Not Ranked

Initial Investment

LOW: $56,300
HIGH: $61,375

Change in Units

+4.0% +6 UNITS (1 Year)
+9.3% +14 UNITS (3 Years)

Promoted Opportunities

Company Profile

Founded

1975

Franchising Since

1983 (33 Years)

Corporate Address

7111-7115 Ohms Ln. Minneapolis, MN 55439

CEO

Gary Smith

About Color Glo Int'l.

After years in the automotive reconditioning industry, C. Everett Smith was not satisfied with the quality of existing products. So when he started Color Glo, he opened his own research and development labs and hired chemists to develop a proprietary line of restoration and repair products. Color Glo's original eight products have now grown to over 100. Color Glo franchisees use these products to clean, repair and re-dye leather, vinyl, fabric, carpet, plastic, fiberglass and other materials. They serve both residential and commercial customers, including the automotive, marine and aviation markets.

Financials

Financial Requirements

Initial Investment

$56,300 - $61,375

Net-worth Requirement

$49,800

Ongoing Fees

Initial Franchise Fee

$25,000

Ongoing Royalty Fee

4%+

Financing Options

Color Glo Int'l. offers in-house financing to cover the following: equipment, inventory

Color Glo Int'l. has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: 
franchise fee, startup costs, accounts receivable, payroll

Veteran Incentives


10% off franchise fee

Franchise 500® Rank History

  • 2006 - 319
  • 2011 - 125
  • 2014 - 304

* Not all years were ranked

Units (Locations)

Where Seeking Franchisees:
Franchisor is seeking new franchise units worldwide.

Operations & Franchisor Support

Training Onsite: 1 week

Training at headquarters: 2 weeks

Ongoing Support
Purchasing Co-ops
Newsletter
Meetings
Toll-Free Line
Internet
Security
Field Operations

Marketing Support
Co-op Advertising
Ad Slicks
Regional Media
National Media

Absentee Ownership Allowed

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Updated: February 5th, 2016

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