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Relax The Back Corp.
#219

Initial Investment

LOW: $201,000
HIGH: $351,200

Change in Units

+2.2% +2 UNITS (1 Year)
-1.1% -1 UNITS (3 Years)

Company Profile

Founded

1984

Franchising Since

1989 (28 Years)

Corporate Address

6 Centerpointe Dr., #120 La Palma, CA 90623

CEO

Richard Palfreyman

About Relax The Back Corp.

To help Americans treat neck and back pain, an Austin, Texas, osteopath opened the first Relax The Back location in 1984. Each store provides customers with a variety of products for use in the home or office, while sleeping or traveling, and for health and fitness.

In 1998, the company created a Medical Advisory Panel comprised of orthopedic surgeons, chiropractors, physical therapists, ergonomists and fitness experts to help insure the quality of its products.

Financials

Financial Requirements

Initial Investment

$201,000 - $351,200

Net-worth Requirement

$500,000

Liquid Cash Requirement

$100,000

Ongoing Fees

Initial Franchise Fee

$29,500

Ongoing Royalty Fee

2-5%

Ad Royalty Fee

2%

Financing Options

Relax The Back Corp. has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: 
franchise fee, startup costs, equipment, inventory

Veteran Incentives


$10,000 off franchise fee

Units (Locations)

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

Operations & Franchisor Support

Training Onsite: 5 days

Training at headquarters: 5 days

Additional Training: Regional training

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: 2 - 5

Franchise 500® Rank History

Highest Rank: 219

Lowest Rank: 499

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Updated: August 1st, 2016

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