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1995 (22 Years)
100 Ritchie Rd. Woodway, TX 76712
At the age of 20, pre-med student Gary Heavin had taken over a failing fitness center in Houston, turning the business around and, within five years, opened six more centers. After 10 years and 17 centers, Heavin’s business went under.
Not wanting to give up, Heavin took lessons from the strengths and weaknesses of his first chain and decided to open a second. In 1992, Heavin opened Curves for Women, a women-only fitness center, in Harlingen, Texas. The company began franchising in 1995.
$31,825 - $39,100
Liquid Cash Requirement
Initial Franchise Fee
Ongoing Royalty Fee
Ad Royalty Fee
Curves offers in-house financing to cover the following: franchise fee
Where Seeking Franchisees:
Franchisor is seeking new franchise units worldwide.
Operations & Franchisor Support
Training Onsite: 4 days
Training at headquarters: 1 week
Additional Training: At regional meetings (full day), convention (3 days), local events (1 day)
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