Computertots Franchise

Computer-based learning for child-care centers, preschools and public and private schools


Computertots is now a subsidiary of ComputerExplorers


In 1984, personal computers were still considered a luxury, and schools were figuring out how to best use the new technology as a learning tool. Moms Karen Marshall and Mary Rogers saw the teaching potential of computers and began Computertots/Computer Explorers with $1,500, one computer and 10 young students. Franchisees can operate the business using either a manager model or an owner-operated model. A manager employs a staff to assist in the teaching and operation of the business; the owner of an owner-operated model not only teaches classes, but also operates the business.

In 2003, Computertots/Computer Explorers was acquired by The International Center for Entrepreneurial Development Inc., which also owns Kwik Kopy Printing, Kwik Kopy Business Centers, Franklin's Printing, American Wholesale Thermographers, Copy Club, Women's Health Boutique and Parcel Plus.

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How much does it cost to open a Computertots Franchise?

The estimated investment required to open a Computertots Franchise is between $47,700-$66,300. There is an initial franchise fee of $30,000 which grants you the license to run a business under the Computertots name.

Individual Unit Costs

  • Initial Investment:
    $47,700-$66,300
  • Initial Franchise Fee:
    $30,000
  • Royalty Fee:
    8%
  • Advertising Fee:
  • Term of Agreement:
    15 years
  • Renewal Fee:
    5% of franchise fee



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Computertots News & Press Releases

When did the first Computertots open? 1983
When did Computertots start Franchising? 1988

Year U.S.A. Canada International Corporate
2005 100 0 3 0
2004 89 0 5 0
2003 77 0 5 0
2002 90 0 8 2
2001 88 0 6 2
Year U.S.A.
2005 100
2004 89
2003 77
2002 90
2001 88
Year Canada
2005 0
2004 0
2003 0
2002 0
2001 0
Year International
2005 3
2004 5
2003 5
2002 8
2001 6
Year Corporate
2005 0
2004 0
2003 0
2002 2
2001 2
Expense In-House Third Party
Franchise Fee Yes No
Startup Costs No No
Equipment No No
Inventory No No
Accounts Receivable No No
Payroll No No

Support
Newsletter, Meetings, Toll-free phone line, Internet, Security/safety procedures

Marketing
National media, Regional advertising

Franchise can be run from home.

International franchisees required to buy multiple units/master licenses; 10% of all franchisees own more than one unit

Number of employees needed to run franchised unit: 6

Absentee ownership of franchise is NOT allowed. (100% of current franchisees are owner/operators)

Business Experience:

  • General business experience
  • Marketing skills

  • To calculate how much income a franchise owner can do at Computertots 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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    Computertots

    Computertots

    Computertots/Computer Explorers
    12715 Telge Rd.
    Cypress, TX
    77429

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