Fleet Feet Sports
#90 Franchise 500| Athletic footwear, apparel, accessories

About
Founded

1976

Franchising Since

1978 (40 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

$180,000 - $338,000

Ongoing Fees
Initial Franchise Fee

$38,000 - $38,000

Ongoing Royalty Fee

4%

Ad Royalty Fee

0.25%

Support Options
Ongoing Support

Purchasing Co-ops

Newsletter

Meetings/Conventions

Toll-Free Line

Grand Opening

Online Support

Security/Safety Procedures

Field Operations

Site Selection

Proprietary Software

Franchisee Intranet Platform

Marketing Support

Co-op Advertising

Ad Templates

National Media

Regional Advertising

Social media

SEO

Website development

Email marketing

Loyalty program/app

On-The-Job Training:

45-101 hours

Classroom Training:

45-70 hours

Additional Training:

Existing stores

Number of Employees Required to Run:

5

Fleet Feet Sports is ranked #90 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 - $180,000 High - $338,000
Units
+3.6%+6 UNITS (1 Year) +32.6%+42 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
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Updated: October 16th, 2017
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