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Initial investment
$156K - $362K
Units as of 2023
43 Decrease 23% over 3 years

Company Overview

Founded in 1992 as an imprinted merchandise manufacturer and distributor, Instant Imprints expanded to offer screen-printing, embroidery, sign-making and promotional product services. The San Diego-based company began franchising in 2001.

About Instant Imprints

Industry Services (Other)
Related Categories Embroidery & Screen Printing, Apparel & Accessories, Advertising Services, Miscellaneous Services
Founded 1992
Parent Company Instant Imprints TransAtlantic Inc.
Leadership Ralph Askar, CEO
Corporate Address 7310 Miramar Rd., #102
San Diego, CA 92121
Social Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram

Business Overview

Franchising Since 2001 (23 years)
# of employees at HQ 10
Where seeking

This company is offering new franchises worldwide.

This company is offering new franchises in the following US states: Alaska, Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, District of Columbia, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Idaho, Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Maine, Missouri, Mississippi, Montana, North Carolina, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, Nevada, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Washington, West Virginia, Wyoming

# of Units 43 (as of 2023)

Information for Franchisees

Here's what you need to know if you're interested in opening a Instant Imprints franchise.

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
$39,950
Initial Investment Information Circle
$156,350 - $361,612
Net Worth Requirement Information Circle
$350,000
Cash Requirement Information Circle
$100,000 - $125,000
Veteran Incentives Information Circle
$10,000 off franchise fee; free training
Royalty Fee Information Circle
6%
Ad Royalty Fee Information Circle
2%
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.

In-House Financing Instant Imprints offers in-house financing to cover the following: franchise fee
Third Party Financing Instant Imprints has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: startup costs, equipment, inventory, payroll

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 200 hours
Classroom Training 55 hours
Ongoing Support
Newsletter
Meetings & Conventions
Toll-Free Line
Grand Opening
Online Support
Lease Negotiation
Field Operations
Site Selection
Proprietary Software
Franchisee Intranet Platform
Marketing Support
Ad Templates
Regional Advertising
Social Media
SEO
Website Development
Email Marketing
Loyalty Program/App

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
Are exclusive territories available? Information Circle
Yes
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Updated: December 12th, 2022