Ziebart Franchise

Auto appearance services and accessories

Ziebart International was founded in 1954 by Kurt Ziebart. A German mechanic, Ziebart developed a process to stop corrosion and opened the first Ziebart store in Detroit. The private company began franchising in 1963 and has more than 600 locations in 55 countries. In 1989, Ziebart acquired Tidy Car, a franchise company offering similar services, and sold franchises under the name of Ziebart Tidy Car until 1999, when the name changed to Ziebart.
The company has co-branding relationships with Speedy Auto Glass and Rhino Linings USA.

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How much does it cost to open a Ziebart Franchise?

The investment required to open a Ziebart Franchise is between $297,800-$469,100. There is an initial franchise fee of $30,000 which grants you the license to run a business under the Ziebart name.

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    10 years
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When did the first Ziebart open? 1954
When did Ziebart start Franchising? 1963

United States: Nationwide

International: Worldwide

Expense In-House Third Party
Franchise Fee No No
Startup Costs No Yes
Equipment Yes Yes
Inventory No Yes
Accounts Receivable Yes No
Payroll No No

On-The-Job Training: 228 hours
Classroom Training: 104 hours

Grand Opening
Online Support
Field Operations
Site Selection
Proprietary Software
Franchisee Intranet Platform

Co-op Advertising
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National Media
Regional Advertising
Social media
Website development
Email marketing

10% of all franchisees own more than one unit

Number of employees needed to run franchised unit: 4

Absentee ownership of franchise is NOT allowed. (100% of current franchisees are owner/operators)

Business Experience:

  • General business experience

  • To calculate how much income a franchise owner can do at Ziebart 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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    1290 E. Maple Rd.
    Troy, MI


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