Comet Cleaners Franchise

One-hour dry cleaning

R.L. (Jack) Godfrey founded the original Comet Cleaners in 1960. Today, the family-run company, under the direction of Godfrey's son and grandson, has over 300 location in the United States and Mexico providing one-hour dry cleaning services.
We will:
  • Enroll you in our comprehensive training course which teaches the essentials of dry cleaning operations and business management.
  • Assist you in laying out the store so you can make the most out of your space.
  • Send experienced technicians to install your equipment.
  • Provide guidelines on marketing your store. You will also have the
    advantage of using the nationally recognized Comet Cleaners name.
  While we are honored to help our veteran franchisees get their start,
the dedication and hard work they give back exceeds tenfold. We
encourage veterans to apply not only because we value their service and
skills, but because we know that they have the potential to take Comet
Cleaners to new heights.

Seeking new franchisees in the following : Arkansas, Arizona,
Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Kansas, Kentucky, Missouri, New
Mexico, Nevada, Ohio, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, Utah and Mexico

Veterans discount   $10,000 discount on the initial franchise fee

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How much does it cost to open a Comet Cleaners Franchise?

The investment required to open a Comet Cleaners Franchise is between $79,000-$624,000. There is an initial franchise fee of $15,000 which grants you the license to run a business under the Comet Cleaners name.

Individual Unit Costs

  • Initial Investment:
  • Initial Franchise Fee:
  • Royalty Fee:
  • Advertising Fee:
  • Term of Agreement:
    5 years

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When did the first Comet Cleaners open? 1947
When did Comet Cleaners start Franchising? 1967

Year U.S.A. Canada International Corporate
2004 284 0 10 15
2003 320 0 10 15
2002 329 0 12 12
2001 329 0 12 13
2000 333 0 12 12

United States: Arkansas, Arizona, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Kansas, Kentucky, Missouri, New Mexico, Nevada, Ohio, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, Utah,

International: Mexico,

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

Third Party Financing Source(s): various lenders

Newsletter, Toll-free phone line, Grand opening, Internet, Security/safety procedures, Field operations/evaluations, Purchasing cooperatives

Co-op advertising, Ad slicks

Number of employees needed to run franchised unit: 10

Absentee ownership of franchise is allowed. (75% of current franchisees are owner/operators)

Business Experience:

  • General business experience

  • Your income potential as a Comet Cleaners Franchise entrepreneur depends vastly on many factors. As an entrepreneur, the goals to achieve are related to expanding sales while lowering your operation costs and increasing the quality of your products and or services. Each month your operating costs can include royalty fees, mortgage / rent, supplies for products, staffing, utilities, bookwork, stationary and other items. From one month to the next, you may find your costs fluctuate, but your up-front costs are, for the most part, fixed and they will cover most of the initial setup of equipment, signage and renovations.

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    406 W. Division St.
    Arlington, TX


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