Tide Cleaners

Tide Cleaners

Dry cleaning
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2021 Franchise 500 Rank
#70 Ranked #97 last year
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Initial investment
$681K - $1.6M
Units as of 2020
185 208.3% over 3 years

Company Overview

Tide Dry Cleaners franchises are offered by Agile Pursuits Franchising Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Procter & Gamble Company. Each location allows customers to drop off items for dry-cleaning and pick them up 24 hours a day by using drop boxes and lockers. Drive-through and tailoring services are also offered.

About Tide Cleaners

Industry
Services (Other)
Related Categories
Dry Cleaning & Laundry Services
Founded
2008
Parent Company
Agile Pursuits Franchising Inc.
Leadership
Katie Kool, CEO

Franchising Overview

Franchising Since
2009 (12 years)
# of employees at HQ
30
Where seeking

This company is seeking new franchisees throughout the US.

# of Units
185 (as of 2020)

Franchisor Information

Corporate Address
2 Procter & Gamble Plaza, #TE-16
Cincinnati, OH 45202

Information for Franchisees

Here’s what you need to know if you’re interested in opening a Tide Cleaners 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
$10,000
Initial Investment
$681,100 - $1,573,300
Net Worth Requirement
$2,000,000
Cash Requirement
$1,100,000
Royalty Fee
6.5%
Ad Royalty Fee
4%
Term of Agreement
10 years
Is franchise term renewable?
Yes

Financing Options

Some franchisors offer in-house financing, while others have relationships with third-party financing sources to which they refer qualified franchisees.

Third Party Financing
Tide Cleaners has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: franchise fee, startup costs, equipment, inventory, accounts receivable, payroll

Training & Support Offered

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

On-The-Job Training
166 hours
Classroom Training
16 hours
Ongoing Support
Purchasing Co-ops
Newsletter
Meetings & Conventions
Toll-Free Line
Grand Opening
Online Support
Security & Safety Procedures
Lease Negotiation
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
Loyalty Program/App

Operations

Additional details about running this franchise.

Is absentee ownership allowed?
Yes
Can this franchise be run from home/mobile unit?
No
Can this franchise be run part time?
No
# of employees required to run
12
Are exclusive territories available?
Yes

Franchise 500 Ranking History

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Additional Rankings

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Ranked #70

Franchise 500 Ranking

Ranked #69

Fastest-Growing Franchises

Ranked #71

Fastest-Growing Franchises (U.S. & Canada)

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Updated: February 8th, 2021