Rent-A-Center Inc.

At a Glance

Products & Services: Rent-to-own furniture, electronics, computers, appliances

Number of Locations: 3,057

Total Investment: $355.4K - $582.2K

Founded: 1980

Began Franchising: 2013

Franchise Units

Year U.S. Canadian International Company Owned
2014 94 0 0 2,963
2013 92 0 0 3,205
2012 N/A N/A N/A 2,949
2011 N/A N/A N/A 2,955
2010 N/A N/A N/A 2,940
Where Seeking Franchisees: Franchisor is seeking new franchise units throughout the U.S.
Direct Capital

Startup Costs, Ongoing Fees and Financing

Total Investment: $355,440 - $582,190
Franchise Fee: $35,000
Ongoing Royalty Fee: 4-6%
Term of Franchise Agreement: 10 years, renewable
Veteran Incentives: $5,000 off franchise fee
Financial Requirements
Net Worth: $500,000
Liquid Cash Available: $200,000
Operations
50% of all franchisees own more than one unit. Number of employees needed to run franchised unit: 4 - 6. Absentee ownership of franchise is allowed. (50% of current franchisees are owner/operators).
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: 1 week. 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,

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