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2022 Franchise 500 Rank
#451 Not ranked last year
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Initial investment
$21K - $98K
Units as of 2022
220 0.0% over 3 years

Company Overview

Inspired by his passion for restoring classic cars, Robert Lowery started Colors On Parade to offer body shop-quality automotive repairs from a mobile unit. In 1991, he began franchising the concept. Colors On Parade franchisees offer mobile on-site automotive appearance services throughout the U.S. to car dealerships, fleet owners, rental car agencies, body shops, individual vehicle owners and retail customers.

About Colors On Parade

Industry
Automotive
Founded
1989
Parent Company
Total Car Franchising Corp.
Leadership
Jill OConnor-Rumohr, Finance Director & CFO

Franchising Overview

Franchising Since
1991 (31 years)
# of employees at HQ
12
Where seeking

This company is seeking new franchisees throughout the US.

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

# of Units
220 (as of 2022)

Franchisor Information

Corporate Address
125 Daytona St.
Conway, SC 29526

Information for Franchisees

Here’s what you need to know if you’re interested in opening a Colors On Parade 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
$2,500 - $7,500
Initial Investment
$21,450 - $97,500
Net Worth Requirement
$10,000 - $500,000
Cash Requirement
$10,000 - $200,000
Veteran Incentives
30% off franchise fee
Royalty Fee
7-30%
Ad Royalty Fee
1%
Term of Agreement
20 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.

In-House Financing
Colors On Parade offers in-house financing to cover the following: accounts receivable, payroll
Third Party Financing
Colors On Parade has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: franchise fee, startup costs, equipment, 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
112 hours
Classroom Training
90 hours
Ongoing Support
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
Marketing Planning & Support
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?
Yes
Can this franchise be run part time?
Yes
# of employees required to run
1
Are exclusive territories available?
Yes
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Updated: February 8th, 2021