California Closets

California Closets

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Initial Investment

LOW: $127,500
HIGH: $377,000

Change in Units

Promoted Opportunities

Company Profile

Founded

1978

Franchising Since

1982 (34 Years)

Corporate Address

1716 Fourth St. Berkeley, CA 94710

CEO

Bill Barton

Parent Company

California Closet Company, Inc.

About California Closets

Since 1979, California Closets has been creating custom closets and storage units for all rooms of the home. At showrooms, designers meet with clients to discuss their needs, present design proposals and place orders. Orders are filled in California Closets' workshops, and the finished products are installed in customers' homes. The company creates storage solutions for closets, utility rooms, garages, home offices and other parts of the home.

Financials

Financial Requirements

Initial Investment

$127,500 - $377,000

Net-worth Requirement

$400,000

Liquid Cash Requirement

$150,000

Ongoing Fees

Initial Franchise Fee

$40,000

Ongoing Royalty Fee

6%

Ad Royalty Fee

3%

Financing Options

California Closets has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: 
franchise fee, startup costs, equipment, inventory, accounts receivable, payroll

Franchise 500® Rank History

  • 2012 - 417

* Not all years were ranked

Units (Locations)

Where Seeking Franchisees:
Franchisor is seeking new franchise units in the following regions/states: See List

Operations & Franchisor Support

Training Onsite: 2 weeks

Training at headquarters: 1 week

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

Marketing Support
Co-op Advertising
Ad Slicks
Regional Media

Number of employees required to run: 8

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Updated: November 5th, 2014

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