Play It Again Sports
#381 Franchise 500| New and used sporting goods/equipment
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About
Founded

1983

Franchising Since

1988 (31 Years)

Corporate Address

605 Hwy. 169 N., #400
Minneapolis, MN 55441

CEO

Brett Heffes

Parent Company

Winmark Corp.

Ticker Symbol

WINA

Financial Requirements
Initial Investment

$251,300 - $378,200

Net-worth Requirement

$350,000

Liquid Cash Requirement

$105,000

Ongoing Fees
Initial Franchise Fee

$25,000 - $25,000

Ongoing Royalty Fee

5%

Ad Royalty Fee

$1K/yr.

Financing Options

Play It Again Sports has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: 
franchise fee, startup costs, equipment, inventory

Support Options
Ongoing Support

Purchasing Co-ops

Newsletter

Meetings/Conventions

Toll-Free Line

Grand Opening

Online Support

Security/Safety Procedures

Field Operations

Site Selection

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:

21.5 hours

Classroom Training:

56.5 hours

Number of Employees Required to Run:

3 - 5

Play It Again Sports is ranked #381 in the Franchise 500!
Bio
Founded in 1983, Play It Again Sports buys and sells new and used sporting goods. Stores carry items like golf clubs and bags, baseball bats and gloves, in-line and ice skates, and fitness equipment.

Play It Again Sports is owned by Winmark (formerly Grow Biz), which also franchises Music Go Round, Once Upon A Child, Style Encore and Plato's Closet.

Cost
Initial Investment: Low - $251,300 High - $378,200
Units
-0.7%-2 UNITS (1 Year) -2.7%-8 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
Franchise Financing
Using 401(K)/IRA Funds
  • Tax Penalty-Free
  • Debt Free
  • Expert Guidance
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Updated: October 4th, 2018