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Club Z! In-Home Tutoring Services

2014 Franchise 500
#114
At a Glance

Products & Services: In-home tutoring

Number of Locations: 403

Total Investment: $27.7K - $51.6K

Founded: 1995

Began Franchising: 1998

About Club Z! In-Home Tutoring Services

The first Club Z! opened in Tampa, Florida, in 1995 and Tampa remains the location of the company's headquarters today. Franchisees offer one-on-one in-home tutoring services, including ACT and SAT prep, foreign languages, computers and music, and other academic subjects. As an approved supplemental educational services provider in over 40 states, Club Z! also provides free tutoring at libraries, community centers, churches, and schools under the No Child Left Behind Act.

Franchise Units

Year U.S. Canadian International Company Owned
2013 397 6 0 0
2012 399 5 0 0
2011 398 6 0 0
2010 420 7 0 0
Where Seeking Franchisees: Franchisor is seeking new franchise units worldwide.

Startup Costs, Ongoing Fees and Financing

Total Investment: $27,650 - $51,600
Franchise Fee: $19,750 - $39,750
Ongoing Royalty Fee: 6-8%
Term of Franchise Agreement: 7 years, renewable
Financial Requirements
Net Worth: $100,000
Liquid Cash Available: $30,000
Operations
Franchise can be run from home. 3% of all franchisees own more than one unit. Number of employees needed to run franchised unit: 1 - 1. Absentee ownership of franchise is allowed. (99% of current franchisees are owner/operators).

How This Franchise Supports Franchisees

Training: Available at headquarters: 2 days. At franchisee's location: 2 days.
Ongoing Support: Newsletter, Meetings, Toll-free phone line
Marketing Support: Regional advertising,

Franchise Ranking History

Franchise 500®: #114 (2014), #173 (2013), #236 (2012), #93 (2011), #101 (2010),
Low-Cost: #23 (2013), #41 (2012), #19 (2011), #27 (2010),
Top Home-Based: #24 (2014), #35 (2013), #68 (2012), #23 (2011), #29 (2010),
America's Top Global: #149 (2013), #184 (2012), #78 (2011), #83 (2010),