AIM Mail Centers

At a Glance

Products & Services: Packing, shipping, postal and business services

Number of Locations: 52

Total Investment: $138.8K - $199.1K

Founded: 1985

Began Franchising: 1989

Franchise Units

Year U.S. Canadian International Company Owned
2013 52 0 0 0
2012 58 0 0 0
2011 66 0 0 0
2010 82 0 0 0
Where Seeking Franchisees: Franchisor is seeking new franchise units worldwide.

Startup Costs, Ongoing Fees and Financing

Total Investment: $138,800 - $199,050
Franchise Fee: $29,950
Ongoing Royalty Fee: 5%
Term of Franchise Agreement: 20 years, renewable
Financial Requirements
Net Worth: $200,000
Liquid Cash Available: $50,000
Operations
10% of all franchisees own more than one unit. Number of employees needed to run franchised unit: 1 - 2. Absentee ownership of franchise is NOT allowed. (100% of current franchisees are owner/operators).
Financing Type In-House Third Party
Franchise Fee
Startup Costs
Equipment
Inventory
Accounts Receivable
Payroll

How This Franchise Supports Franchisees

Training: Available at headquarters: 10 days. At franchisee's location: 3 days. Regional meetings/annual convention
Ongoing Support: Newsletter, Meetings, Toll-free phone line, Grand opening, Internet, Field operations/evaluations, Purchasing cooperatives
Marketing Support: Co-op advertising, Ad slicks, National media, Regional advertising,

Franchise Ranking History

Franchise 500®: #366 (2010),