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Green Franchise Turns Food Waste into Water--On Site

The Industry: The American public agrees that reducing impact on the atmosphere and the earth's resources is important to them. Now businesses are "Going Green" is a worthy goal. A solution that is cost-effective and reduces rats, flies and odors is very attractive to most food purveyors.
Highlights: Having developed a proprietary line of accelerated composting equipment that turns food waste into water, this company is now expanding its reach by adding franchise partners who will sell these systems to the food service companies in their markets. Most franchisees will operate from a home-office. No showroom is necessary.
Buyer Profile: Any sales professional interested in bringing an exciting new product line to businesses in their markets.
Job Description: Franchisees should feel comfortable presenting their products to owners and managers of medium and large-sized food processing companies.
Seeking Franchisees: Nationally.
Investment Requirements: Opening a new unit and reaching break-even is estimated to consume $25,000 to $50,000.

Student Tutoring Franchise

The Industry: Today's schools cater to the masses. Large classrooms and busy schedules cause many children to fall behind in their studies. Tutoring these children back to grade-level is a growing industry.
Highlights: This franchise system offers some of the finest services in the field.
The Offering: This franchisee has exclusive rights to portions of one of the highest growth areas in the Northwest suburbs of Atlanta. Territory includes enough room for up to 5 locations! Furniture/fixtures/educational materials for two full centers is included, along with possible pre-negotiated lease for an outstanding location.
Buyer Profile: If you would enjoy building a great company and helping kids, the franchisor will teach you everything else you need to know.
Investment: Owner returning to corporate job and must sell quickly! $65k for the whole package (franchise license fee value alone is over $60,000).
Next Step: Please call or email The Franchise Doctor for details on how you can get further information. 800 220-8256 or mailto:frandoc@franchisedoc.com

 

Home Remodeling Franchise

The Industry: American homeowners continue to invest in their residences, remodeling, painting and making them more comfortable for their families. Even when interest rates are low, millions of dollars are spent monthly on various types of improvements.
Highlights: This franchise system focuses on the most common remodeling areas on the home. It is aligned with some of the top vendors in the arena. This franchisee averages over $7,200 per sale.
The Offering: This franchisee has exclusive rights to portions of one of the highest growth areas in the Atlanta suburbs. The unit opened in 2004 and has achieved excellent growth.
Buyer Profile: If you enjoy building a great company, the franchisor will teach you everything else you need to know. If you can handle moderate remodeling projects, that would be helpful.
Job Description:The seller handles administrative, bidding and sales functions. Because of physical problems, he is not able to handle installation work. He has a full-time installer and several part-timers.
Investment: This franchise, including all equipment necessary to run the business, inventory and the protected territory can be purchased for $85,000. A buyer with good credit should be able to obtain a loan for amounts exceeding $45,000. If you prefer, you may purchase just the equipment package (original cost: $57,000+) for only $25,000!
Next Step: We have prepared a 21 page Marketing Brochure regarding this great Franchise For Sale By Owner. Please call or email The Franchise Doctor for details on how you can get a copy of this free information. 800 220-8256 or mailto:frandoc@franchisedoc.com

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Internet Consulting Services

The Industry: The Internet continues to reshape the world. Every business without a web presence is searching for a cost effective way to tap its power. Those with a Web Site are looking for ways to generate more customers by improving their sites.
Highlights: This home-based franchise system is a leader in the field offering unique software and hosting solutions to small and medium-sized businesses in any industry. Franchisees fulfill a consulting role by helping business owners understand how the internet can help their companies expand, be more efficient and more profitable. Most clients report an increase in sales and a decrease in expenses. Each franchise focuses on website development, internet marketing and on-going consulting services. After getting a client commitment, the franchisees and their employees gather the necessary information and forward it to production centers affiliated with the franchisor who complete the project. Franchisees make money in three ways: by helping businesses establish their own internet presence; by offering businesses results-oriented internet consulting and marketing services; and by supplying the clients with internet hosting services. Full training will be provided by the franchisor on how to market its wide variety of services. The franchisor provides proprietary internet server systems, website design and development, internet marketing materials, training updates and it is constantly developing new products and services for the network to offer to its clients.
The Offering: The owner purchased this franchise in the Spring of 2004 and has since decided to invest more heavily in the system and operate a Production Center. The franchise may be relocated anywhere in the US and has the rights to sell services nationwide. The franchisor will provide a week-long training class at its headquarters. In addition, the seller will provide transitional training and free production services for the new owner–giving added value to the franchise.
Buyer Profile: These franchises are typically run from home by the owner with just one or two additional employees. No previous experience in marketing or the internet is required. The franchisor has successfully trained owners from a broad range of careers. The buyer should enjoy building a company where business-to-business relationships are important. As a part of this franchise network, you will be positioned to take charge of your future by capitalizing on an explosive opportunity.
Job Description:The franchise owner can focus on the aspects of the business in which he or she excels and hire others to take care of the remaining responsibilities. Typically, new clients are found through networking, advertising and referrals. The salesman meets with potential clients to discuss possible solutions for their business, and gather the information needed to produce the ideal internet solution. This data is then forwarded to programmers who design, develop and implement the web solution on the franchisor's servers. A franchisee may choose to engage several salesmen to help grow the business more rapidly.
Investment: This five-year franchise license is available for less than $65,000.
Next Step: We have a 13 page Marketing Brochure detailing the advantages of this franchise and the assets being sold. Call or email The Franchise Doctor for your copy. 800 220-8256 or mailto:frandoc@franchisedoc.com

Georgia

Hallmark Gold Crown Store

The Industry: Cards & Gifts from the largest manufacturer of cards in the world. Hallmark enjoys a 98% brand awareness among US consumers. Gold Crown Card Stores benefit from the largest loyalty shopping program in the field. Consumer spending for cards and gifts experiences minimal impact from economic trends.
Highlights: Hallmark is the number one name in the gift and card field and employs over 2,000 employees in manufacturing unique items with new products being developed every day. The company offers ongoing training, operations and marketing support. In addition, the owner will provide transitional assistance in the store after the sale. This store is located in an upscale suburban shopping center near Atlanta, Georgia. The unit is situated between two national anchor stores.
The Offering: This store was opened in 2001 by a couple who own another Hallmark store. The owners have decided to sell this store to allow the operator's husband to invest in another industry. While less than a year old, this store's volume is building rapidly. The new owner will have the advantage of stepping into an operating unit, which usually takes 9 to 12 months of development prior to opening.
Buyer Profile: Preferred buyers have retail sales management experience, plus tenure supervising five or more people. Hallmark's extensive training will prepare you to run this outstanding business.
Job Description: The owner handles inventory on a computerized management system, waits on customers and oversees advertising and financial activities.
Investment: The store, equipment, inventory and Hallmark Trademark License Agreement (this is not a franchise) may be purchased by a qualified buyer with a cash investment of approximately $85,000 and an SBA loan.
Next Step: As in all business sales, the owners of this store ask that interested parties sign a

Non-Disclosure Agreement prior to releasing further details about the sale. The Franchise Doctor has prepared an extensive, 20 page Marketing Brochure containing the pertinent information about the business. This will be made available for free to qualified prospects. Please call or email The Franchise Doctor for further information. 800 220-8256 or mailto:frandoc@franchisedoc.com

Retail Art & Custom Framing

The Industry: Home & office decor usually focuses on art or photography. Finding the perfect piece of art is often a time consuming task that must be followed by the selection of a complimentary mat and frame. Whether relocating or redecorating, consumers are regularly in the market for art to enhance their surroundings. Custom framing of art and family photographs is now a $19 Billion dollar a year industry, just in North America.
Highlights: The number one franchisor in this field is the largest retailer of art, custom framing and wall decor in the world. The combined buying power of all the franchised outlets gives franchisees lower inventory costs. The franchisor provides a two week training course covering all details of the business. In addition, the franchisee will provide transitional assistance in the store after the sale.
The Offering: This franchise is located in an upscale suburban shopping center near Atlanta, Georgia in an area that is experiencing rapid growth as the city expands to the north west. The store occupies a prime spot next to a restaurant that is part of a national franchise system and near a day spa. The owners have decided to sell the store to relocate closer to their two daughters and grandchildren in Phoenix.. The owner has built this business to a positive cash flow in its first 12 months of operation.
Buyer Profile: If you enjoy art and helping people improve their surroundings, the franchisor's full training will prepare you to run this outstanding business. The franchisor has a staff of 40 to provide ongoing assistance.
Job Description: The owner waits on customers and produces finished, framed artwork. In addition, he oversees his staff, manages inventory purchasing and the finances of the business.
Investment: The store, equipment, inventory and franchise can be purchased by a qualified buyer with a down payment of approximately $75,000 and an SBA loan. The seller and the franchisor can assist you with financing.
Next Step: As in all business sales, the owners of this business ask interested parties to sign a "Non-Disclosure Agreement" prior to releasing further details about the sale. The Franchise Doctor has prepared an extensive Marketing Brochure containing the pertinent information about the business. This will be made available for free to qualified prospects. Please call or email The Franchise Doctor for further information. 800 220-8256 or mailto:frandoc@franchisedoc.com


Maid Service Poised for Franchise Development

The Industry: The percentage of Mom's working outside the home continues to grow, year-to-year. More and more families are hiring maid services to help keep their homes clean. The industry is estimated at $ 5 Billion annually.
Highlights: This company has developed a unique environmentally friendly cleaning system addressing the needs of home owners and small businesses. Currently there are no franchisors focusing on the public's desire for a non-toxic cleaning solution.
The Offering: This company performs approximately 175 cleanings per month in the Atlanta, Georgia marketplace. The homes and small businesses served lie within the I-285 perimeter highway. The owner devotes approximately 20 hours per week to the business.
Buyer Profile: The ability to hire, train and motivate entry-level workers while providing superior customer service to its up-scale clientele will place the nw owner in a position to grow this business.
Job Description: To maximize profitability, the owner should be prepared to handle scheduling of staff, field new client calls, handle customer service, manage inventory purchasing and the finances of the company.
Investment: The owner of this business is offering the company for sale for an investment of $50,000 down and a note to the seller.
Next Step: As in all business sales, the owners of this business will ask interested parties to sign a "Non-Disclosure Agreement" prior to releasing further details about the sale. The Franchise Doctor has prepared an extensive Marketing Brochure containing the pertinent information about the business. This will be made available for free to qualified prospects. Please call or email The Franchise Doctor for further information. 800 220-8256 or mailto:frandoc@franchisedoc.com

Cafe/Sandwich Shop

The Industry: Lunch continues to be one of the hottest segments of the food industry.
Highlights: This 5-year old cafe is open only for lunch. It serves a variety of subs, deli sandwiches, soups, salads and homemade desserts. In addition to the usual cold drinks, Cuban coffee, cappuccino and espresso are served. The café also offers specialty catering, meeting the menu needs of its customers–often providing items not available in the restaurant. Approximately 50% of its meals are consumed on premises, with the balance taken out by its patrons. The cafe does not deliver its lunches, but does deliver about 50% of its catering fare.
The Offering: This cafe has a good following in its upscale suburban shopping center. Little marketing has reached the surrounding businesses and residences. It's success has been restricted by the illness of the founder and its limited hours--serving lunch only from 11 to 3.
Buyer Profile: This is a family-run business with no previous experience or training in the restaurant industry. Expanding to dinner, promoting its catering services and advertising outside its shopping center will greatly expand this cafe's profitability.
Job Description:Due to the founder's poor health, his wife has been running this cafe. She takes customer orders, handles the cash drawer, oversees staffing, inventory purchasing and finances.
Investment: This unique cafe/sandwich shop can be purchased for a cash investment of just $35,000 with a small note to the seller.
Next Step: We have an 18 page Marketing Brochure detailing this business, its finances, and the assets for sale. Call or email The Franchise Doctor for your copy. 800 220-8256 or mailto:frandoc@franchisedoc.com

Internet Consulting Services Franchise

The Industry: The Internet continues to reshape the world. Every business without a web presence is searching for a cost effective way to tap its power. Those with a Web Site are looking for ways to generate more customers by improving their sites.
Highlights: This 2-year old, home-based franchise has completed a number of projects for its client base that now generate residual income. Franchisees fulfill a consulting role by helping business owners understand how the internet can help their companies expand, be more efficient and more profitable. Most clients report an increase in sales and a decrease in expenses. Each franchise focuses on website development, internet marketing and on-going consulting services. After getting a client commitment, the franchisee and his staff gather the necessary information and forward it to web developers provided by the franchisor who complete the project. Franchisees make money in three ways: by helping businesses establish their own internet presence; by offering businesses results-oriented internet consulting and marketing services; and by supplying the clients with internet hosting services. Full training will be provided by the franchisor on how to market its wide variety of services. The franchisor provides proprietary internet server systems, website design and development, internet marketing materials, training updates and it is constantly developing new products and services for the network to offer to its clients. The franchisor is one of the largest internet Franchisors in the world with over 200 units.
The Offering: The owner has received a unique job offer in an unrelated field and has decided to sell. This franchise has a protected territory in an upscale section of Atlanta, GA but can service clients in any area of the US that is not a part of another franchisee's territory. The seller will provide transitional training and introduce the buyer to each of its clients. In addition, the franchisor will provide a week-long training class at its headquarters.
Buyer Profile: This business is run by the owner with just part-time help from a project manager. He had no previous experience in marketing or the internet. The franchisor has successfully trained owners from a broad range of careers. The buyer should enjoy building a company where Business-to-Business relationships are important. As a part of this global network, you will be positioned to take charge of your future by capitalizing on an explosive opportunity.
Job Description: The business owner can focus on the aspects of the business in which he or she excels and hire others to take care of the remaining responsibilities. Typically, new clients are found through networking, advertising and referrals. The Internet Consultants meet with potential clients to discuss possible solutions for their business, and gather the information needed to produce the ideal internet solution. This data is then forwarded to programmers who design, develop and implement the web solution on the franchisor's servers. A franchisee may choose to engage several Internet Consultants to help grow the business more rapidly.
Investment: As a result of his strong motivation, the seller is willing to offer seller financing for a portion of the purchase price. With a cash investment of $40,000, the seller will finance a small balance over 2 years.
Next Step: We have an 18 page Marketing Brochure detailing this franchise, its finances, and the assets being sold. Call or email The Franchise Doctor for your copy. 800 220-8256 or
mailto:frandoc@franchisedoc.com

Pizza-Take & Bake

The Industry: Pizza- everybody's favorite. High repeat business with great profit margins.
Highlights: This 9 year-old operation sell "take and bake" pizza, with no baking or delivery. Low operating costs and low staffing requirements. The unit serves a very upscale area near Atlanta. Owner's have not reached the unit's potential due to a lack of marketing.
The Offering: This take & bake pizza concept is unique in Atlanta. It has a strong following but does not effectively reach out for new business.
Buyer Profile: This concept needs more of a retail-oriented owner than a chef. Marketing and customer satisfaction at delivery are keys to future success.
Job Description: Owners hire, train & motivate staff, purchase supplies & manage finances. You may want to keep costs low by preparing dough daily. Developing marketing concepts and meeting with other merchants, schools, bands, etc. to develop referral programs.
Investment: Due to seller's health, this business can be purchased with an investment of $40,000 and a note to the seller.
Next Step: We have an 18 page Marketing Package providing an extensive analysis of the business, its performance and its marketplace. Call or Email The Franchise Doctor for your copy. 800 220-8256 or mailto:frandoc@franchisedoc.com

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Acoustical Tile Cleaning

The Industry: Unique niche market cleaning, painting, fire-proofing acoustical ceiling tiles for commercial establishments. Existing tiles can be cleaned, and painted for less than half the cost of replacement. This saves property owners and businesses time and money.
Highlights: This ten year old, Atlanta-based franchise services restaurants, offices and airports in North Georgia. Many jobs are part of major contracts covering many units of a restaurant or retail chain and may cover tens of thousands of square feet.
The Offering: This franchise controls 8 of the largest counties in the Atlanta market with a population base of over 2,700,000 residents. There are a number of long-term contracts in place.
Buyer Profile: A great opportunity for someone with general management or sales experience. Experience in maintenance or property management is useful, but not necessary since the franchisor provides full training.
Job Description:Most franchisees in this system handle management and marketing responsibilities hiring crew chiefs to oversee the work.
Investment: A cash investment of $55,000 with seller financing of the balance.
Next Step: Call The Franchise Doctor for a copy of our 21 page marketing circular giving specifics about this great franchise. 800 220-8256 or mailto:frandoc@franchisedoc.com

Florida

Retail Art & Custom Framing

The Industry: Home & office decor usually focuses on art or photography. Finding the perfect piece of art is often a time consuming task that must be followed by the selection of a complimentary mat and frame. Whether relocating or redecorating, consumers are regularly in the market for art to enhance their surroundings. Custom framing of art and family photographs is now a $19 Billion dollar a year industry, just in North America.
Highlights: The number one franchisor in this field is the largest retailer of art, custom framing and wall decor in the world. The combined buying power of all the franchised outlets gives franchisees lower inventory costs. The stores in the system offer more than 1,000 art prints and more than 1,000 custom frame molding and mat samples. The franchisor provides a two week training course covering all details of the business. In addition, the franchisee will provide transitional assistance in the store after the sale.
The Offering: This franchise is located in an upscale regional mall near the west coast of Florida. The store has been in the Top Ten in the system, based on annual sales volume, yet the potential for further growth remains strong. The owner has decided to downsize their business holdings.
Buyer Profile: If you enjoy art and helping people improve their surroundings, the franchisor's full training will prepare you to run this outstanding business. The franchisor has a staff of 40 to provide ongoing assistance.
Job Description: Owners oversee a staff of employees who wait on customers and produce finished, framed artwork. Owners also manage inventory purchasing and the financial aspects of the business, as well as waiting on customers.
Investment: This franchise occupies a prime spot in a major regional mall. The store, equipment, inventory and franchise can be purchased by a qualified buyer with a down payment of $50,000 to $75,000 and an SBA loan. The seller and the franchisor can assist you with financing.
Next Step: As in all business sales, the owners of this business ask interested parties to sign a "Non-Disclosure Agreement" prior to releasing further details about the sale. The Franchise Doctor has prepared an extensive Marketing Brochure containing the pertinent information about the business. This will be made available for free to qualified prospects. Please call or email The Franchise Doctor for further information. 800 220-8256 or mailto:frandoc@franchisedoc.com

Ceramic Painting Studio

The Industry: Ceramics are used extensively in decorating homes and offices, as gifts and tableware. While selection is generally broad, thousands of people are now expressing their own artistic flair by painting an object to their specifications. Children, grandparents, families, clubs, schools, bridal parties, and office groups are regular customers.
Highlights: The only franchisor in this field now has over 50 units open or in development in 5 countries. The franchisees offer over 400 different bisque items from which to choose. Customers can design their own pattern or select a print out from over 25,000 images on an exclusive design computer that they then paint using any of 48 colors. When they're done, store staff take over, firing and glazing the item for delivery the next day.
This store opened in 1999 and enjoyed a very rapid growth. It is located in an upscale shopping center on the west coast of Florida. The demographics near its store are ideal for this type of business.
The franchise includes exclusive rights to open several more units in the area to enable the buyer to grow a substantial business in this expanding industry. One additional lease has been negotiated.
The Offering: This store is owned by a young couple who have decided to expand their family. The husband has his own career and the wife plans to stay at home. The business produces a strong cash flow for the owners who are willing to sell the business at a competitive price.
Buyer Profile: If you enjoy a fun, energetic place, teaching or helping people express their creativity, the franchisor's full training will prepare you to run this outstanding business. Previous experience in art or ceramics is not required. The franchisor provides ongoing assistance.
Job Description: Owners typically work in the store waiting on customers and overseeing a staff of employees. Owners also manage inventory purchasing and the finances of the business.
Investment: This franchise occupies a prime spot in a major regional shopping center. There is a balance of three years left on the store's lease with renewal options. The store, equipment, inventory and franchise can be purchased by a qualified buyer with a down payment of approximately $75,000 with an SBA loan.
Next Step: As in all business sales, the owners of this business ask interested parties to sign a
"Non-Disclosure Agreement" prior to releasing further details about the sale. The Franchise Doctor
has prepared an extensive Marketing Brochure containing the pertinent information about the
business. This will be made available for free to qualified prospects. Please call or email The
Franchise Doctor for further information. 800 220-8256 or mailto:frandoc@franchisedoc.com

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