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SuperGlass Windshield Repair

2014 Franchise 500
#170
At a Glance

Products & Services: Windshield repair

Number of Locations: 295

Total Investment: $9.9K - $31K

Founded: 1992

Began Franchising: 1993

About SuperGlass Windshield Repair

SuperGlass Windshield Repair was founded in 1992 by David Casey, Bill Costello and Bill Mitchell in Atlanta. The company began franchising in 1993 and has locations throughout the world, including South Africa, Spain, France and Germany. The private company is based in Orlando, Florida.

Franchise Units

Year U.S. Canadian International Company Owned
2014 269 3 23 0
2013 269 3 23 0
2012 261 3 21 0
2011 248 3 21 0
2010 244 2 18 0
Where Seeking Franchisees: Franchisor is seeking new franchise units worldwide.
Direct Capital

Startup Costs, Ongoing Fees and Financing

Total Investment: $9,910 - $31,000
Franchise Fee: $9,500 - $28,500
Ongoing Royalty Fee: 4%
Term of Franchise Agreement: 10 years, renewable
Veteran Incentives: 10% off franchise fee
Financial Requirements
Net Worth: $15,000
Liquid Cash Available: $15,000
Operations
Franchise can be run from home. 15% of all franchisees own more than one unit. Number of employees needed to run franchised unit: 1. Absentee ownership of franchise is allowed. (95% of current franchisees are owner/operators).

How This Franchise Supports Franchisees

Training: Available at headquarters: 5 days. At franchisee's location: 5 days. Ongoing via forums, emails & conventions
Ongoing Support: Newsletter, Meetings, Toll-free phone line, Grand opening, Internet, Security/safety procedures, Field operations/evaluations, Purchasing cooperatives
Marketing Support: Co-op advertising, Ad slicks, National media, Regional advertising,
Other marketing support: Telephone marketing support with B2B accounts

Franchise Ranking History

Franchise 500®: #170 (2014), #159 (2013), #157 (2012), #161 (2011), #191 (2010),
Low-Cost: #28 (2014), #21 (2013), #23 (2012), #33 (2011), #47 (2010),
Top Home-Based: #40 (2014), #33 (2013), #34 (2012), #44 (2011), #55 (2010),
America's Top Global: #136 (2014), #126 (2013), #126 (2012), #127 (2011), #149 (2010),

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