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Crunch Franchising LLC

2014 Franchise 500
#400
At a Glance

Products & Services: Fitness center

Number of Locations: 71

Total Investment: $304.5K - $1.4M

Founded: 2010

Began Franchising: 2010

About Crunch Franchising LLC

Franchising since 2010, Crunch fitness centers offer access to workout equipment, personal training, and a variety of classes to base members. Peak members, who pay a higher monthly membership fee, also receive tanning services, free guest passes, and access to an online fitness and nutrition program that includes meal planning, recipes, fitness videos and tools, and nutritional products.

Franchise Units

Year U.S. Canadian International Company Owned
2014 57 0 6 8
2013 35 0 5 2
2012 28 0 3 0
2011 8 0 1 0
2010 6 0 1 0
Where Seeking Franchisees: Franchisor is seeking new franchise units in the U.S.,Africa, Asia, Australia/New Zealand, Canada, Central America, Eastern Europe, Middle East, Mexico, Philippines, South America, Western Europe.
Direct Capital

Startup Costs, Ongoing Fees and Financing

Total Investment: $304,500 - $1,395,500
Franchise Fee: $25,000
Ongoing Royalty Fee: 3.5%
Term of Franchise Agreement: 10 years, renewable
Veteran Incentives: 33% off franchise fee & 33% off royalty fees
Financial Requirements
Net Worth: $1,000,000
Liquid Cash Available: $300,000 - $400,000
Operations
Number of employees needed to run franchised unit: 15. Absentee ownership of franchise is allowed..
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: 2 days. At franchisee's location: 5 days.
Ongoing Support: Newsletter, Meetings, Toll-free phone line, Grand opening, Internet, Security/safety procedures, Field operations/evaluations, Purchasing cooperatives, Lease Negotiation
Marketing Support: Ad slicks, National media, Regional advertising,

Franchise Ranking History

Franchise 500®: #400 (2014),
Top New: #36 (2014), #61 (2013),
America's Top Global: #135 (2014),