Not Ranked

Initial Investment

LOW: $111,973
HIGH: $177,791

Change in Units

0.0% 0 UNITS (1 Year)
-21.4% -3 UNITS (3 Years)

Promoted Opportunities

Company Profile

Founded

1979

Franchising Since

1979 (37 Years)

Corporate Address

221 First Executive Ave. St. Peters, MO 63376

CEO

Joseph Lynch

Parent Company

Franchise Concepts, Inc.

About Deck The Walls

Deck The Walls began in 1979 as Frame It, a chain that grew to 13 stores in the Houston area. The company, which began franchising soon after its founding, changed its name in 1983.
Deck The Wall stores, which are located in shopping malls and centers, sell art reproductions and limited editions. Each store also offers custom framing.
Deck The Walls is part of Franchise Concepts Inc., a group that also includes Framing & Art Centres and The Great Frame Up.

Financials

Financial Requirements

Initial Investment

$111,973 - $177,791

Net-worth Requirement

$250,000

Liquid Cash Requirement

$75,000

Ongoing Fees

Initial Franchise Fee

$30,000

Ongoing Royalty Fee

6%

Ad Royalty Fee

1.5%

Financing Options

Deck The Walls has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: 
startup costs, equipment, inventory

Veteran Incentives


$5,000 off initial franchise fee

Franchise 500® Rank History

  • 2006 - 484
  • 2010 - 497

* Not all years were ranked

Units (Locations)

Where Seeking Franchisees:
Franchisor is seeking new franchise units throughout the U.S.

Operations & Franchisor Support

Training Onsite: 1 week

Training at headquarters: 2 weeks

Additional Training: Convention & trade shows

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
National Media

Absentee Ownership Allowed

Number of employees required to run: 2 - 4

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Updated: October 1st, 2015

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