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Initial Investment

LOW: $41,320
HIGH: $71,500

Change in Units

Company Profile

Founded

1972

Franchising Since

1981 (36 Years)

Corporate Address

1350 S.E. Hamblen Rd. Lee's Summit, MO 64081

CEO

Richard Reinders

About Dr. Vinyl & Associates Ltd.

Former aerospace employee W. David Isley founded Dr. Vinyl in 1972 in Kansas City, Missouri. He and his wife, Marcia, worked with local restaurants, repairing torn, burnt, chipped and peeling vinyl booths and chairs, but soon discovered there were many similar repairs to be done at car dealerships. The couple did repairs for clients in the Kansas City area until 1981, when they began franchising.

Financials

Financial Requirements

Initial Investment

$41,320 - $71,500

Net-worth Requirement

$100,000

Ongoing Fees

Initial Franchise Fee

$24,500

Ongoing Royalty Fee

7%

Ad Royalty Fee

1%

Units (Locations)

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

Operations & Franchisor Support

Training Onsite: 1 week

Training at headquarters: 2 weeks

Additional Training: Online training

Ongoing Support
Newsletter
Meetings
Toll-Free Line
Internet
Field Operations

Marketing Support
Ad Slicks
Regional Media
National Media

Absentee Ownership Allowed

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