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Units as of 2020
492 (137 added in 3 years)
27.8%
2021 Franchise 500 Rank
#480 Ranked #459 last year
Initial investment
$38K - $82K

Company Overview

Abrakadoodle was started in 2002 by Mary Rogers and Rosemarie Hartnett. They began franchising in 2004. Today, Abrakadoodle's franchisees worldwide offer art education programs for children from 20 months to 14-years-old, as well as adults, holding classes in public and private schools, community centers and recreation departments. Children are taught a variety of art techniques, and also learn about styles, artists and art history.

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About Abrakadoodle

Franchising Overview

Franchising Since
2004 (17 years)
# of employees at HQ
10
Where seeking

This company is seeking new franchisees throughout the US.

This company is seeking new franchisees worldwide.

# of Units
492 (as of 2020)

Franchisor Information

Corporate Address
46030 Manekin Plaza
Sterling, VA 20166

Information for Franchisees

Here’s what you need to know if you’re interested in opening a Abrakadoodle 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
$25,400 - $56,900
Initial Investment
$38,088 - $81,938
Net Worth Requirement
$100,000
Cash Requirement
$50,000
Veteran Incentives
10% off franchise fee
Royalty Fee
8%
Ad Royalty Fee
1%
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
Abrakadoodle has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: franchise fee, startup costs, 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
50.5 hours
Classroom Training
50 hours
Additional Training
20-60 hours pre-training at franchisee's location
Ongoing Support
Newsletter
Meetings & Conventions
Grand Opening
Online Support
Security & Safety Procedures
Proprietary Software
Franchisee Intranet Platform
Marketing Support
Co-op Advertising
Ad Templates
National Media
Regional Advertising
Marketing Planning & Support
Social Media
SEO
Website Development
Email Marketing

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
5
Are exclusive territories available?
Yes

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Franchise 500 Ranking History

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Additional Rankings

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Ranked #480

Franchise 500 Ranking

Ranked #70

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Updated: February 8th, 2021
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