vs Franchise Comparison

Below is an in-depth analysis and side-by-side comparison of vs including start-up costs and fees, business experience requirements, training & support and financing options.

Start-Up Costs and Fees Franchise Franchise
Investment $75,000$77,600 - $203,800
Franchise Fee $20,000$20,000 - $25,000
Royalty Fee -7%
Advertising Fee -2%
Year Founded 2002-
Year Franchised 2006-
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Business Experience Requirements Franchise Franchise
Experience 1 Part Technician

You love technology and the latest and great hardware and software. You love to learn about technology.

1 Part Promoter

You like meeting new people and consider yourself a business person at heart. You enjoy a good challenge and are self motivated.

1 Part Entrepreneur

You hate cubicles and want the freedom of choosing what you are doing today. You understand that rewards come with hard work, focus and a dynamic team supporting you.

We are looking for highly motivated, business minded people searching for independent ownership. The ideal candidate will be excited about the opportunity to build a highly successful cell phone and computer repair business. is ideal for someone who understands consumer electronics and is able to multi task in a busy retail environment Prior technical experience in the field is not necessary. Our franchisees must be financially qualified.

Financing Options Franchise Franchise
  In-House/3rd PartyIn-House/3rd Party
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Training & Support Franchise Franchise
Training 1 week intensive at head office*2 full weeks of training at our corporate office location in the Bronx, NY. The training is a comprehensive training program giving you all the knowledge that you need to open and operate your business *One day of onsite guidance at the time of your store opening.
Support Our team will assist you focus "on" your business instead of "in" your business. With our tools and training we will help you: * Create cost effective marketing plans * Hire, train and retain qualified employees to perform at your caliber * Create long term customer relations and revenue streams * Manage incoming client phone calls, dispatch requests and paper work with our call centre and custom made business management software*site selection approvals *store opening assistance *training *ongoing consultation *marketing programs *materials
Marketing Our franchisees enjoy the benefits of aggressive advertising programs and cost effective marketing tactics. We can help you get the most from the brand power of
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Expansion Plans Franchise Franchise
US Expansion -Yes
Canada Expansion --
International Expansion --

Company Overviews


Founded in 2002 by four tech nerds with a passion for applying IT solutions to fuel business growth, Grade A is one of Canada’s leading IT firms providing end-to-end IT solutions. We believe that every great business should have great IT and our goal is to customize an IT solution to suit your specific needs.


New opportunities in the cell phone and consumer electronics repair industries are a result of rapid advances in wireless mobile and computer technology. But unlike in the past, when people had a problem with their cell phone, laptop or game system and just went out to replace it with a new one, people are now looking to repair or trade their devices to reduce cost. This is especially true in today's market, with the high price of cell phones and the recent Smartphone equipment phenomenon that has flooded the marketplace. People and businesses now have much more limited options when these expensive devices break or are damaged. understands the frustration that comes with this and has built a strong, highly recognizable business and brand over a fifteen year period that is engaged in the repair, purchase, sale and trading of consumer electronics and related accessories, such as cell phones, computers, cameras, tablets, iPods and game systems, in addition to offering great pre-paid cellular services. Now we are bringing this unique, growth oriented business model to the franchise marketplace so that others can enjoy the opportunities that a store can offer.