Big O Tires Franchise

Auto repair center specializing in tire services

A small group of tire dealers came together in 1962 and started Big O Tires, a franchise that is now based in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida.. Each Big O Tires center offers a variety of auto repair services, including brake, alignment and front-end repair, as well as tire and ride control products. Big O Tires has centers across the United States and in British Columbia, Canada.

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The total investment necessary to begin operation of a Big O Tires
franchise ranges from $311,000 to $1,133,300. This includes between
$73,500 and $875,000 that must be paid to the franchisor or its
If you sign an Area Development Agreement for multi-unit
development, then you must pay the franchisor or its affiliate a
development fee equal to the total initial franchise fees for the number
of additional Big O Tires you agree to develop in advance, which
initial franchise fees will range from $7,500 to $30,000 per Store based
on the number of Stores you agree to develop and whether you are an
existing franchisee.
Veteran Incentives  Franchise fee waived

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How much does it cost to open a Big O Tires Franchise?

The investment required to open a Big O Tires Franchise is between $311,000-$1,133,300. There is an initial franchise fee of $35,000 which grants you the license to run a business under the Big O Tires name.

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  • Term of Agreement:
    10 years
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When did the first Big O Tires open? 1962
When did Big O Tires start Franchising? 1962
Expense In-House Third Party
Franchise Fee No No
Startup Costs No Yes
Equipment No Yes
Inventory No Yes
Accounts Receivable No No
Payroll No No

Third Party Financing Source(s): the SBA & other commercial lenders


On-The-Job Training: Varies
Classroom Training: 80 hours
Additional Training: Online training

Purchasing Co-ops
Online Support
Security/Safety Procedures
Field Operations
Site Selection
Proprietary Software
Franchisee Intranet Platform

Co-op Advertising
Ad Templates
National Media
Regional Advertising
Social media
Website development
Email marketing
Loyalty program/app

20% of all franchisees own more than one unit

Number of employees needed to run franchised unit: 8

Absentee ownership of franchise is allowed. (95% of current franchisees are owner/operators)

Business Experience:

  • Strong management skills

  • To calculate how much income a franchise owner can do at Big O Tires 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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    Big O Tires

    Big O Tires

    Big O Tires Inc.
    4280 Professional Center Drive, Suite 400
    Palm Beach Gardens, FL


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