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Company Overview

Started in Newcastle, England, the first American Fastframe store opened in Thousand Oaks, California, in 1986. Fastframe began franchising in 1987. Stores offer immediate turnaround using on-site custom framing. They can also locate hard-to-find or out-of-print pieces of art.

About Fastframe USA Inc.

Industry Retail
Related Categories Miscellaneous Retail Businesses, Framing Stores
Founded 1986
Parent Company Fastframe California Inc.
Leadership Brian Harper, CEO
Corporate Address 1200 Lawrence Dr., #300
Newbury Park, CA 91320

Business Overview

Franchising Since 1987 (37 years)
# of employees at HQ 20

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
$25,000
Initial Investment Information Circle
$105,700 - $150,200
Net Worth Requirement Information Circle
$150,000
Cash Requirement Information Circle
$40,000
Royalty Fee Information Circle
7.5%
Ad Royalty Fee Information Circle
3%
Term of Agreement Information Circle
10 years
Is franchise term renewable? Yes
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Financing Options

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In-House Financing Fastframe USA Inc. offers in-house financing to cover the following: franchise fee
Third Party Financing Fastframe USA Inc. 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 1 week
Classroom Training 2 weeks
Ongoing Support
Purchasing Co-ops
Newsletter
Meetings & Conventions
Toll-Free Line
Grand Opening
Online Support
Security & Safety Procedures
Field Operations
Marketing Support
Co-op Advertising
Ad Templates
National Media
Regional Advertising

Operations

Additional details about running this franchise.

Is absentee ownership allowed? Yes
Can this franchise be run from home/mobile unit? Information Circle
No
Can this franchise be run part time? Information Circle
No
# of employees required to run 2
Are exclusive territories available? Information Circle
Yes
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Updated: December 12th, 2022