Pearle Vision
#115

Initial Investment

LOW: $410,199
HIGH: $622,400

Change in Units

-5.3% -29 UNITS (1 Year)
-9.4% -52 UNITS (3 Years)

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Company Profile

Founded

1961

Franchising Since

1980 (36 Years)

Corporate Address

4000 Luxottica Pl. Mason, OH 45040

CEO

Alex Wilkes

Parent Company

Luxottica

Ticker Symbol

About Pearle Vision

In 1961, Dr. Stanley Pearle began the concept of one-stop, total eye care with the opening of the Pearle Vision Center in Savannah, Georgia. There he combined complete eye exams with an extensive selection of eyewear. Then, in 1981, Pearle Vision began offering franchises to select doctors and opticians. Today, Pearle Vision is owned by Luxottica.

Financials

Financial Requirements

Initial Investment

$410,199 - $622,400

Net-worth Requirement

$300,000

Liquid Cash Requirement

$100,000

Ongoing Fees

Initial Franchise Fee

$30,000

Ongoing Royalty Fee

7%

Ad Royalty Fee

8%

Financing Options

Pearle Vision has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: 
franchise fee, startup costs, equipment, inventory, accounts receivable, payroll

Franchise 500® Rank History

Highest Rank: 94

Lowest Rank: 160

  • 2006 - 139
  • 2007 - 94
  • 2008 - 104
* Not all years were ranked

Units (Locations)

Where Seeking Franchisees:
Franchisor is seeking new franchise units throughout the U.S.

Operations & Franchisor Support

Training Onsite: 12 days

Training at headquarters: 5 days

Additional Training: Webinars

Ongoing Support
Newsletter
Meetings
Grand Opening
Internet
Security
Field Operations

Marketing Support
Co-op Advertising
Ad Slicks
Regional Media
National Media

Number of employees required to run: 4

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Updated: August 18th, 2016

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