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Total Units
N/A Yearly Data not available
2021 Franchise 500 Rank
N/R Not ranked last year
Initial investment
$112K - $183K

Company Overview

Deck The Walls began in 1979 as Frame It, a chain that grew to 13 stores in the Houston area. The company, which began franchising soon after its founding, changed its name in 1983.
Deck The Wall stores, which are located in shopping malls and centers, sell art reproductions and limited editions. Each store also offers custom framing.
Deck The Walls is part of Franchise Concepts Inc., a group that also includes Framing & Art Centres and The Great Frame Up.

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About Deck The Walls

Industry
Retail
Founded
1979
Parent Company
Franchise Concepts Inc.
Leadership
Joseph Lynch, CEO

Franchising Overview

Franchising Since
1979 (42 years)
# of employees at HQ
11
Where seeking
Franchisor is seeking new franchise units throughout the U.S.

Franchisor Information

Corporate Address
221 First Executive Ave.
St. Peters, MO 63376

Information for Franchisees

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Financial Requirements & Ongoing Fees

Here’s what you can expect to spend to start the business and what ongoing fees the franchisor charges throughout the life of the business.

Initial Franchise Fee
$30,000 - $30,000
Initial Investment
$111,973 - $182,615
Net Worth Requirement
$250,000
Cash Requirement
$75,000
Royalty Fee
6%
Ad Royalty Fee
1.5%
Term of Agreement
10 years
Is franchise term renewable?
Yes

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Financing Options

Some franchisors offer in-house financing, while others have relationships with third-party financing sources to which they refer qualified franchisees.

Third Party Financing
Deck The Walls has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: startup costs, equipment, inventory

Training & Support Offered

Franchisors offer initial training programs and a variety of ongoing support options to help franchisees run their businesses.

On-The-Job Training
32 hours
Classroom Training
80 hours
Additional Training
Convention & trade shows
Ongoing Support
Purchasing Co-ops
Newsletter
Meetings & Conventions
Toll-Free Line
Grand Opening
Online Support
Security & Safety Procedures
Lease Negotiation
Field Operations
Site Selection
Proprietary Software
Franchisee Intranet Platform
Marketing Support
Co-op Advertising
Ad Templates
Regional Advertising
Social Media
SEO
Website Development
Email Marketing
Loyalty Program/App

Operations

Additional details about running this franchise.

Is absentee ownership allowed?
Yes
Can this franchise be run from home/mobile unit?
No
# of employees required to run
2
Are exclusive territories available?
Yes

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