Mac Tools

2014 Franchise 500
At a Glance

Products & Services: Automotive tools and equipment

Number of Locations: 549

Total Investment: $86.2K - $240.3K

Founded: 1938

Began Franchising: 2011

About Mac Tools

The Mechanics Tool and Forge Company was founded in 1938, and its name was changed to Mac Tools in 1963. Today, Mac Tools is a division of Stanley Black & Decker Inc. and sells automotive tools and equipment. Prior to the start of franchising in 2011, the company offered distributorships.

Franchise Units

Year U.S. Canadian International Company Owned
2014 468 76 0 5
2013 432 84 0 6
2012 101 14 0 7
Where Seeking Franchisees: Franchisor is seeking new franchise units throughout the U.S. and Canada.
Direct Capital

Startup Costs, Ongoing Fees and Financing

Total Investment: $86,190 - $240,305
Franchise Fee: $3,000
Term of Franchise Agreement: 5 years, renewable
Veteran Incentives: $10,000 off startup inventory
Financial Requirements
Liquid Cash Available: $18,000 - $50,000
Direct Capital
Financing Type In-House Third Party
Franchise Fee
Startup Costs
Accounts Receivable

Franchise Ranking History

Franchise 500®: #78 (2014), #238 (2013),
Fastest-Growing: #3 (2014), #18 (2013),
Top New: #1 (2014), #10 (2013),
America's Top Global: #179 (2013),

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