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Minuteman Press Int'l. Inc.

2014 Franchise 500
#75
At a Glance

Products & Services: Printing, graphics and mailing center

Number of Locations: 931

Total Investment: $63.6K - $185.96K

Founded: 1973

Began Franchising: 1975

About Minuteman Press Int'l. Inc.

Minuteman Press was founded in 1973 as Minuteman Press Corp. In 1975 it was incorporated as Minuteman Press International Inc. and began franchising. The company is based in Farmingdale, New York, and has more than 900 locations in the United States and internationally.

Franchise Units

Year U.S. Canadian International Company Owned
2014 699 78 154 0
2013 693 75 154 0
2012 699 73 144 0
2011 711 74 142 0
2010 730 73 135 0
Where Seeking Franchisees: Franchisor is seeking new franchise units worldwide.
Direct Capital

Startup Costs, Ongoing Fees and Financing

Total Investment: $63,550 - $185,962
Franchise Fee: $21,000 - $45,500
Ongoing Royalty Fee: 6%
Term of Franchise Agreement: 35 years, renewable
Financial Requirements
Liquid Cash Available: $50,000
Operations
1% of all franchisees own more than one unit. Number of employees needed to run franchised unit: 3. Absentee ownership of franchise is allowed. (98% of current franchisees are owner/operators).
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: 2 weeks. At franchisee's location: 1-2 weeks. Ongoing support
Ongoing Support: Newsletter, Meetings, Toll-free phone line, Grand opening, Internet, Security/safety procedures, Field operations/evaluations, Lease Negotiation
Marketing Support: Ad slicks, Regional advertising,
Other marketing support: Ongoing in-field training

Franchise Ranking History

Franchise 500®: #75 (2014), #75 (2013), #74 (2012), #74 (2011), #53 (2010),
America's Top Global: #83 (2014), #66 (2013), #66 (2012), #64 (2011), #46 (2010),

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