Talking Book World Franchise

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TALKING BOOK WORLD is the world's largest retail chain of audiobook stores, with the widest selection of audiobooks to rent or buy anywhere. Pioneers of the concept of renting audiobooks, TBW makes audiobooks accessible and affordable - with innovative programs that give unlimited use of our library and with no due dates.

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How much does it cost to open a Talking Book World Franchise?

The investment required to open a Talking Book World Franchise is between $150,000-$225,000. There is an initial franchise fee of $25,000 which grants you the license to run a business under the Talking Book World name.

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  • Term of Agreement:
    15 years +5

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When did the first Talking Book World open? 1993
When did Talking Book World start Franchising? 1995

Year U.S.A. Canada International Corporate
2008 6 4 0 9

United States: Nationwide

Canada: Nationwide

Franchisee's Store 2 Weeks

Field Operation Evaluation

Field Training

Initial Store Opening

Inventory Control

Franchisee Newsletter

Regional or National Meetings

800 Telephone Hotline

Average Number of Employees: 1 Full-time, 2 Part-time

Passive Ownership: Allowed, But Discouraged

To calculate how much income a franchise owner can do at Talking Book World 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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audiobooks, renting audiobooks, library
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Talking Book World

Talking Book World
22272 Pepper Rd. Unit A
Lake Barrington, IL


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