Not Ranked

Initial Investment

LOW: $43,650
HIGH: $267,850

Change in Units

-6.7% -6 UNITS (1 Year)
-6.7% -6 UNITS (3 Years)

Fund Your Franchise with Guidant

Guidant Financal Learn how to invest your IRA or 401k into a franchise. ($50k min)

Promoted Opportunities

Company Profile

Founded

2002

Franchising Since

2004 (12 Years)

Corporate Address

400 Interstate North Pkwy., #530 Atlanta, GA 30339

CEO

Richard Houden

About City Publications

City Publications offers direct mail advertising services targeted to affluent homeowners. Other advertising services include personalized e-mail marketing, personalized text messages and website lead generation through promotions and giveaways. The Atlanta, Georgia-based company was founded in 2002 and began franchising in 2004.

Financials

Financial Requirements

Initial Investment

$43,650 - $267,850

Net-worth Requirement

$250,000

Liquid Cash Requirement

$250,000

Ongoing Fees

Initial Franchise Fee

$40,000 - $250,000

Ongoing Royalty Fee

6%

Ad Royalty Fee

2%

Financing Options

City Publications has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: 
franchise fee, startup costs

Veteran Incentives


10% off franchise fee for transitioning veterans

Franchise 500® Rank History

Highest Rank: 242

Lowest Rank: 286

* Not all years were ranked

Units (Locations)

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

Operations & Franchisor Support

Training Onsite: 6 days

Training at headquarters: 3 days

Ongoing Support
Purchasing Co-ops
Newsletter
Meetings
Toll-Free Line
Grand Opening
Internet
Field Operations

Marketing Support
Co-op Advertising
Ad Slicks
Regional Media
National Media

Number of employees required to run: 1 - 2

Related Franchises

Related Articles

Why You Should Buy a Franchise Instead of Starting Your Own

Why You Should Buy a Franchise Instead of Starting Your Own

Hoping to be your own boss? One franchise expert outlines the plus side of buying a franchise
Rick Grossmann
The 10 Hottest Franchise Business Categories

The 10 Hottest Franchise Business Categories

Each of these companies has an unquenched capacity for growth.
Tracy Stapp Herold
To Franchise or Not to Franchise: How to Decide.

To Franchise or Not to Franchise: How to Decide.

Franchising can be a great model, but it's not the only option.
This Holiday Chore Helped A Window-Washing Business Grow

This Holiday Chore Helped A Window-Washing Business Grow

They turned a chore into a business.
172 New Franchise Companies Hoping to be the Next Big Thing

172 New Franchise Companies Hoping to be the Next Big Thing

Fresh opportunities that have emerged in just the past three years.
Tracy Stapp Herold

Disclaimer

The Franchise 500 is not intended to endorse, advertise, or recommend any particular franchise. It is solely a research tool you can use to compare franchise operations. Entrepreneur stresses that you should always conduct your own independent investigation before investing money in a franchise.

Updated: October 26th, 2016

Reprints & Licensing
Update Your Listing
Submit New Listing

Regions/States List

More Franchise Rankings

Top Low-Cost Franchises

100 franchises for under $60,000

Top Homebased/Mobile Franchises

These 100 businesses can be managed from home

Fastest-Growing Franchises

These companies have shown rapid unit expansion over the last two years

Top New Franchises

The top 75 companies that began franchising in the last five years

Top Global Franchises

200 North American franchisors seeking international franchisees

For reprints and licensing questions, click here.

Previous Years Rankings

2016 2015 2014 2013 2012