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2021 Franchise 500 Rank
#118 Ranked #250 last year
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Initial investment
$160K - $415K
Units as of 2020
410 22.4% over 3 years

Company Overview

Wireless Zone is the only Verizon franchisor in the U.S. Each location is a technology center offering the latest wireless devices, smart home products, Bluetooth accessories, and more.

About Wireless Zone

Industry
Retail
Founded
1988
Parent Company
Round Room LLC
Leadership
Scott Moorehead, CEO

Franchising Overview

Franchising Since
1989 (32 years)
# of employees at HQ
80
Where seeking

This company is seeking new franchisees throughout the US.

# of Units
410 (as of 2020)

Franchisor Information

Corporate Address
795 Brook St., Bldg. 5
Rocky Hill, CT 06067

Information for Franchisees

Here’s what you need to know if you’re interested in opening a Wireless Zone 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
$1,000 - $25,000
Initial Investment
$160,000 - $414,500
Cash Requirement
$175,000
Veteran Incentives
50% off franchise/transfer fee
Royalty Fee
9-22%
Term of Agreement
7 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
Wireless Zone offers in-house financing to cover the following: inventory
Third Party Financing
Wireless Zone has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: startup costs, equipment, inventory

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
80+ hours
Classroom Training
80+ hours
Ongoing Support
Purchasing Co-ops
Newsletter
Meetings & Conventions
Toll-Free Line
Grand Opening
Online Support
Security & Safety Procedures
Field Operations
Site Selection
Proprietary Software
Franchisee Intranet Platform
Marketing Support
Co-op Advertising
Ad Templates
Regional Advertising
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
3
Are exclusive territories available?
Yes

Franchise 500 Ranking History

Compare where Wireless Zone landed on this year’s Franchise 500 Ranking versus previous years.

Additional Rankings

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Ranked #118

Franchise 500 Ranking

Ranked #88

Fastest-Growing Franchises

Ranked #98

Top Franchises for Veterans

Ranked #73

Fastest-Growing Franchises (U.S. & Canada)

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Updated: February 8th, 2021