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Primrose School Franchising Co.

2014 Franchise 500
#147
At a Glance

Products & Services: Educational child care

Number of Locations: 283

Total Investment: $663.6K - $4.6M

Founded: 1982

Began Franchising: 1988

About Primrose School Franchising Co.

Primrose Schools offer year-round programs for children from six weeks to six years old, including after-school enrichment and summer programs. Each school is a licensed educational childcare facility. Primrose School Franchising Co. provides continuing education for all teachers, as well as corporate Quality Assurance programs.

Franchise Units

Year U.S. Canadian International Company Owned
2014 282 0 0 1
2013 273 0 0 1
2012 247 0 0 1
2011 229 0 0 1
2010 212 0 0 1
Where Seeking Franchisees: Franchisor is seeking new franchise units throughout the U.S.
Direct Capital

Startup Costs, Ongoing Fees and Financing

Total Investment: $663,575 - $4,649,675
Franchise Fee: $70,000
Ongoing Royalty Fee: 2-7%
Term of Franchise Agreement: 10 years, renewable
Financial Requirements
Net Worth: $500,000 - $750,000
Liquid Cash Available: $350,000 - $500,000
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: 1 week. In-school training : 2 weeks.
Ongoing Support: Meetings, Grand opening, Security/safety procedures, Field operations/evaluations, Purchasing cooperatives
Marketing Support: Co-op advertising, Ad slicks, National media, Regional advertising,

Franchise Ranking History

Franchise 500®: #147 (2014), #132 (2013), #137 (2012), #158 (2011), #180 (2010),

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