Watermill Express Franchising

Watermill Express Franchising

Water and ice vending machines
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2022 Franchise 500 Rank
N/R Not ranked last year
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Initial investment
$472K - $596K
Units as of 2019
1,266 -2.7% over 3 years

Company Overview

About Watermill Express Franchising

Industry
Food
Founded
1984
Parent Company
Watermill Express LLC
Leadership
Lani Dolifka, CEO

Franchising Overview

Franchising Since
1994 (28 years)
# of employees at HQ
45
Where seeking

This company is seeking new franchisees in the following US states:

# of Units
1,266 (as of 2019)

Franchisor Information

Social
Facebook, Twitter
Corporate Address
177 W. Jessup St.
Brighton, CO 80601

Information for Franchisees

Here’s what you need to know if you’re interested in opening a Watermill Express Franchising franchise.

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
$25,000
Initial Investment
$471,800 - $596,400
Net Worth Requirement
$500,000 - $1,000,000
Veteran Incentives
$1,000 off franchise fee
Royalty Fee
to 7%
Ad Royalty Fee
to 2%
Term of Agreement
10 years
Is franchise term renewable?
Yes

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
Watermill Express Franchising has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: franchise fee, startup costs, equipment, inventory, accounts receivable, payroll

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
24 hours
Classroom Training
23 hours
Ongoing Support
Meetings & Conventions
Toll-Free Line
Grand Opening
Online Support
Field Operations
Site Selection
Proprietary Software
Franchisee Intranet Platform
Marketing Support
Ad Templates
Social Media
SEO
Website Development
Email Marketing
Loyalty Program/App

Operations

Additional details about running this franchise.

Is absentee ownership allowed?
No
Can this franchise be run from home/mobile unit?
Yes
Can this franchise be run part time?
No
Are exclusive territories available?
Yes

Franchise 500 Ranking History

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Updated: February 8th, 2021