Discovery Map Int'l.

Discovery Map Int'l.

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Initial Investment

LOW: $53,000
HIGH: $83,000

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Company Profile

Founded

1987

Franchising Since

1999 (17 Years)

Corporate Address

P.O. Box 726 Waitsfield, VT 05673

About Discovery Map Int'l.

In communities across the United States, visitors and newcomers are becoming acquainted with local landmarks and businesses with the help of Discovery Maps. The company, which was founded in 1987, publishes brochures with one side featuring a full-color map of the community, highlighting major streets, points of interest and advertisers. The other side includes listings and display ads from advertisers. Advertisers pay to have their business listed in the Discovery Map, which is free to consumers.

Financials

Financial Requirements

Initial Investment

$53,000 - $83,000

Net-worth Requirement

$150,000

Liquid Cash Requirement

$30,000

Ongoing Fees

Initial Franchise Fee

$25,000 - $40,000

Ad Royalty Fee

2%

Units (Locations)

Where Seeking Franchisees:
Franchisor is seeking new franchise units throughout the U.S.

Operations & Franchisor Support

Training Onsite: 1-3 days

Training at headquarters: 8 days

Ongoing Support
Meetings
Toll-Free Line
Internet
Field Operations

Marketing Support
Co-op Advertising
National Media

Absentee Ownership Allowed

Number of employees required to run: 1

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Updated: July 31st, 2014

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