Stork News of America Inc.

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2021 Franchise 500 Rank
N/R Not ranked last year
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Initial investment
$12K - $76K
Units as of 2012
83

Company Overview

Stork News of America Inc. was founded in 1983 and began franchising in 1984. It has more than 135 locations in the United States and Canada. Stork News has an arrangement with Babies “R” Us that places Stork News displays in all Babies “R” Us units that are located in an area where a Stork News franchisee is present, thus offering franchisees automatic advertising. Stork News of America is based in Fayetteville, North Carolina.

About Stork News of America Inc.

Industry
Services (Other)
Founded
1983
Parent Company
Stork News of America, Inc.
Leadership
Cheryl Young, CEO

Franchising Overview

Franchising Since
1984 (37 years)
# of employees at HQ
6
Where seeking

This company is seeking new franchisees throughout the US.

This company is seeking new franchisees worldwide.

# of Units
83 (as of 2012)

Franchisor Information

Corporate Address
1305 Hope Mills Rd., #A
Fayetteville, NC 28304

Information for Franchisees

Here’s what you need to know if you’re interested in opening a Stork News of America Inc. franchise.

Financial Requirements & Ongoing Fees

Here’s what you can expect to spend to start the business and what ongoing fees the franchisor charges throughout the life of the business.

Initial Franchise Fee
$8,000 - $30,000
Initial Investment
$11,530 - $75,700
Royalty Fee
$800-1.2K/yr.
Term of Agreement
1 year
Is franchise term renewable?
Yes

Training & Support Offered

Franchisors offer initial training programs and a variety of ongoing support options to help franchisees run their businesses.

Ongoing Support
Newsletter
Toll-Free Line
Online Support
Marketing Support
National Media

Operations

Additional details about running this franchise.

Is absentee ownership allowed?
No
Can this franchise be run from home/mobile unit?
Yes
Can this franchise be run part time?
No
Are exclusive territories available?
Yes

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Updated: February 8th, 2021