Dryclean USA Franchise

Dry cleaning


Selecting the right business to launch a new career doesn't have to be a difficult task. Although there are many factors to take into account, the most important is finding a business that offers exceptional growth potential and a great likelihood of financial stability. When you're investing your hard-earned dollars, you want to select a business that offers a high-level of economic stability and is not greatly affected by fluctuations in the economy.

Dry cleaning is a multi-billion dollar industry that has time and again proven to be recession proof. Clothing will always be in need of cleaning. Furthermore, dry cleaning is a cash and carry business which does not require investing funds in extensive inventory.

It doesn't matter what the latest trend in clothing may be, if it's summer, winter, holiday season, or vacation time. Customers will always have their quality garments cleaned professionally. Even with the proliferation of "casual work days" or "wrinkle free," a vast majority of these garments still need to be professionally cleaned and pressed.

DRYCLEAN USA and the dry cleaning business presents entrepreneurs who have the desire and drive to succeed the opportunity to serve consumers while living the American dream - owning and operating your own business.

It's time to give yourself permission to build your days around what's important to you! You're in Control!
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How much does it cost to open a Dryclean USA Franchise?

The estimated investment required to open a Dryclean USA Franchise is between $80,700-$518,500. There is an initial franchise fee of $15,000-$30,000 which grants you the license to run a business under the Dryclean USA name.

Individual Unit Costs

  • Initial Investment:
    $80,700-$518,500
  • Initial Franchise Fee:
    $15,000-$30,000
  • Royalty Fee:
    $5K/yr.
  • Advertising Fee:
  • Term of Agreement:
    10 years
  • Renewal Fee:
    $5K



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Dryclean USA News & Press Releases

When did the first Dryclean USA open? 1976
When did Dryclean USA start Franchising? 1978

Year U.S.A. Canada International Corporate
2005 221 0 276 0
2004 212 0 267 0
2003 212 0 267 0
2002 216 0 246 0
2001 220 0 220 0
Year U.S.A.
2005 221
2004 212
2003 212
2002 216
2001 220
Year Canada
2005 0
2004 0
2003 0
2002 0
2001 0
Year International
2005 276
2004 267
2003 267
2002 246
2001 220
Year Corporate
2005 0
2004 0
2003 0
2002 0
2001 0
Expense In-House Third Party
Franchise Fee No Yes
Startup Costs No Yes
Equipment No Yes
Inventory No No
Accounts Receivable No No
Payroll No No

Third Party Financing Source(s): the SBA, Delpha Capital, Alliance Laundry Systems

Training
Available at headquarters, Available at franchisee's location, At Dryclean USA training plant

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

Marketing
Co-op advertising, Ad slicks, Regional advertising

25% of all franchisees own more than one unit

Number of employees needed to run franchised unit: 5 - 7

Absentee ownership of franchise is allowed. (90% of current franchisees are owner/operators)

Business Experience:

  • General business experience

  • Your income potential as a Dryclean USA 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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    Dryclean USA

    Dryclean USA

    Dryclean USA
    290 N.E. 68th St.
    Miami, FL
    33138

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