YESCO Sign & Lighting Service

YESCO Sign & Lighting Service

Sign and lighting service and maintenance
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2021 Franchise 500 Rank
#271 Ranked #169 last year
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Initial investment
$65K - $352K
Units as of 2020
96 0.0% over 3 years

Company Overview

Yesco was founded in 1920. Since that time, the company has expanded its sign and lighting operations across the United States and is recognized by its many iconic structures including the Hard Rock Cafe guitar and the Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas sign. In 2011, Yesco began to offer its service model as a franchise to both entrepreneurs and existing sign business owners. Yesco franchises focus on the service and maintenance of business lighting and signage, using the company's proprietary business management software.

About YESCO Sign & Lighting Service

Founded
1920
Parent Company
YESCO
Leadership
Joshua Young, President

Franchising Overview

Franchising Since
2011 (10 years)
# of employees at HQ
1,000
Where seeking

This company is seeking new franchisees in the following US states: Alabama, Connecticut, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, North Carolina, North Dakota, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Texas, Virginia, Vermont, Wisconsin, West Virginia

This company is seeking new franchisees in the following international regions: Canada

# of Units
96 (as of 2020)

Franchisor Information

Social
Facebook, Twitter
Corporate Address
2401 Foothill Dr.
Salt Lake City, UT 84109

Information for Franchisees

Here’s what you need to know if you’re interested in opening a YESCO Sign & Lighting Service 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
$50,000
Initial Investment
$65,000 - $352,200
Net Worth Requirement
$250,000
Cash Requirement
$100,000
Veteran Incentives
10% off franchise fee
Royalty Fee
6%
Term of Agreement
10 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
YESCO Sign & Lighting Service offers in-house financing to cover the following: franchise fee, equipment
Third Party Financing
YESCO Sign & Lighting Service has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: startup costs, equipment, inventory, accounts receivable, payroll

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
17-48 hours
Classroom Training
76-144 hours
Additional Training
Ongoing coaching by phone
Ongoing Support
Purchasing Co-ops
Newsletter
Meetings & Conventions
Toll-Free Line
Grand Opening
Online Support
Security & Safety Procedures
Field Operations
Proprietary Software
Franchisee Intranet Platform
Marketing Support
Social Media
SEO
Website Development
Email Marketing

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
# of employees required to run
3
Are exclusive territories available?
Yes

Franchise 500 Ranking History

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Additional Rankings

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Ranked #271

Franchise 500 Ranking

Ranked #74

Top Global Franchises

Ranked #46

Top Franchises for Less Than $150,000

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Updated: February 8th, 2021