Bingo Bugle Newspaper

Specialty newspaper
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Initial investment
$9K - $15K
Units as of 2014
41 Decrease

Company Overview

Robert Snowden started Bingo Bugle in 1980 to serve the needs of charitable bingo organizations, Native American bingo and other gaming establishments. The first newspaper was published in 1980, serving the Tacoma, Washington, area. Each newspaper contains news and feature stories about bingo and related topics, as well as ads for games. Bingo Bugle newspapers are read throughout North America. By 2000, the paper’s circulation had surpassed 1 million.

About Bingo Bugle Newspaper

Industry Business Services
Related Categories Advertising Services
Founded 1981
Parent Company K & O Publishing, Inc.
Leadership Tara Snowden, CEO
Corporate Address P.O. Box 527
Vashon, WA 98070

Business Overview

Franchising Since 1983 (41 years)
# of employees at HQ 3
Where seeking

This company is offering new franchises throughout the US.

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# of Units 41 (as of 2014)

Information for Franchisees

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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 Information Circle
$5,000
Initial Investment Information Circle
$9,070 - $15,020
Cash Requirement Information Circle
$15,000
Royalty Fee Information Circle
8%
Term of Agreement Information Circle
5 years
Is franchise term renewable? Yes
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Training & Support Offered

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On-The-Job Training 2 days
Ongoing Support
Newsletter
Meetings & Conventions
Toll-Free Line
Online Support
Marketing Support
Co-op Advertising
Ad Templates

Operations

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Can this franchise be run from home/mobile unit? Information Circle
Yes
Can this franchise be run part time? Information Circle
No
# of employees required to run 1
Are exclusive territories available? Information Circle
Yes
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Updated: December 12th, 2022