Skinny Wimp Moving Co. Franchise Analysis

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Franchise Information

Skinny Wimp Moving Co. offers retail and commercial moving services, including packing and unpacking.

How much does a Skinny Wimp Moving Co. franchise cost?

Skinny Wimp Moving Co. has a franchise fee of up to $35,000, with a overall initial investment range of $70,375 to $356,725.

  • Initial Franchise Fee: $35,000
  • Total Investment: $70,375 to $356,725
  • Working Capital: $15,000 to $50,000
  • Royalty Fee: 6.0%

The upfront investment of any franchised business includes several fees. Check out this investment opportunity to better understand the specific costs required to buy a Skinny Wimp Moving Co., such as territory fees, real estate costs, pre-opening marketing, and furniture and fixtures purchases. As a reminder, franchise companies must to provide you with details about all initial fees. These are not only fees that are actually paid, but also commitments to fees you are required to pay. Another important item to review is whether the upfront fees are refundable to you or not. The franchise system must disclose what conditions any of the upfront fees are refundable. A franchise must also provide details of a range of fees if their initial fees are not the same within the franchise. A thorough review of the Item 5 initial fees will give you the answers needed to make an informed investment decision this franchise.

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How much can I earn by owning a Skinny Wimp Moving Co. franchised business?

As with any new business, the franchise owner's salary and the earnings from a Skinny Wimp Moving Co. business depends on a variety of factors. One way to check on the potential revenues or profits earned from a Skinny Wimp Moving Co. franchise investment is to analzye the franchisor's Item 19 within their FDD. Typically, profits and owner's salary are equitable to the size of the investment and number of locations you buy. Demand for your products, your labor costs, commercial lease rates and several other variables also play a huge role in your bottom line and your personal salary

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How many franchise locations does Skinny Wimp Moving Co. franchise operate?

As of the 2020 Franchise Disclosure Document, there are 17 franchised Skinny Wimp Moving Co. locations across the United States.

Did you know there are over 3,000 franchise opportunities across the United States. More than 80% have less than 10 locations.

Are there any Skinny Wimp Moving Co. franchises in my preferred location?

Based on 2020 FDD data, Skinny Wimp Moving Co. has franchised locations in 10 states.


Based on our research this franchise opportunity is growing into new cities and could be available in your city. While planning your franchise purchase, you always need to be considering what is a good location for my franchise. Review the potential customer base to assess that the area you are looking at has a need or a market for this business.

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Last Reviewed: 2020

Skinny Wimp Moving Co. Franchise INFORMATION

Total Investment
$70,375 - $356,725
Franchise Fee
Franchise agreement
Initial Term
5 Years
Renewal Term
5 Years
Franchise outlet growth
Ongoing fees
ad fees
# of franchised outlets


Do they provide any initial training and opening assistance?

Yes, they have an initial training program of 133 hours. This includes 51 hours of classroom training, 82 hours of on-the-job training, and 0 hours of online training. In their FDD they outline who's in charge of the training. Unlock to find out more.

Online 0
On-the-Job 82
Classroom 51
Total 133

Do they offer Territory Rights?

Skinny Wimp Moving Co. offers territory protections. For an explanation of territorial rights, unlock this franchise opportunity for important details.

Do they have marketing and technology support in place?

No, Skinny Wimp Moving Co. does NOT offer comprehensive support for franchisees.

How long ago did Skinny Wimp Moving Co. begin franchising?

They began franchising in 2016. The average Storage & Facilities franchise began franchising in 2009.

Does Skinny Wimp Moving Co. offer financing support?

Yes. They offer certain financing options within Item 10 of their FDD.

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