Valpak Direct Marketing Systems Inc.

Valpak Direct Marketing Systems Inc.

Direct-mail and digital advertising
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2021 Franchise 500 Rank
N/R Not ranked last year
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Initial investment
$81K - $201K
Units as of 2017
143 -12.8% over 3 years

Company Overview

Terry Loebel founded Valpak Direct Marketing Systems Inc. in 1968. Based in St. Petersburg, Florida, the company started franchising in 1988 and has a network of field offices throughout the United States and internationally.

About Valpak Direct Marketing Systems Inc.

Related Categories
Advertising Services
Founded
1968
Parent Company
Platinum Equity
Leadership
Mike Davis, CEO

Franchising Overview

Franchising Since
1988 (33 years)
# of employees at HQ
650
Where seeking

This company is seeking new franchisees throughout the US.

This company is seeking new franchisees worldwide.

# of Units
143 (as of 2017)

Franchisor Information

Corporate Address
805 Executive Center Dr. W., #100
St. Petersburg, FL 33702

Information for Franchisees

Here’s what you need to know if you’re interested in opening a Valpak Direct Marketing Systems 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
$15,000 - $17,500
Initial Investment
$80,600 - $200,800
Net Worth Requirement
$150,000
Cash Requirement
$75,000
Veteran Incentives
Franchise and training fees waived; territory fee waived for dormant territories.
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
Valpak Direct Marketing Systems Inc. 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
44 hours
Classroom Training
67 hours
Ongoing Support
Purchasing Co-ops
Newsletter
Meetings & Conventions
Toll-Free Line
Grand Opening
Online Support
Security & Safety Procedures
Lease Negotiation
Field Operations
Proprietary Software
Franchisee Intranet Platform
Marketing Support
Co-op Advertising
Ad Templates
Social Media
SEO
Website Development
Email Marketing
Loyalty Program/App

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
# of employees required to run
2
Are exclusive territories available?
Yes

Franchise 500 Ranking History

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Updated: February 8th, 2021