1-800-Got-Junk?

1-800-Got-Junk?

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Units as of 2020
153 (3 lost in 3 years)
1.9%
2021 Franchise 500 Rank
#336 Ranked #444 last year
Initial investment
$242K - $290K

Company Overview

Started by a college student in need of a summer job, 1-800-Got-Junk? takes items like furniture, appliances, construction debris and yard refuse from homes to dumps or recycling facilities. Franchisees provide clients with uniformed drivers who provide trash pickup during a scheduled two-hour window.

About 1-800-Got-Junk?

Industry
Services (Other)
Founded
1989
Parent Company
O2E Brands
Leadership
Brian Scudamore, CEO & Founder

Franchising Overview

Franchising Since
1998 (23 years)
# of employees at HQ
300
Where seeking

This company is seeking new franchisees throughout the US.

This company is seeking new franchisees in the following international regions: Australia/New Zealand, Canada

# of Units
153 (as of 2020)

Franchisor Information

Corporate Address
301-887 Great Northern Wy.
Vancouver, BC V5T 4T5

Information for Franchisees

Here’s what you need to know if you’re interested in opening a 1-800-Got-Junk? 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
$160,000
Initial Investment
$241,800 - $289,680
Net Worth Requirement
$30,000 - $50,000
Cash Requirement
$15,000 - $50,000
Royalty Fee
8%
Ad Royalty Fee
1%
Term of Agreement
5 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
1-800-Got-Junk? has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: 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
20 hours
Classroom Training
40 hours
Additional Training
Additional training annually at conference & franchisee's location
Ongoing Support
Purchasing Co-ops
Newsletter
Meetings & Conventions
Toll-Free Line
Grand Opening
Online Support
Security & Safety Procedures
Field Operations
Proprietary Software
Franchisee Intranet Platform
Marketing Support
Co-op Advertising
Ad Templates
National Media
Regional Advertising
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
# of employees required to run
3
Are exclusive territories available?
Yes

Franchise 500 Ranking History

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Additional Rankings

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Ranked #336

Franchise 500 Ranking

Ranked #192

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Updated: February 8th, 2021
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