Valpak Direct Marketing Systems Inc.

Direct-mail and digital advertising
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Franchise 500 2023
Franchise 500 Rank
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Initial investment
$81K - $201K
Units as of 2017
143 Decrease 12% over 3 years

Company Overview

Terry Loebel founded Valpak Direct Marketing Systems Inc. in 1968. Based in St. Petersburg, Florida, the company started franchising in 1988 and has a network of field offices throughout the United States and internationally.

About Valpak Direct Marketing Systems Inc.

Industry Business Services
Related Categories Advertising Services
Founded 1968
Parent Company Platinum Equity
Leadership Mike Davis, CEO
Corporate Address 805 Executive Center Dr. W., #100
St. Petersburg, FL 33702
Social Facebook, Twitter, Instagram

Business Overview

Franchising Since 1988 (36 years)
# of employees at HQ 650
Where seeking

This company is offering new franchises in the following US states:

This company is offering new franchises in the following international regions:

# of Units 143 (as of 2017)

Information for Franchisees

Here's what you need to know if you're interested in opening a Valpak Direct Marketing Systems Inc. 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
$15,000 - $17,500
Initial Investment Information Circle
$80,600 - $200,800
Net Worth Requirement Information Circle
$150,000
Cash Requirement Information Circle
$75,000
Veteran Incentives Information Circle
Franchise and training fees waived; territory fee waived for dormant territories.
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 Valpak Direct Marketing Systems Inc. has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: franchise fee, startup costs, equipment, inventory, accounts receivable, 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 44 hours
Classroom Training 67 hours
Ongoing Support
Purchasing Co-ops
Newsletter
Meetings & Conventions
Toll-Free Line
Grand Opening
Online Support
Security & Safety Procedures
Lease Negotiation
Field Operations
Proprietary Software
Franchisee Intranet Platform
Marketing Support
Co-op Advertising
Ad Templates
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
Yes
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