Relax The Back Corp.
#266 Franchise 500| Products for relief/prevention of back and neck pain

About
Founded

1984

Franchising Since

1989 (31 Years)

Corporate Address

4600 E. Conant St.
Long Beach, CA 90808-1874

Leadership

David Wood, CEO

Financial Requirements
Initial Investment

$231,831 - $401,381

Net-worth Requirement

$500,000

Liquid Cash Requirement

$100,000

Ongoing Fees
Initial Franchise Fee

$29,500 - $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

Support Options
Ongoing Support

Purchasing Co-ops

Newsletter

Meetings/Conventions

Toll-Free Line

Grand Opening

Online Support

Field Operations

Site Selection

Proprietary Software

Franchisee Intranet Platform

Marketing Support

Co-op Advertising

Ad Templates

National Media

Regional Advertising

Social media

SEO

Website development

Email marketing

On-The-Job Training:

98 hours

Classroom Training:

33 hours

Additional Training:

Regional training

Number of Employees Required to Run:

2 - 5

Relax The Back Corp. is ranked #266 in the Franchise 500!
Bio
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.

Cost
Initial Investment: Low - $231,831 High - $401,381
Units
-2.1%-2 UNITS (1 Year) -2.1%-2 UNITS (3 Years)

Units (Locations)

Where Seeking Franchisees:

Franchisor is seeking new franchise units in the following regions/states:
Alaska, Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Iowa, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Mississippi, Montana, Nebraska, North Carolina, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, Nevada, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Vermont, Washington, Wisconsin, West Virginia, Wyoming

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Updated: September 22nd, 2020