Atlantic Windshield Repair vs Automotive Art Franchise Comparison

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

Start-Up Costs and Fees

Atlantic Windshield Repair Franchise
Automotive Art Franchise
Investment $119,000 - $139,000$175,000 - $520,000
Franchise Fee N/AN/A
Royalty Fee 05%
Advertising Fee -2% local + 1%
Year Founded 1997-
Year Franchised 2004-
Term Of Agreement 7 years10 years
Term Of Agreement 7 years10 years
Renewal Fee --

Business Experience Requirements

Atlantic Windshield Repair Franchise
Automotive Art Franchise
  • Customer service skills, must love working outdoors
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    Financing Options

    Atlantic Windshield Repair Franchise
    Automotive Art Franchise
      In-House/3rd PartyIn-House/3rd Party
    Franchise Fees No/Yes-/-
    Start-up Costs No/No-/-
    Equipment No/Yes-/-
    Inventory No/Yes-/-
    Receivables No/No-/-
    Payroll No/No-/-

    Training & Support

    Atlantic Windshield Repair Franchise
    Automotive Art Franchise
    Training --
    Support Newsletter, Toll-free phone line, Internet, Security/safety procedures, Purchasing cooperatives-
    Marketing Ad slicks, Regional advertising-
    Operations Franchise can be run from home.

    ; 50% of all franchisees own more than one unit

    Number of employees needed to run franchised unit: 1

    Absentee ownership of franchise is allowed. (100% of current franchisees are owner/operators)


    Expansion Plans

    Atlantic Windshield Repair Franchise
    Automotive Art Franchise
    US Expansion --
    Canada Expansion No-
    International Expansion Yes-

    Company Overviews

    About Atlantic Windshield Repair

    Start an Atlantic Windshield Repair Franchise. Windshield repair is a no-cost service to most customers because insurance companies waive deductibles and pay for windshield repairs directly. Windshield repair is a rapidly growing Industry, which saves the insurance companies millions of dollars a year in windshield replacements. With just a little training and practice anyone can learn to repair automobile windshields. You to can join this lucrative, and fast growing Industry by becoming an Atlantic Windshield Repair Dealer.
    The start-up costs are minimal, all other fees are based on you making money, and we will show you exactly how to do it! Atlantic will guide you through the world of Insurance Networks. We file all necessary contracts for you. We connect you directly with the Insurance Companies' Database so they can send you jobs. All jobs can be checked and tracked directly from our web site. You can see instantly how many jobs you have done; when they were done; and who did them. Recall data on any job any time. We need you to help us become the leader in the windshield repair industry. Join us today and start making the kind of money you've always wanted.

    About Automotive Art

    Automotive Art is the Caribbean's largest Auto-Care retailer of car enhancement products and services. With its corporate headquarters in Barbados, it currently operates in over 20 countries with 27 stores throughout the Caribbean, Latin America, Central and South America.Automotive Art is a one-stop superstore and service centre offering a wide choice of quality brands including accessories, batteries, car care products, paint and ancillaries, tools, tyres, wheels and the services to install them. Our Vision is to be the leading retailer of automotive enhancement products and services to our customers.