PIP Marketing, Signs, Print

PIP Marketing, Signs, Print

Printing, signs, marketing services
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2021 Franchise 500 Rank
N/R Ranked #389 last year
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Initial investment
$253K - $278K
Units as of 2020
62 8.8% over 3 years

Company Overview

In 1965, Bill LeVine converted his commercial printing plant into a "while you wait" printing center. Four years later, his company, PIP Printing, began franchising.
Today, PIP's more than 1,200 centers provide a variety of printing and business services.

About PIP Marketing, Signs, Print

Founded
1965
Parent Company
Franchise Services Inc.
Leadership
Don Lowe, CEO

Franchising Overview

Franchising Since
1968 (53 years)
# of employees at HQ
50
Where seeking

This company is seeking new franchisees throughout the US.

This company is seeking new franchisees worldwide.

# of Units
62 (as of 2020)

Franchisor Information

Corporate Address
26722 Plaza
Mission Viejo, CA 92691

Information for Franchisees

Here’s what you need to know if you’re interested in opening a PIP Marketing, Signs, Print 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
$25,000
Initial Investment
$252,981 - $277,981
Net Worth Requirement
$300,000
Cash Requirement
$125,000 - $150,000
Royalty Fee
0.5-6.5%
Ad Royalty Fee
2%
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
PIP Marketing, Signs, Print has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: franchise fee, startup costs, equipment, inventory, accounts receivable, payroll

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
24 hours
Classroom Training
80 hours
Additional Training
Regional meetings
Ongoing Support
Purchasing Co-ops
Newsletter
Meetings & Conventions
Grand Opening
Online Support
Security & Safety Procedures
Lease Negotiation
Field Operations
Site Selection
Proprietary Software
Franchisee Intranet Platform
Marketing Support
Ad Templates
National Media
Marketing Planning & Support
Social Media
SEO
Website Development
Email Marketing

Operations

Additional details about running this franchise.

Is absentee ownership allowed?
Yes
Can this franchise be run from home/mobile unit?
No
Can this franchise be run part time?
No
# of employees required to run
3-5
Are exclusive territories available?
Yes

Franchise 500 Ranking History

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Updated: February 8th, 2021