The Closet Factory Franchise

Installer of custom closets, entertainment centers, pantries and shelving for offices and garages

John LaBarbera founded The Closet Factory in a small industrial space in Los Angeles in 1983. The company started out with six employees customizing closets, offices, garages and pantries, and now has more than 100 employees at its Los Angeles headquarters. There are also 11 other factories around the world.

The Closet Factory works with homeowners, contractors and interior decorators, installing closets, entertainment centers, pantries and shelves for offices and garages.

You are unique and so are your needs. No one knows that better than The Closet Factory.
When it comes to creating custom solutions that are imaginative, well
organized and satisfy your design sensibilities, The Closet Factory believes the process
must begin with a partnership between you and one of our designers.

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How much does it cost to open a The Closet Factory Franchise?

The investment required to open a The Closet Factory Franchise is between $208,500-$356,000. There is an initial franchise fee of $46,500 which grants you the license to run a business under the The Closet Factory name.

Individual Unit Costs

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  • Royalty Fee:
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  • Term of Agreement:
    5 years
  • Renewal Fee:

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When did the first The Closet Factory open? 1983
When did The Closet Factory start Franchising? 1986

Year U.S.A. Canada International Corporate
2005 75 2 4 15
2004 87 0 9 24
2003 81 0 9 27
2002 81 0 9 27
2001 81 0 9 27
Expense In-House Third Party
Franchise Fee No No
Startup Costs No Yes
Equipment No Yes
Inventory No Yes
Accounts Receivable No No
Payroll No No

Newsletter, Meetings, Toll-free phone line, Grand opening, Internet, Security/safety procedures, Field operations/evaluations, Purchasing cooperatives

Co-op advertising, Ad slicks, National media, Regional advertising

International franchisees required to buy multiple units/master licenses; 30% of all franchisees own more than one unit

Number of employees needed to run franchised unit: 6

Absentee ownership of franchise is allowed. (90% of current franchisees are owner/operators)

Business Experience:

  • General business experience
  • Marketing skills
  • People skills

  • To calculate how much income a franchise owner can do at The Closet Factory Franchise, may vary on factors like location, size etc., On the other side as a business owner your goals to maintain the quality of service while streaming sales high and expenses low. As any other franchise may include rent/mortgage, staffing/family, inventory supplies, utilities, administrative costs vise vera. Location to location and seasons the months costs may vary. Most franchises start up costs are typically fixed and they will cover most of the initial operating costs like signage, furniture, decoration and renovations.

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    The Closet Factory

    The Closet Factory

    The Closet Factory
    12800 S. Broadway
    Los Angeles, CA


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