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2021 Franchise 500 Rank
#462 Ranked #339 last year
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Initial investment
$30K - $369K
Units as of 2020
278 9.2% over 3 years

Company Overview

Allegra Marketing-Print-Mail centers provide marketing consulting, graphic design, printing, mailing and sales promotion products for small and medium-sized businesses, non-profits and institutions. The Plymouth, Michigan-based company was founded in 1976 and has been franchising since 1977. The company offers a program that helps franchisees acquire existing independent printing businesses and convert them to Allegra-branded centers.

About Allegra Marketing-Print-Mail

Founded
1976
Parent Company
Alliance Franchise Brands
Leadership
Michael Marcantonio, CEO

Franchising Overview

Franchising Since
1977 (44 years)
# of employees at HQ
70
Where seeking

This company is seeking new franchisees throughout the US.

This company is seeking new franchisees in the following international regions: Canada

# of Units
278 (as of 2020)

Franchisor Information

Corporate Address
47585 Galleon Dr.
Plymouth, MI 48170

Information for Franchisees

Here’s what you need to know if you’re interested in opening a Allegra Marketing-Print-Mail 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
$10,000 - $45,000
Initial Investment
$29,772 - $369,206
Net Worth Requirement
$400,000
Cash Requirement
$100,000 - $250,000
Veteran Incentives
25% off franchise fee
Royalty Fee
1.5-6%
Ad Royalty Fee
1%
Term of Agreement
20 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
Allegra Marketing-Print-Mail 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
40 hours
Classroom Training
40 hours
Additional Training
Virtual and in-person operations, sales and marketing training
Ongoing Support
Newsletter
Meetings & Conventions
Toll-Free Line
Grand Opening
Online Support
Security & Safety Procedures
Lease Negotiation
Field Operations
Site Selection
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?
No
Can this franchise be run part time?
No
# of employees required to run
4
Are exclusive territories available?
Yes

Franchise 500 Ranking History

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Ranked #462

Franchise 500 Ranking

Ranked #67

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Updated: February 8th, 2021