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2023 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
Corporate Address
16765 FishHawk Blvd., #304
Lithia, FL 33547
Social
Facebook, Twitter

Business Overview

Franchising Since
2011 (12 years)
# of employees at HQ
4
Where seeking

This company is offering new franchisees worldwide.

This company is offering new franchisees in the following US states:

# of Units
28 (as of 2016)

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
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Financing Options

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In-House Financing
The Waiting Game offers in-house financing to cover the following: franchise fee, 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
Ongoing Support
Newsletter
Meetings & Conventions
Toll-Free Line
Online Support
Field Operations

Operations

Additional details about running this franchise.

Is absentee ownership allowed?
Yes
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: December 12th, 2022