Union Ergonomics vs The Joint Franchise Comparison

Below is an in-depth analysis and side-by-side comparison of Union Ergonomics vs The Joint including start-up costs and fees, business experience requirements, training & support and financing options.

Start-Up Costs and Fees

Union Ergonomics Franchise
The Joint Franchise
Investment $200,000$183,497 - $378,697
Franchise Fee $20,000$39,900
Royalty Fee 5%7%
Advertising Fee 1%2%
Year Founded 20071999
Year Franchised 20082003
Term Of Agreement 10 years + 10-
Term Of Agreement 10 years + 10-
Renewal Fee --

Business Experience Requirements

Union Ergonomics Franchise
The Joint Franchise
Experience --

Financing Options

Union Ergonomics Franchise
The Joint Franchise
  In-House/3rd PartyIn-House/3rd Party
Franchise Fees -/--/Yes
Start-up Costs -/--/Yes
Equipment -/--/Yes
Inventory -/--/Yes
Receivables -/--/Yes
Payroll -/--/Yes

Training & Support

Union Ergonomics Franchise
The Joint Franchise
Training -On-The-Job Training: 40 hours Classroom Training: 43 hours
Support -Purchasing Co-ops Newsletter Meetings/Conventions Toll-Free Line Grand Opening Online Support Security/Safety Procedures Field Operations Site Selection Proprietary Software Franchisee Intranet Platform
Marketing -Co-op Advertising Ad Templates National Media Regional Advertising Social media SEO Website development Email marketing
Operations -Absentee Ownership Allowed Number of Employees Required to Run: 3 - 5

Expansion Plans

Union Ergonomics Franchise
The Joint Franchise
US Expansion -Yes
Canada Expansion --
International Expansion -Yes

Company Overviews

About Union Ergonomics

We at Union Ergonomics are dedicated to help union members work better. Currently union workers have to wait long before obtaining appointments due to popularity of our services and the fact that we are one of the few centers in Canada offering ergonomics services and supplies to workers. We would like to see Union Ergonomics in every corner of the world so all workers could have access to ergonomic services. As such we are franchising this unique concept at a very affordable franchise fee and royalty. We also provide financial assistance to qualified franchisees who need financial help in opening up a new Union Ergonomics location. Everyone; regardless of previous work experience may apply to be a franchisee of Union Ergonomics. You do not have to be a doctor, health professional or have any business background to be a franchisee of Union Ergonomics. You need to be a person dedicated to providing great services to workers. Full training and on-going support will be provided to all franchisees. The following countries have standard ergonomics health coverage for workers. They are the ideal territories to establish an Union Ergonomics franchise. Currently we only accept applications from these countries: Canada (all provinces), United States (all states), Australia, Britain, France, Italy, Netherlands, New Zealand, Bahamas, Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland, Germany, Austria, Japan, Singapore, Ireland, Belgium, Switzerland, Portugal, Greece, South Korea, South Africa, and Mexico.

About The Joint

The Joint Chiropractic franchise has taken the chiropractic industry by storm and risen from a small number of stores to over 350 locations open across the country in less than a decade. The Joint offers customers a monthly membership and low costs for basic chiropractic care - starting at $39 per visit. No appointments required, no insurance needed and offering extended evening and weekend hours has given an entire generation of customers access to the health and wellness benefits of chiropractic maintenance care.

Veteran Incentives  15% off franchise fee
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#6 in Gator's Top franchises.
#78 in Franchise 500 for 2020.
#58 in Franchise 500 for 2021.