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John Casablancas Modeling & Career Centers
Modeling and acting school, talent agency

John Casablancas Modeling & Career Centers
Modeling and acting school, talent agency

About
Founded

1979

Franchising Since

1979 (39 Years)

Corporate Address

648 Trade Center Blvd.
Chesterfield, MO 63005

CEO

James Gans

Parent Company

Image Marketing Enterprises LLC

Financial Requirements
Initial Investment

$138,845 - $343,567

Liquid Cash Requirement

$150,000 - $200,000

Ongoing Fees
Initial Franchise Fee

$40,000 - $50,000

Ongoing Royalty Fee

7%

Ad Royalty Fee

3%

Financing Options
Veteran Incentives

10% off franchise fee

Support Options
Ongoing Support

Newsletter

Meetings/Conventions

Grand Opening

Online Support

Field Operations

Marketing Support

Co-op Advertising

Ad Templates

National Media

Additional Training:

At existing center

Number of Employees Required to Run:

4 - 7

Bio
John Casablancas founded the Elite Model Group in 1971 and the John Casablancas Modeling & Career Centers in 1979. With locations around the world, the centers teach professional modeling, personal image development, TV commercial acting, runway techniques, makeup artistry, skin and hair care, exercise and nutrition. The parent company is Image Marketing Enterprises LLC.
Cost
Initial Investment: Low - $138,845 High - $343,567
Units

Units (Locations)

Where Seeking Franchisees:

Franchisor is seeking new franchise units worldwide.
Franchise Financing
Using 401(K)/IRA Funds
  • Tax Penalty-Free
  • Debt Free
  • Expert Guidance
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