ZIPS Franchise

Dry cleaning for $2.49

Dry cleaning is not a new concept; dry cleaning the ZIPS way, is. It's simply "Professional Cleaning. Unbeatable Pricing." Our successful business model is based on the revolutionary concept of dry cleaning any garment for just $2.49 - that's less than half the price of today's industry average. Plus, we offer this price with same-day pickup - "in by 9, out by 5."

Our competitors can't touch it. ZIPS' one price/high volume customer prepay business model outperforms independent operators with high average store sales.

At the base of our success is our efficient, technology-based operating system…but that's just the beginning.

How Do We Do It?

ZIPS' efficient, technology based operating system, that's how! Our system combines proven technologies with state-of-the-art equipment.
As a ZIPS franchisee, you will use this same system to run your own ZIPS ‘one price/high volume' dry cleaning business.
Do You Qualify?
ZIPS is expanding, offering franchise opportunities to qualified individuals and groups. If selected, you may be part of the ZIPS revolution with a ZIPS Dry Cleaners' franchise of your own! 

is looking for individuals who possess the following abilities:

* Management skills
* Motivator

* Good delegator
* Ability to embrace training
* Self-motivated to succeed.

The total investment necessary to begin operation of a franchised
ZIPS Dry Cleaners Business ranges from $745,700 to $1,300,000. This
range includes a $30,000 franchise fee and a $7,500 software license fee
that must be paid to the franchisor or its affiliate(s). If you are a
developer, you will pay a development fee of $10,000 for each ZIPS Dry
Cleaners Business to be developed.
Veteran Incentives  20% off franchise fee

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#317 in Franchise 500 for 2020.
#229 in Franchise 500 for 2021.

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How much does it cost to open a ZIPS Franchise?

The investment required to open a ZIPS Franchise is between $745,700-$1,300,000. There is an initial franchise fee of $30,000 which grants you the license to run a business under the ZIPS name.

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When did the first ZIPS open? 1996
When did ZIPS start Franchising? 2006

United States: Nationwide

Canada: Nationwide

Expense In-House Third Party
Franchise Fee N/A Yes
Startup Costs N/A Yes
Equipment N/A Yes
Inventory N/A Yes
Accounts Receivable N/A N/A
Payroll N/A Yes

It starts with a six-week training program. In qualifying you to operate a high-volume dry cleaning business, training will cover the following:

- Techniques and processes in both laundry and dry cleaning
- Management, daily operations and back office systems
- Specific store "start-up" assistance at each new location

On-The-Job Training: 364 hours
Classroom Training: 36 hours

An Operations Manual that provides immediate review of procedures and clear, step-by-step instructions in daily procedures and management policies taught during the training program.
Site Selection Guidelines to help you make smart decisions about the site and location of your ZIPS Dry Cleaners franchise.
Marketing Support promoting the ZIPS brand identity, along with creative advertising materials, marketing and promotional guidelines and much more.
Ongoing Operational Support that includes complete training and management assistance coupled with overall coordination and planning for the ZIPS Dry Cleaners franchise business.
Purchasing Co-ops
Toll-Free Line
Grand Opening
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
Loyalty program/app

Number of Employees Required to Run: 12

To calculate how much income a franchise owner can do at ZIPS 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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