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ABC Inc.

2014 Franchise 500
#476
At a Glance

Products & Services: Seamless siding, gutters, windows, roofing

Number of Locations: 106

Total Investment: $81K - $268.5K

Founded: 1973

Began Franchising: 1978

About ABC Inc.

Founded by Gerald Beyers in 1973, ABC Seamless provides homeowners with seamless siding sales and installation. Originally a general remodeler, today the company offers steel siding, rain gutter and window installations. In 1995, Beyers was inducted into the North Dakota Entrepreneur Hall of Fame.

Franchise Units

Year U.S. Canadian International Company Owned
2014 97 0 0 9
2013 98 0 0 9
2012 98 0 0 9
2011 106 0 0 9
2010 108 0 0 9
Where Seeking Franchisees: Franchisor is seeking new franchise units in the following states:
Alaska, Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Iowa, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Michigan, Missouri, Mississippi, Montana, Midwest, Nebraska, North Carolina, Northeast, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, Nevada, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South, South Carolina, South Dakota, Southeast, Southwest, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Vermont, West, Washington, Wisconsin, West Virginia, Wyoming.
Direct Capital

Startup Costs, Ongoing Fees and Financing

Total Investment: $81,000 - $268,500
Franchise Fee: $12,000
Ongoing Royalty Fee: 2-5%
Term of Franchise Agreement: 10 years, renewable
Veteran Incentives: Up to 50% off franchise fee
Direct Capital
Financing Type In-House Third Party
Franchise Fee
Startup Costs
Equipment
Inventory
Accounts Receivable
Payroll

How This Franchise Supports Franchisees

Training: Available at headquarters: Ongoing. At franchisee's location: 3 weeks. Monthly sales training class at corporate headquarters; Annual & regional meetings for 2-4 days
Ongoing Support: Newsletter, Meetings, Toll-free phone line, Internet, Security/safety procedures, Field operations/evaluations
Marketing Support: Ad slicks,
Other marketing support: Advertising products

Franchise Ranking History

Franchise 500®: #476 (2014), #447 (2013), #395 (2012), #370 (2011), #408 (2010),

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