Weed Man
#59 Franchise 500| Lawn care
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Weed Man
Lawn care

About
Founded

1970

Franchising Since

1976 (43 Years)

Corporate Address

1129 Wentworth St., #B3
Oshawa, ON L1J 8P7

CEO

Roger Mongeon

Parent Company

Turf Management Systems Inc.

Financial Requirements
Initial Investment

$68,453 - $85,513

Net-worth Requirement

$60,000

Liquid Cash Requirement

$60,000

Ongoing Fees
Initial Franchise Fee

$20,000 - $33,750

Ongoing Royalty Fee

$6K-$12K/vehicle/yr.

Ad Royalty Fee

20% of royalty fee

Financing Options

Weed Man has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: 
franchise fee, startup costs, equipment, inventory

Veteran Incentives

25% off franchise fee

Support Options
Ongoing Support

Purchasing Co-ops

Newsletter

Meetings/Conventions

Toll-Free Line

Grand Opening

Online Support

Security/Safety Procedures

Field Operations

Proprietary Software

Franchisee Intranet Platform

Marketing Support

Co-op Advertising

Ad Templates

National Media

Regional Advertising

Social media

SEO

Website development

Email marketing

On-The-Job Training:

40 hours

Classroom Training:

72 hours

Additional Training:

At various locations

Absentee Ownership Allowed
Number of Employees Required to Run:

4 - 6

Weed Man is ranked #59 in the Franchise 500!
Bio
Des Rice founded Weed Man in 1970 in Toronto, Ontario. The private company began franchising in 1976 and has locations throughout Canada and the United States. Weed Man has been franchising in the United States since 1996. Franchisees may start independent locations or convert existing operations into Weed Man franchises.
Cost
Initial Investment: Low - $68,453 High - $85,513
Units
+2.1%+7 UNITS (1 Year) +8.6%+27 UNITS (3 Years)

Units (Locations)

Where Seeking Franchisees:

Franchisor is seeking new franchise units throughout the U.S. and in the following regions/states: Canada, Western Europe
Franchise Financing
Using 401(K)/IRA Funds
  • Tax Penalty-Free
  • Debt Free
  • Expert Guidance
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Disclaimer

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Updated: January 17th, 2019