Metal Supermarkets

Metal Supermarkets

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2021 Franchise 500 Rank
#381 Ranked #433 last year
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Initial investment
$217K - $403K
Units as of 2020
96 9.1% over 3 years

Company Overview

About Metal Supermarkets

Industry
Retail
Founded
1985
Leadership
Stephen Schober, President/CEO

Franchising Overview

Franchising Since
1987 (34 years)
# of employees at HQ
39
Where seeking

This company is seeking new franchisees throughout the US.

This company is seeking new franchisees in the following international regions: Asia, Australia/New Zealand, Canada, South America, Mexico

# of Units
96 (as of 2020)

Franchisor Information

Corporate Address
520 Abilene Dr., 2nd Fl.
Mississauga, ON L5T 2H7

Information for Franchisees

Here’s what you need to know if you’re interested in opening a Metal Supermarkets 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
$39,500
Initial Investment
$216,500 - $403,000
Net Worth Requirement
$350,000 - $500,000
Cash Requirement
$150,000 - $350,000
Veteran Incentives
$5,000 off franchise fee
Royalty Fee
6-2%
Ad Royalty Fee
1.5%
Term of Agreement
10 years
Is franchise term renewable?
Yes

Financing Options

Some franchisors offer in-house financing, while others have relationships with third-party financing sources to which they refer qualified franchisees.

Third Party Financing
Metal Supermarkets has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: startup costs, equipment, inventory, accounts receivable

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
105 hours
Classroom Training
40 hours
Ongoing Support
Newsletter
Meetings & Conventions
Toll-Free Line
Grand Opening
Online Support
Security & Safety Procedures
Lease Negotiation
Field Operations
Site Selection
Proprietary Software
Franchisee Intranet Platform
Marketing Support
Ad Templates
National Media
Regional Advertising
Social Media
SEO
Website Development
Email Marketing

Operations

Additional details about running this franchise.

Is absentee ownership allowed?
No
Can this franchise be run from home/mobile unit?
No
Can this franchise be run part time?
No
# of employees required to run
3
Are exclusive territories available?
Yes

Franchise 500 Ranking History

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Additional Rankings

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Ranked #381

Franchise 500 Ranking

Ranked #185

Top Global Franchises

Ranked #76

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Updated: February 8th, 2021