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2021 Franchise 500 Rank
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Initial investment
$9K - $11K
Units as of 2016
28 21.7% over 3 years

Company Overview

Franchisees of The Waiting Game distribute a free monthly publication containing games, puzzles, and local ads and coupons to waiting areas in doctors' and dentists' offices, salons, schools, hotels, restaurants, car washes, dealerships, laundromats and other businesses. The company has been franchising since 2011.

About The Waiting Game

Related Categories
Advertising Services
Founded
2009
Leadership
Bill Zapf, CEO

Franchising Overview

Franchising Since
2011 (10 years)
# of employees at HQ
4
Where seeking

This company is seeking new franchisees throughout the US.

This company is seeking new franchisees in the following international regions: Canada

# of Units
28 (as of 2016)

Franchisor Information

Social
Facebook, Twitter
Corporate Address
16765 FishHawk Blvd., #304
Lithia, FL 33547

Information for Franchisees

Here’s what you need to know if you’re interested in opening a The Waiting Game 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
$7,500
Initial Investment
$9,200 - $11,050
Net Worth Requirement
$6,000 - $9,000
Cash Requirement
$6,000 - $9,000
Veteran Incentives
10% off franchise fee
Royalty Fee
$150-$250/mo.
Term of Agreement
5 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.

In-House Financing
The Waiting Game offers in-house financing to cover the following: startup costs

Training & Support Offered

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

Classroom Training
3 days
Additional Training
Online training
Ongoing Support
Newsletter
Meetings & Conventions
Toll-Free Line
Online Support
Field Operations

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