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Promoted Opportunities

Initial Investment

LOW: $177,899
HIGH: $419,099

Change in Units

Company Profile

Founded

2005

Franchising Since

2013 (4 Years)

Corporate Address

22 Richard Wy. S.W. Calgary, AB T3E 7M9

Financials

Financial Requirements

Initial Investment

$177,899 - $419,099

Net-worth Requirement

$500,000

Liquid Cash Requirement

$75,000

Ongoing Fees

Initial Franchise Fee

$35,000

Ongoing Royalty Fee

6%

Ad Royalty Fee

3%

Units (Locations)

Operations & Franchisor Support

Training Onsite: 1 week

Training at headquarters: 1 week

Ongoing Support
Purchasing Co-ops
Newsletter
Grand Opening
Internet
Field Operations

Marketing Support
Ad Slicks

Number of employees required to run: 8

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