Tint World

At a Glance

Products & Services: Auto accessories, audio video, security, window tinting and appearance services

Number of Locations: 40

Total Investment: $108.2K - $199.6K

Founded: 1982

Began Franchising: 2007

About Tint World

Tint World locations specialize in automotive, residential, commercial and marine window tinting and security-film services. Other services include auto security, electronics, audio/video, styling, custom wheels and tires, detailing and reconditioning. The company was founded in 1982 and began franchising in 2007.

Franchise Units

Year U.S. Canadian International Company Owned
2015 38 1 1 0
2014 34 1 0 0
2013 28 0 0 0
2012 21 0 0 0
2011 13 0 0 0
Where Seeking Franchisees: Franchisor is seeking new franchise units worldwide.

Startup Costs, Ongoing Fees and Financing

Total Investment: $108,224 - $199,568
Franchise Fee: $20,000 - $35,000
Ongoing Royalty Fee: 6%
Term of Franchise Agreement: 15 years, renewable
Veteran Incentives: 10% off franchise fee
Financial Requirements
Net Worth: $150,000
Liquid Cash Available: $50,000
25% of all franchisees own more than one unit. Number of employees needed to run franchised unit: 3. Absentee ownership of franchise is allowed. (60% of current franchisees are owner/operators).
Financing Type In-House Third Party
Franchise Fee
Startup Costs
Accounts Receivable

How This Franchise Supports Franchisees

Training: Available at headquarters: 2 weeks. At franchisee's location: 1 week.
Ongoing Support: Newsletter, Meetings, Toll-free phone line, Grand opening, Internet, Security/safety procedures, Field operations/evaluations, Purchasing cooperatives, Lease Negotiation
Marketing Support: Co-op advertising, Ad slicks, National media, Regional advertising,
Other marketing support: SEO

Franchise Ranking History

Franchise 500®: #380 (2013),