Little Sunshine's Playhouse

At a Glance

Products & Services: Preschool/child care

Number of Locations: 7

Total Investment: $378.7K - $484.5K

Founded: 2002

Began Franchising: 2005

Franchise Units

Year U.S. Canadian International Company Owned
2013 2 0 0 5
2012 2 0 0 5
2011 1 0 0 5
2010 1 0 0 5
Where Seeking Franchisees: Franchisor is seeking new franchise units throughout the U.S.

Startup Costs, Ongoing Fees and Financing

Total Investment: $378,700 - $484,500
Franchise Fee: $70,000
Ongoing Royalty Fee: 7%
Term of Franchise Agreement: 10 years, renewable
Financial Requirements
Net Worth: $500,000
Liquid Cash Available: $100,000
Operations
Number of employees needed to run franchised unit: 20. Absentee ownership of franchise is 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. By phone/online : ongoing.
Ongoing Support: Newsletter, Meetings, Grand opening, Internet, Security/safety procedures, Field operations/evaluations, Lease Negotiation
Marketing Support: Co-op advertising, Ad slicks, Regional advertising,