Party America Franchise

Discount party supplies & cards

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In 2003, Party America acquired the bankrupt Paper Warehouse, a party supply and paper products franchise chain. This brought Party America into the franchise business, as the company coverted Paper Warehouse stores to the Party America name and began offering the Party America franchise opportunity.

Party America stores provide party products for everyday, seasonal and celebratory occasions.

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How much does it cost to open a Party America Franchise?

The investment required to open a Party America Franchise is between $250,800-$491,500. There is an initial franchise fee of $25,000 which grants you the license to run a business under the Party America name.

Individual Unit Costs

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  • Term of Agreement:
    10 years
  • Renewal Fee:
    10% of current franchise fee

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Executiveprofile: Marty Allen
R�SUM� Name: Marty Allen Title: Chief Executive Officer Company: Party America Background: Allen left Williams-Sonoma, Inc for Party America in 1996. He led the Alameda-based company into and out of Chapter 11 bankruptcy in six months. He has overseen two acquisitions of competitors. With annu...

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When did the first Party America open? 1980
When did Party America start Franchising? 1987

Year U.S.A. Canada International Corporate
2005 59 0 0 231
2004 58 0 1 63
2003 63 0 0 63
2002 54 1 0 87
2001 53 1 0 100
Expense In-House Third Party
Franchise Fee No No
Startup Costs No No
Equipment No No
Inventory No No
Accounts Receivable No No
Payroll No No

Meetings, Grand opening, Field operations/evaluations, Purchasing cooperatives

Co-op advertising, Ad slicks, Regional advertising

20% of all franchisees own more than one unit

Number of employees needed to run franchised unit: 9 - 12

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

Business Experience:

  • Industry experience
  • General business experience
  • Marketing skills
  • Customer service skills

  • To calculate how much income a franchise owner can do at Party America 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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    Party America

    Party America

    Party America Franchising Inc.
    980 Atlantic Ave., #103
    Alameda, CA


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