Weed Man

Weed Man

Weed Man
#86

Initial Investment

LOW: $68,453
HIGH: $85,513

Change in Units

+2.8% +16 UNITS (1 Year)
+20.8% +117 UNITS (3 Years)

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Company Profile

Founded

1970

Franchising Since

1976 (40 Years)

Corporate Address

1129 Wentworth St., #B3 Oshawa, ON L1J 8P7

CEO

Roger Mongeon

Parent Company

Turf Management Systems Inc.

About Weed Man

Des Rice founded Weed Man in 1970 in Toronto, Ontario. The private company began franchising in 1976 and has locations throughout Canada and the United States. A master licensee of Turf Management Systems Inc., Weed Man has been franchising in the United States since 1996. Franchisees may start independent locations or convert existing operations into Weed Man franchises.

Financials

Financial Requirements

Initial Investment

$68,453 - $85,513

Net-worth Requirement

$60,000

Liquid Cash Requirement

$60,000

Ongoing Fees

Initial Franchise Fee

$20,000 - $33,750

Ongoing Royalty Fee

6%

Ad Royalty Fee

included

Financing Options

Weed Man offers in-house financing to cover the following: franchise fee, startup costs

Weed Man has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: 
franchise fee, startup costs, equipment, inventory

Veteran Incentives


25% off franchise fee

Franchise 500® Rank History

Highest Rank: 86

Lowest Rank: 390

  • 2006 - 136
  • 2007 - 143
  • 2009 - 390
* Not all years were ranked

Units (Locations)

Where Seeking Franchisees:
Franchisor is seeking new franchise units throughout the U.S. and in the following regions/states: See List

Operations & Franchisor Support

Training at headquarters: 9 days

Additional Training: At various locations

Ongoing Support
Purchasing Co-ops
Newsletter
Meetings
Grand Opening
Security
Field Operations

Marketing Support
Co-op Advertising
Ad Slicks
Regional Media
National Media

Absentee Ownership Allowed

Number of employees required to run: 4 - 6

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Updated: October 12th, 2016

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