ColorTyme Franchise

Retailer specializing in appliance, furniture and home electronics rental and sales

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ColorTyme is America’s first franchisor of independently owned and operated rent-to-own stores.The nation's oldest rental-purchase franchise company, specializing in electronics, furniture, appliances and computers.ColorTyme franchised stores provide the best selection of name brand home furnishings, appliances, computers and electronics to buy, rent or lease to own. Products are typically delivered and set-up with no hassles and no down payment. Customers are able to lease living room furniture, bedroom furniture, big screen televisions and more! Name recognition, a national product service system, and 100% inventory financing are all reasons to join the ColorTyme family. Compelling unit economics combined with a well established, respected and trusted Franchisor provides an unparalleled opportunity.ColorTyme is an independent, wholly owned subsidiary of the largest rent-to-own company in the world, Rent-A-Center (NASDAQ: RCII).

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How much does it cost to open a ColorTyme Franchise?

The investment required to open a ColorTyme Franchise is between $229,575-$357,500. There is an initial franchise fee of $25,000 which grants you the license to run a business under the ColorTyme name.

Individual Unit Costs

  • Initial Investment:
  • Initial Franchise Fee:
  • Royalty Fee:
  • Advertising Fee:
    $250/ mo
  • Term of Agreement:
    5-10 years

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ColorTyme News & Press Releases

When did the first ColorTyme open? 1979
When did ColorTyme start Franchising? 1982

Year U.S.A. Canada International Corporate
2013 227 0 0 0
2012 223 0 0 0
2011 216 0 0 0
2010 209 0 0 0
2009 210 0 0 0
2008 212 0 0 0
2003 310 0 0 0
2002 314 0 0 0
2001 334 0 0 0
2000 345 0 0 0
1999 327 0 0 0

United States: Nationwide


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

Third Party Financing Source(s): CitiBank

4 Weeks

o Central Purchasing: Included in Fees

o Field Operation Evaluation: Included in Fees

o Field Training: Included in Fees

o Initial Store Opening: Included in Fees

o Inventory Control: Included in Fees

o Franchisee Newsletter: Included in Fees

o Regional or National Meetings: Included in Fees

*National Advertising

*Regional Advertising

*Local Advertising

*Marketing Materials

*Additional Services: customized ads

*Other Marketing Support

� 49% of all franchisees own more than one unit � Number of employees needed to run franchised unit: 5 � Absentee ownership of franchise is allowed. (75% of current franchisees are owner/operators) � Average Number of Employees: 5 Full-time, 0 Part-time

Business Experience:
� Business Experience: � Industry experience � General business experience � Marketing skills

To calculate how much income a franchise owner can do at ColorTyme 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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5000 Legacy Dr. #210
Plano, TX


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