Glass Doctor
#244

Initial Investment

LOW: $111,800
HIGH: $281,000

Change in Units

+4.8% +8 UNITS (1 Year)
-2.8% -5 UNITS (3 Years)

Company Profile

Founded

1962

Franchising Since

1977 (40 Years)

Corporate Address

1020 N. University Parks Dr. Waco, TX 76707

CEO

Mark Liston

Parent Company

Dwyer Group

About Glass Doctor

Established in 1962, Glass Doctor offers complete glass replacement, service and repair to the automotive, residential and commercial markets at locations throughout the U.S. and Canada. Glass Doctor is a subsidiary of The Dwyer Group.

Financials

Financial Requirements

Initial Investment

$111,800 - $281,000

Net-worth Requirement

$100,000

Liquid Cash Requirement

$100,000

Ongoing Fees

Initial Franchise Fee

$35,000

Ongoing Royalty Fee

5-7%

Ad Royalty Fee

2%

Financing Options

Glass Doctor offers in-house financing to cover the following: franchise fee

Glass Doctor has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: 
franchise fee, startup costs, equipment, inventory, accounts receivable, payroll

Veteran Incentives


15% off franchise fee

Units (Locations)

Where Seeking Franchisees:
Franchisor is seeking new franchise units throughout the U.S. and in the following regions/states: See List

Operations & Franchisor Support

Training Onsite: ongoing

Training at headquarters: 1 week

Additional Training: Regional training meetings twice a year; webinars

Ongoing Support
Purchasing Co-ops
Newsletter
Meetings
Toll-Free Line
Grand Opening
Internet

Marketing Support
Co-op Advertising
Regional Media
National Media

Number of employees required to run: 5 - 6

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Updated: September 19th, 2016

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