ZIPS Dry Cleaners Franchise Review

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Franchise Info

ZIPS Dry Cleaners, “The Real Deal”, with professional cleaning and “In by 9, out by 5” same day service.

How much does an ZIPS Dry Cleaners business cost to open?

ZIPS Dry Cleaners has an initial franchise fee of up to $30,000, with a overall upfront investment range from $745,700 to $1,300,000.

  • Initial Franchise Fee: $30,000
  • Total Investment: $745,700 to $1,300,000
  • Working Capital: $100,000 to $200,000
  • Royalty Fee: 6.0%

The initial purchase price of any franchised business includes several fees. Check out this franchise opportunity to better understand the specific costs required to buy an ZIPS Dry Cleaners, such as franchise fees, real estate costs, pre-opening advertising, and equipment purchases. It should be noted that, franchisors are required to provide you with details about all initial fees. These fees include those that are actually paid when signing the franchise agreement and commitments to fees you are required to pay. Another important consideration to review is whether the initial fees are refundable or not. The franchise system is required to disclose what conditions any of the initial fees are refundable. A franchise must also provide details of a range of fees if their initial fees are not uniform 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 does an ZIPS Dry Cleaners franchise owner make?

As with any new investment opportunity, there needs to be a solid ROI and net profit potential. The specific franchisee's income and the revenue from an ZIPS Dry Cleaners business depends on a lot of different factors. One way to confirm the potential revenues or profits generated from a ZIPS Dry Cleaners franchise investment is to review the franchisor's Item 19 within their FDD. This is called an earnings claim. This is not required within a franchisor's disclosure and approximately 68% of all franchisors that we research and study will disclose financial performance data within Item 19 of their FDD. Some franchisors may provide limited information such as average gross revenues. This type of financial data is not always helpful to assess profitability for you directly. So review systemwide sales data with caution. As expected, typically earnings and owner's income are correspond to the overall size of the initial investment. The larger the initial investment, the larger return you could anticipate. Another factor to owner's salary potential is based on the number of locations you purchase. If you buy multiple units (typically referred to as Area Development Agreements), you can anticipate that as you open the next unit, you will earn a multiple on your profits. Demand for your products, your labor costs in your city, commercial lease rates and a number of other variables are important factors in determining your profit margin and your take-home income. Your future returns are associated with the overall franchisor's success. Your returns and owner's income is not just reliant on how well your own location operates, you should review how well the entire franchise system is performing. Determine how the franchise company makes money and analyze their financial returns.

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How many franchise locations does ZIPS Dry Cleaners franchise system have?

As of the 2020 Franchise Disclosure Document, there are 63 franchised ZIPS Dry Cleaners locations in 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 ZIPS Dry Cleaners franchise opportunities in my area?

Based on 2020 FDD data, ZIPS Dry Cleaners has franchise locations in 11 states. There may be zero outlets in several states as each franchise plans their growth strategy differently. Certain states also require franchisors to register their franchise opportunity and file their Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD) with state examiners prior to selling franchise opportunities to people living in that state. These registration states have examiners review a franchise company's FDD to confirm it satisfies state regulatory conditions. In addition to registration states, some other states have enacted supplemental franchise or business opportunity laws that require franchisors to provide their franchise within the state. In almost all instances the filing is simply a notice with the state. Unlike franchise registration states, the franchise filing states do not review a franchisor's FDD.

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Based on the data collected this franchise is growing into new markets and might be available in your city.

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Last Reviewed: 2020

ZIPS Dry Cleaners Franchise STATS

Total Investment
$745,700 - $1,300,000
Franchise Fee
$30,000
Franchise agreement
Initial Term
10 Years
Renewal Term
5 Years
Franchise outlet growth
2012
14
2019
63
Ongoing fees
Royalty
6.0%
ad fees
1.5%
# of franchised outlets
63

FAQS

Do they provide any initial training and opening assistance?

Yes, they have an initial training program of 240 hours. This includes 44 hours of classroom training, 196 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 196
Classroom 44
Total 240

Do they offer Territory Protections?

ZIPS Dry Cleaners offers territory protections. For an explanation of territory rights, unlock this franchise opportunity for more details.

Do they have computer and technology support in place?

Yes, ZIPS Dry Cleaners offers comprehensive support for franchisees. Unlock this franchise to find out more.


How long ago did they start franchising?

They began franchising in 2006. The average Laundry & Dry Cleaning franchise began franchising in 2011.


Does ZIPS Dry Cleaners offer lending options?

No, but you can click here to fill out our affordability calculator and understand your financing options.

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