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Sir Speedy Printing & Marketing Services

2015 Franchise 500
#418
At a Glance

Products & Services: Printing, signs, marketing services

Number of Locations: 272

Total Investment: $213.9K - $263.9K

Founded: 1968

Began Franchising: 1968

About Sir Speedy Printing & Marketing Services

The first Sir Speedy printing center opened in 1968 in Costa Mesa, California. Today the company is headquartered in nearby Mission Viejo, California, as a part of Franchise Services Inc., which also franchises PIP Printing & Marketing Services, TeamLogic IT and Signal Graphics Printing. Sir Speedy franchisees offer printing and marketing services, including digital and offset printing, copying and mailing services, direct marketing and promotional products.

Franchise Units

Year U.S. Canadian International Company Owned
2014 189 2 81 0
2013 210 2 86 0
2012 237 2 92 0
2011 251 2 103 2
2010 270 2 106 5
Where Seeking Franchisees: Franchisor is seeking new franchise units worldwide.
Direct Capital

Startup Costs, Ongoing Fees and Financing

Total Investment: $213,854 - $263,854
Franchise Fee: $25,000
Ongoing Royalty Fee: 4-6%
Term of Franchise Agreement: 20 years, renewable
Veteran Incentives: $3,750 off franchise fee
Financial Requirements
Net Worth: $450,000
Liquid Cash Available: $125,000 - $175,000
Operations
5% of all franchisees own more than one unit. Number of employees needed to run franchised unit: 3 - 5. Absentee ownership of franchise is allowed. (99% 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: 2 weeks. At franchisee's location: 2 weeks. At regional meetings : 1-3 days.
Ongoing Support: Newsletter, Meetings, Toll-free phone line, Grand opening, Internet, Security/safety procedures, Field operations/evaluations, Purchasing cooperatives
Marketing Support: Ad slicks, National media,
Other marketing support: Direct-mail & marketing collaterals

Franchise Ranking History

Franchise 500®: #418 (2015), #425 (2014), #320 (2013), #309 (2012), #297 (2011), #285 (2010),
America's Top Global: #197 (2014),

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