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Franchise: Aaron's

Initial Investment
LOW:$283,270
HIGH: $852,820
Change in Units
-6.6% -138 UNITS (1 Year)
-7.4% -155 UNITS (3 Years)

Ongoing Support
Purchasing Co-ops
Newsletter
Meetings
Toll-Free Line
Grand Opening
Internet
Security
Field Operations
Marketing Support
Ad Slicks
National Media
Regional Media

Training Onsite: ongoing

Training at headquarters: 10 days

Additional Training: At regional locations

Absentee Ownership Allowed

Number of employees required to run: 6 - 10

About Aaron's

Aaron's offers furnishings such as big screen televisions, couches and refrigerators for rental or purchase at its stores across North America. R. Charles Loudermilk Sr. began the business in 1955, renting folding chairs he had purchased from an army surplus store for 10 cents a day. Aaron's Rents began franchising in 1992.

Founded

1955

Franchising Since

1992 (25 Years)

Corporate Address

400 Galleria Pkwy. S.E., #300 Atlanta, GA 30339

CEO

John Robinson

Parent Company

Aaron's Inc

Ticker Symbol

Units (Locations)

Where Seeking Franchisees:
Franchisor is seeking new franchise units throughout the U.S. and in the following regions/states: See List

Financial Requirements

Initial Investment

$283,270 - $852,820

Net-worth Requirement

$550,000

Liquid Cash Requirement

$450,000

Ongoing Fees

Initial Franchise Fee

$15,000 - $50,000

Ongoing Royalty Fee

6%

Ad Royalty Fee

2.5%

Financing Options

Aaron's has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: 
inventory

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Updated: September 7th, 2016

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