Fastframe USA Inc.
Custom picture framing & art sales

About
Founded

1986

Franchising Since

1987 (33 Years)

Corporate Address

1200 Lawrence Dr., #300
Newbury Park, CA 91320

Leadership

Brian Harper, CEO

Parent Company

Fastframe California Inc.

Financial Requirements
Initial Investment

$105,700 - $150,200

Net-worth Requirement

$150,000

Liquid Cash Requirement

$40,000

Ongoing Fees
Initial Franchise Fee

$25,000 - $25,000

Ongoing Royalty Fee

7.5%

Ad Royalty Fee

3%

Financing Options

Fastframe USA Inc. offers in-house financing to cover the following: franchise fee

Fastframe USA Inc. has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: 
franchise fee, startup costs, equipment, inventory

Support Options
Ongoing Support

Purchasing Co-ops

Newsletter

Meetings/Conventions

Toll-Free Line

Grand Opening

Online Support

Security/Safety Procedures

Field Operations

Marketing Support

Co-op Advertising

Ad Templates

National Media

Regional Advertising

On-The-Job Training:

1 week

Classroom Training:

2 weeks

Additional Training:

At regional locations

Absentee Ownership Allowed
Number of Employees Required to Run:

2

Bio
Started in Newcastle, England, the first American Fastframe store opened in Thousand Oaks, California, in 1986. Fastframe began franchising in 1987. Stores offer immediate turnaround using on-site custom framing. They can also locate hard-to-find or out-of-print pieces of art.
Cost
Initial Investment: Low - $105,700 High - $150,200
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Updated: May 16th, 2012