Fleet Feet
#104 Franchise 500| Athletic footwear, apparel, accessories
My Queue

There are no Videos in your queue.

Click on the Add to next to any video to save to your queue.

There are no Articles in your queue.

Click on the Add to next to any article to save to your queue.

There are no Podcasts in your queue.

Click on the Add to next to any podcast episode to save to your queue.

You're not following any authors.

Click the Follow button on any author page to keep up with the latest content from your favorite authors.

About
Founded

1976

Franchising Since

1978 (41 Years)

Corporate Address

310 E. Main St., #200, P.O. Box 1269
Carrboro, NC 27510

CEO

Joey Pointer

Parent Company

Fleet Feet Inc.

Financial Requirements
Initial Investment

$187,000 - $413,000

Ongoing Fees
Initial Franchise Fee

$38,000 - $38,000

Ongoing Royalty Fee

4%

Ad Royalty Fee

0.25%

Support Options
Ongoing Support

Newsletter

Meetings/Conventions

Toll-Free Line

Grand Opening

Online Support

Security/Safety Procedures

Field Operations

Site Selection

Franchisee Intranet Platform

Marketing Support

Ad Templates

Social media

SEO

Website development

Email marketing

Loyalty program/app

On-The-Job Training:

45-101 hours

Classroom Training:

123-142 hours

Additional Training:

Existing stores

Number of Employees Required to Run:

5

Fleet Feet is ranked #104 in the Franchise 500!
Bio
Sally Edwards and Elizabeth Jansen opened the first Fleet Feet Sports in Sacramento, California, in 1976. In 1993, Tom Raynor purchased the company and moved the headquarters to Carrboro, North Carolina. Fleet Feet stores offer measurement, gait analysis and fitting services to help customers find the right athletic shoes, inserts, socks, sports bras and other athletic apparel.
Cost
Initial Investment: Low - $187,000 High - $413,000
Units
+2.9%+5 UNITS (1 Year) +15.8%+24 UNITS (3 Years)

Units (Locations)

Where Seeking Franchisees:

Franchisor is seeking new franchise units throughout the U.S.
Franchise Financing
Using 401(K)/IRA Funds
  • Tax Penalty-Free
  • Debt Free
  • Expert Guidance
Learn More

Franchise Articles

Do You Have the 5 Characteristics of a Successful Franchisee?

Most successful franchisees know there's no such thing as being an absentee owner. Investing in a manager-run business can help them manage their time and their investment.

Why Entrepreneurs Should Believe They Are Unstoppable

Josh York, CEO of Gymguyz, talks about his rise from being a broke 20-something to franchising 265 gyms nationwide.

7 Tips for Network Marketing Success

A direct-selling expert shares what it takes to start out and make it in this industry.

The Top 100 Franchises for Less Than $50,000 in 2019

Check out the top franchises that can be started for less than $50,000, ranked based on scores they received in Entrepreneur's 2019 Franchise 500 ranking.

Disclaimer

The Franchise 500 is not intended to endorse, advertise, or recommend any particular franchise. It is solely a research tool you can use to compare franchise operations. Entrepreneur stresses that you should always conduct your own independent investigation before investing money in a franchise.
Updated: October 24th, 2018