Tide Dry Cleaners

2015 Franchise 500
At a Glance

Products & Services: Dry cleaning

Number of Locations: 35

Total Investment: $632.6K - $1.5M

Founded: 2008

Began Franchising: 2009

About Tide Dry Cleaners

Tide Dry Cleaners franchises are offered by Agile Pursuits Franchising Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Procter & Gamble Company. Each location allows customers to drop off items for dry-cleaning and pick them up 24 hours a day by using drop boxes and lockers. Drive-through and tailoring services are also offered.

Franchise Units

Year U.S. Canadian International Company Owned
2015 26 0 0 9
2014 20 0 0 7
2013 13 0 0 5
2012 13 0 0 2
2011 4 0 0 2
Where Seeking Franchisees: Franchisor is seeking new franchise units in the following states:
Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Mississippi, Montana, Midwest, Nebraska, North Carolina, Northeast, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, Nevada, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South, South Carolina, South Dakota, Southeast, Southwest, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Vermont, West, Washington, Wisconsin, West Virginia, Wyoming.

Startup Costs, Ongoing Fees and Financing

Total Investment: $632,600 - $1,460,300
Franchise Fee: $20,000 - $50,000
Ongoing Royalty Fee: 6.5%
Term of Franchise Agreement: 10 years, renewable
Veteran Incentives: Current incentives for all newcurrent franchisees
Financial Requirements
Net Worth: $1,000,000
Liquid Cash Available: $300,000
Financing Type In-House Third Party
Franchise Fee
Startup Costs
Accounts Receivable

How This Franchise Supports Franchisees

Training: Available at headquarters: 5 weeks.
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,
Other marketing support: PR

Franchise Ranking History

Franchise 500®: #402 (2015), #432 (2014), #470 (2013),
Top New: #49 (2014), #48 (2013),

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