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VivoPools

2014 Franchise 500
#443
At a Glance

Products & Services: Pool and spa services, repairs, remodeling

Number of Locations: 13

Total Investment: $13.8K - $63.9K

Founded: 2010

Began Franchising: 2011

About VivoPools

VivoPools franchisees offer weekly pool and spa maintenance, pool repairs and upgrades, pool remodeling and commercial pool management services. The California company has been franchising since 2011.

Franchise Units

Year U.S. Canadian International Company Owned
2013 6 0 0 7
2012 7 0 0 6
2011 0 0 0 6
2010 N/A N/A N/A 3
Where Seeking Franchisees: Franchisor is seeking new franchise units worldwide.

Startup Costs, Ongoing Fees and Financing

Total Investment: $13,800 - $63,900
Franchise Fee: $7,200 - $24,000
Ongoing Royalty Fee: 7%
Term of Franchise Agreement: 10 years, renewable
Financial Requirements
Net Worth: $100,000
Liquid Cash Available: $25,000
Operations
Franchise can be run from home. Number of employees needed to run franchised unit: 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: 1 week. At franchisee's location: 1 week.
Ongoing Support: Newsletter, Meetings, Toll-free phone line, Internet, Field operations/evaluations, Purchasing cooperatives
Marketing Support: Co-op advertising, Ad slicks, Regional advertising,
Other marketing support: Radio

Franchise Ranking History

Franchise 500®: #443 (2014),
Top New: #54 (2014),