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Franchise 500 Rank
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Initial investment
$15K - $39K
Units as of 2015
21 Decrease

Company Overview

Eric Horstman founded Sports Image in 2002 and began franchising in 2009. Franchisees connect high school sports teams and other grassroots organizations in need of equipment or revenue with local businesses willing to sponsor them.

About Sports Image

Industry Business Services
Related Categories Advertising Services, Miscellaneous Recreation Businesses, Miscellaneous Services
Founded 2002
Leadership Eric Horstman, Founder
Corporate Address 9059 Springboro Pike
Dayton, OH 45342

Business Overview

Franchising Since 2009 (15 years)
# of employees at HQ 3
# of Units 21 (as of 2015)

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
$11,500 - $27,500
Initial Investment Information Circle
$15,455 - $38,970
Net Worth Requirement Information Circle
$50,000
Cash Requirement Information Circle
$10,000 - $15,000
Veteran Incentives Information Circle
$1,500 off franchise fee
Royalty Fee Information Circle
5%
Ad Royalty Fee Information Circle
1%
Term of Agreement Information Circle
10 years
Is franchise term renewable? Yes
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Training & Support Offered

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

Classroom Training 3 days
Ongoing Support
Purchasing Co-ops
Meetings & Conventions
Toll-Free Line
Grand Opening
Online Support
Field Operations
Marketing Support
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
Yes
Can this franchise be run part time? Information Circle
No
Are exclusive territories available? Information Circle
Yes
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Updated: December 12th, 2022