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2021 Franchise 500 Rank
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Initial investment
$326K - $650K
Units as of 2015
30 11.1% over 3 years

Company Overview

Faraje Kharsa opened up the first iTAN in Encinitas, California, in 2001. Franchising began in 2009, and the company now has locations throughout Southern California. In addition to tanning and spray tanning, the salons also offer spa services including body wraps, facials, skin care, teeth-whitening and aqua jet therapy.

About iTan Franchising Inc.

Related Categories
Tanning
Founded
2001
Leadership
Faraje Kharsa, CEO

Franchising Overview

Franchising Since
2009 (12 years)
# of employees at HQ
6
# of Units
30 (as of 2015)

Franchisor Information

Social
Facebook, Twitter
Corporate Address
640 E. Vista Way., #D
Vista, CA 92084

Information for Franchisees

Here’s what you need to know if you’re interested in opening a iTan Franchising Inc. franchise.

Financial Requirements & Ongoing Fees

Here’s what you can expect to spend to start the business and what ongoing fees the franchisor charges throughout the life of the business.

Initial Franchise Fee
$15,000 - $30,000
Initial Investment
$326,000 - $650,000
Net Worth Requirement
$500,000
Cash Requirement
$150,000
Veteran Incentives
$5,000 off franchise fee
Royalty Fee
6%
Ad Royalty Fee
6%
Term of Agreement
10 years
Is franchise term renewable?
Yes

Training & Support Offered

Franchisors offer initial training programs and a variety of ongoing support options to help franchisees run their businesses.

On-The-Job Training
1 week+
Classroom Training
1 week+
Additional Training
At grand opening
Ongoing Support
Purchasing Co-ops
Meetings & Conventions
Grand Opening
Online Support
Field Operations
Marketing Support
Ad Templates
Regional Advertising
Marketing Planning & Support

Operations

Additional details about running this franchise.

Is absentee ownership allowed?
Yes
Can this franchise be run from home/mobile unit?
No
Can this franchise be run part time?
No
# of employees required to run
4-7
Are exclusive territories available?
Yes

Franchise 500 Ranking History

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Updated: February 8th, 2021