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2021 Franchise 500 Rank
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Initial investment
$78K - $171K
Units as of 2019
13 -7.1% over 3 years

Company Overview

About Walls of Books

Industry
Retail
Related Categories
Miscellaneous Retail Businesses
Founded
2007
Parent Company
Gottwals Books
Leadership
Shane Gottwals, CEO

Franchising Overview

Franchising Since
2012 (9 years)
# of employees at HQ
11
Where seeking

This company is seeking new franchisees throughout the US.

# of Units
13 (as of 2019)

Franchisor Information

Social
Facebook, Twitter
Corporate Address
660 Peavy Rd.
Byron, GA 31008

Information for Franchisees

Here’s what you need to know if you’re interested in opening a Walls of Books 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
$16,000
Initial Investment
$77,900 - $170,700
Net Worth Requirement
$100,000
Cash Requirement
$20,000
Royalty Fee
3-4%
Ad Royalty Fee
1%
Term of Agreement
7 years
Is franchise term renewable?
Yes

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
36 hours
Classroom Training
36 hours
Additional Training
Ongoing
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
Social Media
SEO
Website Development
Email Marketing

Operations

Additional details about running this franchise.

Is absentee ownership allowed?
No
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

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Updated: February 8th, 2021