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Franchise: Wireless Zone

Initial Investment
LOW:$128,000
HIGH: $393,500
Change in Units
+3.9% +15 UNITS (1 Year)
-2.5% -10 UNITS (3 Years)

Ongoing Support
Purchasing Co-ops
Newsletter
Meetings
Toll-Free Line
Grand Opening
Internet
Security
Field Operations
Marketing Support
Co-op Advertising
Ad Slicks
National Media
Regional Media

Training Onsite: 1 week

Training at headquarters: 2 weeks

Number of employees required to run: 4

About Wireless Zone

Wireless Zone's history goes back to 1988, when Russ Weldon started The Car Phone Store in Wethersfield, Connecticut. Franchising began just a year later. By 1999, the stores' offerings had expanded beyond cell phones to include GPS navigation, wireless accessories, wireless data devices and pre-paid cellular services, and the company's name was changed to Wireless Zone.

Founded

1988

Franchising Since

1989 (28 Years)

Corporate Address

795 Brook St., Bldg. #5 Rocky Hill, CT 06067

CEO

Joe Johnson

Parent Company

Glentel USA

Units (Locations)

Where Seeking Franchisees:
Franchisor is seeking new franchise units throughout the U.S.

Financial Requirements

Initial Investment

$128,000 - $393,500

Net-worth Requirement

$250,000

Liquid Cash Requirement

$175,000

Ongoing Fees

Initial Franchise Fee

$1,000 - $30,000

Ongoing Royalty Fee

Varies

Ad Royalty Fee

Varies

Financing Options

Wireless Zone offers in-house financing to cover the following: franchise fee, startup costs, inventory

Veteran Incentives


50% off franchise fee/transfer fee

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Updated: August 10th, 2017

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