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Initial investment
$71K - $173K
Units as of 2018
43 Decrease 50% over 3 years

Company Overview

Get In Shape For Women franchises offer small group personal training for women, with one personal trainer working with one to four women at a time. Each session includes weight training, cardio and nutrition coaching. Founder Brian Cook started the Needham, Massachusetts-based company in 2006 and began franchising in 2007.

About Get In Shape For Women

Industry Personal-Care Businesses
Related Categories Fitness , Miscellaneous Personal-Care Businesses, Miscellaneous Recreation Businesses
Founded 2006
Parent Company Get In Shape Franchise Inc.
Leadership Brian Cook, CEO
Corporate Address 117 W. Central St.
Natick, MA 01760
Social Facebook, Twitter, Instagram

Business Overview

Franchising Since 2007 (17 years)
# of employees at HQ 7
# of Units 43 (as of 2018)

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
$29,000
Initial Investment Information Circle
$71,412 - $172,675
Net Worth Requirement Information Circle
$250,000
Cash Requirement Information Circle
$100,000
Veteran Incentives Information Circle
$4,000 off franchise fee
Royalty Fee Information Circle
6%
Ad Royalty Fee Information Circle
3%
Term of Agreement Information Circle
10 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.

Third Party Financing Get In Shape For Women has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: equipment

Training & Support Offered

Franchisors offer initial training programs and a variety of ongoing support options to help franchisees run their businesses.

Classroom Training 27 hours
Ongoing Support
Purchasing Co-ops
Newsletter
Meetings & Conventions
Toll-Free Line
Grand Opening
Online Support
Security & Safety Procedures
Lease Negotiation
Field Operations
Site Selection
Proprietary Software
Franchisee Intranet Platform
Marketing Support
Co-op Advertising
Ad Templates
National Media
Regional Advertising
Social Media
SEO
Website Development
Email Marketing

Operations

Additional details about running this franchise.

Is absentee ownership allowed? No
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 2-3
Are exclusive territories available? Information Circle
Yes
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Updated: December 12th, 2022