Mainstream Boutique
#380 Franchise 500| Women's clothing, accessories, gifts
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About
Founded

1991

Franchising Since

1998 (21 Years)

Corporate Address

7900 International Dr., #515
Minneapolis, MN 55425

CEO

Corey DeNicola

Parent Company

Mainstream Fashions Franchising Inc.

Financial Requirements
Initial Investment

$140,175 - $270,925

Ongoing Fees
Initial Franchise Fee

$40,000 - $40,000

Ongoing Royalty Fee

7.5%

Ad Royalty Fee

0.5%

Financing Options

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

Veteran Incentives

10% off franchise fee

Support Options
Ongoing Support

Purchasing Co-ops

Newsletter

Meetings/Conventions

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:

10+ hours

Classroom Training:

26+ hours

Additional Training:

Ongoing training as needed

Absentee Ownership Allowed
Mainstream Boutique is ranked #380 in the Franchise 500!
Bio
Mainstream Boutique was founded in 1991 by Marie DeNicola, whose previous experience included working in the LA garment district as a buyer, merchandiser and planner. After her husband's job took her family to Minnesota, she started a direct-sales company selling apparel and accessories. By 1998, Mainstream Boutique had evolved into a franchised retail concept.
Cost
Initial Investment: Low - $140,175 High - $270,925
Units
+2.6%+2 UNITS (1 Year) +51.9%+27 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 24th, 2018