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2021 Franchise 500 Rank
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Initial investment
$119K - $200K
Units as of 2018
35 16.7% over 3 years

Company Overview

About Vapor Shark

Industry
Retail
Related Categories
Miscellaneous Retail Businesses
Founded
2012
Leadership
Brandon Leidel, CEO

Franchising Overview

Franchising Since
2014 (7 years)
# of employees at HQ
50
Where seeking

This company is seeking new franchisees throughout the US.

This company is seeking new franchisees worldwide.

# of Units
35 (as of 2018)

Franchisor Information

Corporate Address
5000 S.W. 75 Ave., #123
Miami, FL 33155

Information for Franchisees

Here’s what you need to know if you’re interested in opening a Vapor Shark 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
$25,000
Initial Investment
$118,775 - $200,000
Net Worth Requirement
$150,000
Cash Requirement
$50,000
Veteran Incentives
10% off franchise fee
Ad Royalty Fee
2%
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
Vapor Shark has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: startup costs, equipment, inventory

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
46 hours
Additional Training
As needed
Ongoing Support
Meetings & Conventions
Grand Opening
Security & Safety Procedures
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
2
Are exclusive territories available?
Yes

Franchise 500 Ranking History

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Updated: February 8th, 2021