Color Glo Int'l.
#227 Franchise 500| Leather, vinyl, fabric, carpet, and surface repair and restoration
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About
Founded

1975

Franchising Since

1983 (36 Years)

Corporate Address

7111-7115 Ohms Ln.
Minneapolis, MN 55439

CEO

Gary Smith

Parent Company

CGI Int'l. Inc.

Financial Requirements
Initial Investment

$56,300 - $61,375

Net-worth Requirement

$50,000

Liquid Cash Requirement

$50,000

Ongoing Fees
Initial Franchise Fee

$33,000 - $33,000

Ongoing Royalty Fee

4%+

Financing Options

Color Glo Int'l. offers in-house financing to cover the following: equipment, inventory

Color Glo Int'l. has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: 
franchise fee, startup costs, accounts receivable, payroll

Veteran Incentives

10% off franchise fee

Support Options
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

On-The-Job Training:

48 hours

Classroom Training:

80 hours

Absentee Ownership Allowed
Color Glo Int'l. is ranked #227 in the Franchise 500!
Bio
After years in the automotive reconditioning industry, C. Everett Smith was not satisfied with the quality of existing products. So when he started Color Glo, he opened his own research and development labs and hired chemists to develop a proprietary line of restoration and repair products. Color Glo's original eight products have now grown to over 100. Color Glo franchisees use these products to clean, repair and re-dye leather, vinyl, fabric, carpet, plastic, fiberglass and other materials. They serve both residential and commercial customers, including the automotive, marine and aviation markets.
Cost
Initial Investment: Low - $56,300 High - $61,375
Units
+0.7%+1 UNITS (1 Year) -5.3%-8 UNITS (3 Years)

Units (Locations)

Where Seeking Franchisees:

Franchisor is seeking new franchise units worldwide.
Franchise Financing
Using 401(K)/IRA Funds
  • Tax Penalty-Free
  • Debt Free
  • Expert Guidance
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Updated: August 23rd, 2018