Merry Maids
#38 Franchise 500| Residential cleaning

Merry Maids
Residential cleaning

About
Founded

1979

Franchising Since

1980 (38 Years)

Corporate Address

150 Peabody Pl.
Memphis, TN 38103-3720

CEO

Mary Kay Wegner

Parent Company

The ServiceMaster Co. LLC

Ticker Symbol

SERV

Financial Requirements
Initial Investment

$86,750 - $123,750

Net-worth Requirement

$90,000

Liquid Cash Requirement

$37,500

Ongoing Fees
Initial Franchise Fee

$37,500 - $51,500

Ongoing Royalty Fee

5-7%

Ad Royalty Fee

1.3%

Financing Options

Merry Maids offers in-house financing to cover the following: franchise fee, startup costs, equipment, inventory

Veteran Incentives

20% off franchise fee

Support Options
Ongoing Support

Newsletter

Meetings/Conventions

Toll-Free Line

Grand Opening

Online Support

Security/Safety Procedures

Field Operations

Proprietary Software

Franchisee Intranet Platform

Marketing Support

Ad Templates

National Media

Regional Advertising

Social media

SEO

Website development

Email marketing

Loyalty program/app

On-The-Job Training:

10 hours

Classroom Training:

65 hours

Additional Training:

Additional training in Memphis, Tennessee and regional locations

Absentee Ownership Allowed
Merry Maids is ranked #38 in the Franchise 500!
Bio
Dallen W. Peterson founded Merry Maids in 1979 in Omaha, Nebraska. The company cleans more than 300,000 homes, apartments and condominiums each month in North America. It has franchises in Denmark, Hong Kong, Japan and the United Kingdom. In 1988 Merry Maids joined the ServiceMaster Quality Service Network, which includes franchise companies AmeriSpec, Terminix and Furniture Medic. Merry Maids is based in Memphis, Tennessee.
Cost
Initial Investment: Low - $86,750 High - $123,750
Units
-0.9%-16 UNITS (1 Year) +0.2%+3 UNITS (3 Years)

Units (Locations)

Where Seeking Franchisees:

Franchisor is seeking new franchise units worldwide.

Franchise Articles

Malaysia's Berjaya Food Strengthens Its Foothold in India

For BFood group chief executive officer the collaboration is a positive expansion of the brands.

This Cookie Brand is Bringing Victorian England Flavors to India

With Parineeti Chopra as the brand ambassador, the UK-based Millie's is looking to tap the cookie market in India. World Iconic Brands (WIB) that signed a seven-year franchise contract with the parent company SSP Global is planning to get 10 stores up and running by March'19.

Secret Recipe For Successful Franchise Business

The consistency can only be maintained if the franchisors consciously collaborate with passion-driven entrepreneurs

3 Deadly Sins Of Franchise Relationships

Running a franchise is a tough job, with many new competitions constantly emerging

Best in Service: The 105 Top Suppliers for Franchises in 2018

Our first-ever ranking of the companies that help franchises thrive.

Disclaimer

The Franchise 500 is not intended to endorse, advertise, or recommend any particular franchise. It is solely a research tool you can use to compare franchise operations. Entrepreneur stresses that you should always conduct your own independent investigation before investing money in a franchise.
Updated: August 2nd, 2018
My Queue

There are no Videos in your queue.

Click on the Add to next to any video to save to your queue.

There are no Articles in your queue.

Click on the Add to next to any article to save to your queue.

There are no Podcasts in your queue.

Click on the Add to next to any podcast episode to save to your queue.

You're not following any authors.

Click the Follow button on any author page to keep up with the latest content from your favorite authors.