Abrakadoodle

At a Glance

Products & Services: Art-education programs

Number of Locations: 158

Total Investment: $37.8K - $80.5K

Founded: 2002

Began Franchising: 2004

About Abrakadoodle

Abrakadoodle was started in 2002 by Mary Rogers, who had previously founded another franchise company (Computertots), and Rosemarie Hartnett. They began franchising in 2004. Abrakadoodle franchisees offer art education programs for children from 20 months to 12-years-old, holding classes in public and private schools, community centers and recreation departments. Children are taught a variety of art techniques, and also learn about styles, artists and art history.

Franchise Units

Year U.S. Canadian International Company Owned
2014 48 0 108 2
2013 48 0 89 2
2012 50 0 53 2
2011 52 0 24 2
2010 63 0 6 2
Where Seeking Franchisees: Franchisor is seeking new franchise units worldwide.
Direct Capital

Startup Costs, Ongoing Fees and Financing

Total Investment: $37,842 - $80,492
Franchise Fee: $25,400 - $38,900
Ongoing Royalty Fee: 8%
Term of Franchise Agreement: 10 years, renewable
Veteran Incentives: 10% off franchise fee
Financial Requirements
Net Worth: $100,000
Liquid Cash Available: $50,000
Operations
Franchise can be run from home. Number of employees needed to run franchised unit: 5 - 10. Absentee ownership of franchise is NOT allowed..

How This Franchise Supports Franchisees

Training: Available at headquarters: 5 days. 20-60 hours pre-training at franchisee's location
Ongoing Support: Newsletter, Meetings, Internet, Field operations/evaluations, Purchasing cooperatives
Marketing Support: Ad slicks, National media,
Other marketing support: Intranet, Franchise Advisory Council

Franchise Ranking History

Franchise 500®: #487 (2013), #448 (2011), #346 (2010),
Low-Cost: #95 (2013),
Top Home-Based: #101 (2010),

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