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The Joint Corp.

2014 Franchise 500
#183
At a Glance

Products & Services: Chiropractic services

Number of Locations: 166

Total Investment: $110.2K - $271K

Founded: 1999

Began Franchising: 2003

About The Joint Corp.

Based in Scottsdale, Arizona, The Joint Corp. began franchising chiropractic clinics in 2003. Each location offers walk-in chiropractic adjustments, with no insurance necessary, as well as a membership program for patients to receive routine chiropractic care.

Franchise Units

Year U.S. Canadian International Company Owned
2013 166 0 0 0
2012 52 0 0 0
2011 26 0 0 1
2010 18 0 0 1
Where Seeking Franchisees: Franchisor is seeking new franchise units throughout the U.S.

Startup Costs, Ongoing Fees and Financing

Total Investment: $110,175 - $271,025
Franchise Fee: $29,000
Ongoing Royalty Fee: 7%
Term of Franchise Agreement: 10 years, renewable
Financial Requirements
Net Worth: $100,000
Liquid Cash Available: $100,000
Operations
38% of all franchisees own more than one unit. Number of employees needed to run franchised unit: 3 - 5. Absentee ownership of franchise is allowed. (100% of current franchisees are owner/operators).
Financing Type In-House Third Party
Franchise Fee
Startup Costs
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Accounts Receivable
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How This Franchise Supports Franchisees

Training: Available at headquarters: 1 week. At franchisee's location: 3 days.
Ongoing Support: Meetings, Toll-free phone line, Grand opening, Internet, Security/safety procedures, Field operations/evaluations, Lease Negotiation
Marketing Support: Co-op advertising, Ad slicks, National media, Regional advertising,
Other marketing support: PR

Franchise Ranking History

Franchise 500®: #183 (2014), #285 (2013),
Fastest-Growing: #32 (2014), #103 (2013),

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