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Fleet Feet Sports
#252

Initial Investment

LOW: $180,000
HIGH: $338,000

Change in Units

+8.6% +13 UNITS (1 Year)
+41.0% +48 UNITS (3 Years)

Company Profile

Founded

1976

Franchising Since

1978 (39 Years)

Corporate Address

310 E. Main St., #200, P.O. Box 1269 Carrboro, NC 27510

CEO

Jeff Phillips

Parent Company

Fleet Feet Inc.

About Fleet Feet Sports

Sally Edwards and Elizabeth Jansen opened the first Fleet Feet Sports in Sacramento, California, in 1976. In 1993, Tom Raynor purchased the company and moved the headquarters to Carrboro, North Carolina. Fleet Feet stores offer measurement, gait analysis and fitting services to help customers find the right athletic shoes, inserts, socks, sports bras and other athletic apparel.

Financials

Financial Requirements

Initial Investment

$180,000 - $338,000

Ongoing Fees

Initial Franchise Fee

$38,000

Ongoing Royalty Fee

4%

Ad Royalty Fee

0.25%

Units (Locations)

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

Operations & Franchisor Support

Training Onsite: varies

Training at headquarters: varies

Additional Training: Existing stores

Ongoing Support
Purchasing Co-ops
Newsletter
Meetings
Toll-Free Line
Grand Opening
Internet
Security
Field Operations

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

Number of employees required to run: 5

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Updated: August 25th, 2016

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