does it sell and how is money made?

The upscale consignment shop sells quality second-hand clothing from brands such as Nordstrom, Urban Outfitters, Michale Kors, J. Crew, Banana Republic, and more.

Customers not only shop at Uptown Cheapskate, but they can sell their own clothes for cash back. The store buys items based on condition, style, inventory levels, and what will sell well in the store.

Uptown Cheapskate typically sells to a high school and college-aged young adult demographic.

Initial Franchise Fee:
$25,000
Startup Costs:
$302,763 - $487,763
Revenue Range:
$1,026,099 - $1,840,259
Royalty:
5%
Founded:
2009
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What is this franchise about?

Apricot Lane continues to keep up with the latest fashion trends and has earned its strong place in the fast fashion retail industry.


What does it sell and how is money made?

The retail store sells a variety of fashion brands and merchandise ranging from apparel, jewelry, handbags, and accessories and consumers can purchase the trendiest runway styles without the luxurious, expensive price tag.

Franchisees provide customers with styles straight from the runway, affordable pricing, limited production of items to keep them unique, continuous flow of new inventory, and updated interpretations of hot runway looks.

Apricot Lane franchisees are part of the enormous womens apparel industry that is continuing to grow, and the industry is expected to see a 17.2% growth by 2020.

Initial Franchise Fee:
$15,000 - $34,500
Startup Costs:
$132,550 - $329,800
Revenue Range:
$124,338 - $3,633,358
Royalty:
5.5%
Founded:
1996
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What is this franchise about?

Ace Hardware is the favorite local hardware store in communities across the country. With locations independently owned and operated by local entrepreneurs, these hard-working men and women are part of the fabric of your community.


What does it sell and how is money made?

ACE Hardware provides convenience and quality service to its customers for all their individual needs; whether its key cutting, propane refills. Installations, glass or screen repair, computerized paint-color matching, or other service, ACE Hardware helps get the job done.

The hardware franchise features popular brands in their store, like Benjamin Moore, BLACK + DECKER, Craftsman, and more.

Clients can shop from a dozen departments, purchase gift cards, and benefit from delivery and postal services.

Initial Franchise Fee:
$5,000
Startup Costs:
$272,000 - $1,600,000
Revenue Range:
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Royalty:
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Founded:
1928
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What is this franchise about?

We all have random batteries and light bulbs lying around, but most of the time its not the batteries we need. Batteries Plus Bulbs provides the solution: they sell and recycle batteries and light bulbs of various sizes and voltage.


What does it sell and how is money made?

Each store has an initial inventory of between 800 to 1,100 different types of batteries and other related products.

The stores provide batteries that can power everything from ATVs to Zambonis whatever the customer is looking for, they can find it at Batteries Plus Bulbs.

The franchise also offers various device services: repair and replacement of screens and batteries in items such as smartphones, tablets and other electronic devices, and key fob repair and replacement services.

Initial Franchise Fee:
$25,000 - $37,500
Startup Costs:
$189,250 - $366,350
Revenue Range:
$176,947-$4,047,133
Royalty:
5.0%
Founded:
1996
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What is this franchise about?

The Discount Party Store offers quality party supply resources for all party needs. Whether its a birthday party, baby shower, or other theme party, the Discount Party Store has all the supplies you need.


What does it sell and how is money made?

Customers can find affordable, good quality party supplies for any occasion and theme.

Balloons, custom banners, gift or goodie bags,party hats, you name it, Discount Party Store has it.

The stores receive new inventory every month, which features hundreds of fantastic, new items party planners can enjoy.

Initial Franchise Fee:
$0
Startup Costs:
$81,900
Revenue Range:
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Royalty:
No Royalties
Founded:
1992
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What is this franchise about?

With customers using grocery chains for all their perishable groceries, dollar stores are in a prime position to provide all household necessities.


What does it sell and how is money made?

Dollar Store Services provide everyday items all priced at one dollar. This includes cleaning supplies, personal grooming items, grocery store necessities, snack foods, party supplies, all from national, recognized brands.

Owners of the franchise can choose to open $1, $2, or $3 dollar stores, as well as Dollar Plus or 99 cent stores.

The Big Box Dollar Store option is amplified version of the classic store. It is like a mini-grocery store stocked with a variety of products from over 40 other departments, priced at one dollar. The inclusion of freezers and coolers allows owners to sell perishable items.

Initial Franchise Fee:
$0
Startup Costs:
$69,900 - $699,900
Revenue Range:
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Royalty:
No Royalties
Founded:
1993
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What is this franchise about?

Initially starting as a small family-owned business, EmbroidMe has become the largest apparel and promotional products franchise with retail stores around the world.


What does it sell and how is money made?

The business provides customers with embroidery, garment, and screen printing services so they can create their own customized apparel.

EmbroidMe also has Awards and Incentive programs where customers can go beyond a typical award and deliver a meaningful message of recognition with their skillfully engraved trophies or plaques.

The company covers four industries: construction, educational, healthcare, and not-for-profit.

Initial Franchise Fee:
$49,500
Startup Costs:
$107,354 - $240,867
Revenue Range:
$41,912 - $1,760,370
Royalty:
6.0%
Founded:
2000
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What is this franchise about?

Opening back in 1985, FastSigns provides the highest quality services for your needs. Now FastSigns has more than 400 stores making banners, architectural letters, vehicle graphics, and other products.


What does it sell and how is money made?

Clients choose FastSigns to differentiate their business from their competitors with their emerging sign and graphic trends that grasps the attention of customers.

FastSigns planners, developers, and designers handle as aspects of signage, such as installation, design, surveying and permitting, content development, shipping, storage, and project management.

Clients can turn to FastSigns for a solution to their marketing questions. They will help you build a plan to meet your business objectives.

Initial Franchise Fee:
$49,750
Startup Costs:
$197,171 - $313,135
Revenue Range:
$613,730 (median) - $785,297 (average)
Royalty:
3.0% - 6.0%
Founded:
1986
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What is this franchise about?

When summer starts and the days get warmer, its time to ditch the sneakers and bring out the flip flops. After the first store opening in Boston, Flip Flop Shops has become one of the biggest flip flop and footwear retailers in the country. Prioritizing comfort and function, Flip Flop Shops provides top shoe products youll wear all summer long.


What does it sell and how is money made?

Flip Flop Shops footwear goes beyond the beach, their quality flip flops and casual footwear can be worn anywhere, any time. The retailer has a wide selection of shoes to fit your mood or style.

Their catalog carries several, popular shoe brands, including Olukai, Birkenstock, Cobian, Crocs, Reef, and Bearpaw.

Besides stylish shoes, Flip Flop Shops also sell excellent customer service and memorable retail experiences.

Initial Franchise Fee:
$35,000
Startup Costs:
$165,800 - $310,500
Revenue Range:
$380,716 (median) - $417,783 (average)
Royalty:
5.0%
Founded:
2004
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What is this franchise about?

Good Feet produces high quality arch supports to give customers the relief and comfort they desire.


What does it sell and how is money made?

Good Feets supports provide the alignment that the body needs alleviating foot, knee, and back pain.

Customers come into a Good Feet store with a foot problem and need a solution. Their arch support specialists spend time with the customer so they get a better understanding of their work environment, daily activities, and their preferred shoe style.

Good Feet has over 300 styles and sizes of arch supports, and since everybodys feet are different, customers are guaranteed a personalized arch support fitting to alleviate their specific issues.

Initial Franchise Fee:
$25,000
Startup Costs:
$123,770 - $229,275
Revenue Range:
$129,792 - $2,414,897
Royalty:
5.0%
Founded:
2004
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What is this franchise about?

Fully Promoted is one of the largest branded products and marketing services franchises in the world, with more than 300 stores in more than 11 countries.


What does it sell and how is money made?

Fully Promoted is a one-stop-shop for complete marketing solutions.

Customers can turn to Fully Promoted for high-quality products and professional marketing strategies to improve their business.

The business service stays on top of the latest trends and adapts to their clients needs. This includes branded apparel, screen printing, embroidery, business printing, digital marketing, and more.

Initial Franchise Fee:
$29,500
Startup Costs:
$107,354 - $240,867
Revenue Range:
$41,912-$1,760,370
Royalty:
6%
Founded:
2000
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Shopping & Retail Franchise Opportunities

The retail sector is the largest private employer in the United States, directly or indirectly supporting 42 million jobs and generating $2.6 trillion annually. It is predicted that franchise retail sales will grow in year 2020. The shopping and retail industry already generates an estimated 17% of total U.S. GDP. Perhaps surprisingly, most retailers in the U.S. are small businesses and franchises, not big box stores.

Shopping and retail franchises include clothing boutiques, hardware stores, discount party stores, and many more brick and mortar store fronts and kiosks. Franchises can connect with local vendors and local community needs. This is a huge advantage that franchises have over the growing e-commerce competition.

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Shopping and retail franchises generate $2.6 plus trillion in revenue annually

It is predicted that in year 2020, franchise retail sales will grow 10%

Shopping and retail generate 17% of total U.S. GDP annually

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