Watch It! vs Stuckey's Franchise Comparison

Below is an in-depth analysis and side-by-side comparison of Watch It! vs Stuckey's including start-up costs and fees, business experience requirements, training & support and financing options.

Start-Up Costs and Fees

 
Watch It! Franchise
Stuckey's Franchise
Investment $200,000 - $250,000 $16,800 - $47,000
Franchise Fee $25,000 $7,500
Royalty Fee - $295/month
Advertising Fee - 0.5%
Year Founded 1999 1930
Year Franchised 2004 1960
Term Of Agreement - 5 years +5+5
Term Of Agreement - 5 years +5+5
Renewal Fee - -


Business Experience Requirements

 
Watch It! Franchise
Stuckey's Franchise
Experience - -

Financing Options

 
Watch It! Franchise
Stuckey's Franchise
  In-House/3rd Party In-House/3rd Party
Franchise Fees -/- -/-
Start-up Costs -/- -/-
Equipment -/- -/-
Inventory -/- -/-
Receivables -/- -/-
Payroll -/- -/-

Training & Support

 
Watch It! Franchise
Stuckey's Franchise
Training - Store 1-2 Days
Support - Central Purchasing

Field Operation Evaluation

Field Training

Initial Store Opening

Franchisee Newsletter

Regional or National Meetings

800 Telephone Hotline

Marketing - -
Operations - Average Number of Employees: Varies Full-time, 0 Part-time

Passive Ownership: Allowed


Expansion Plans

 
Watch It! Franchise
Stuckey's Franchise
US Expansion - Yes
Canada Expansion No -
International Expansion No -

Start-Up Costs and Fees Mobile

Investment
Watch It! Franchise
$200,000 - $250,000
Stuckey's Franchise
$16,800 - $47,000
Franchise Fee
Watch It! Franchise
$25,000
Stuckey's Franchise
$7,500
Royalty Fee
Watch It! Franchise
-
Stuckey's Franchise
$295/month
Advertising Fee
Watch It! Franchise
-
Stuckey's Franchise
0.5%
Year Founded
Watch It! Franchise
1999
Stuckey's Franchise
1930
Year Franchised
Watch It! Franchise
2004
Stuckey's Franchise
1960
Term Of Agreement
Watch It! Franchise
-
Stuckey's Franchise
5 years +5+5
Renewal Fee
Watch It! Franchise
-
Stuckey's Franchise
-


Business Experience Requirements

Experience
Watch It! Franchise
-
Stuckey's Franchise
-

Financing Options

  In-House/3rd Party
Franchise Fees
Watch It! Franchise
-/-
Stuckey's Franchise
-/-
Start-up Costs
Watch It! Franchise
-/-
Stuckey's Franchise
-/-
Equipment
Watch It! Franchise
-/-
Stuckey's Franchise
-/-
Inventory
Watch It! Franchise
-/-
Stuckey's Franchise
-/-
Receivables
Watch It! Franchise
-/-
Stuckey's Franchise
-/-
Payroll
Watch It! Franchise
-/-
Stuckey's Franchise
-/-

Training & Support

Training
Watch It! Franchise
-
Stuckey's Franchise
Store 1-2 Days
Support
Watch It! Franchise
-
Stuckey's Franchise
Central Purchasing

Field Operation Evaluation

Field Training

Initial Store Opening

Franchisee Newsletter

Regional or National Meetings

800 Telephone Hotline

Marketing
Watch It! Franchise
-
Stuckey's Franchise
-
Operations
Watch It! Franchise
-
Stuckey's Franchise
Average Number of Employees: Varies Full-time, 0 Part-time

Passive Ownership: Allowed


Expansion Plans

US Expansion
Watch It! Franchise
-
Stuckey's Franchise
Yes
Canada Expansion
Watch It! Franchise
No
Stuckey's Franchise
-
International Expansion
Watch It! Franchise
No
Stuckey's Franchise
-

Company Overviews

About Watch It!

Through a huge selection of the biggest names in fashion watches and sunglasses Watch IT! transforms buying a watch or pair of shades into the ultimate indulgence. Watch IT! is unique to the Canadian marketplace as no other store offers its diversity, product range, or corporate culture. Our revolutionary concept makes the traditional department store and high-brow jewellery store feel archaic in both style and service. At Watch IT! every purchase comes with unparalleled customer care and attention. With its unprecendented access to select brand name products, a trademarked name, a consistent look and feel across stores, low start-up costs and operating procedures that are polished and efficient, purchasing a Watch It franchise is a sensible investment.

About Stuckey's

Since 1937, Stuckey’s has been a part of the American travel landscape for folks to stop by and "Relax, Refresh, & Refuel”
An icon of the American highways, Stuckey’s franchises about 200 stores located along interstates throughout the US. It began with the traditional blue-roofed, stand-alone locations, but today consists primarily of co-branded Stuckey’s , in which a Stuckey’s outlet is located inside other convenience stores and travel centers.
Stuckey’s sells its pecans and pecan candies (pralines, divinity, brittle and its famous Pecan Logs) along with gifts and souvenirs (t-shirts, postcards and trinkets).