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Franchise Summary

The franchisee will operate a Martinizing Dry Cleaning Store, a retail dry cleaning store providing to the public dry cleaning and fabric maintenance services.
Company Background
Founded in 1942, Martinizing is America's most trusted dry cleaning and laundry service. In the past 60 years, we have grown from a single store to more than 1,000 locations nationwide. We offer retail dry cleaning and laundry services as well as professional garment care for your everyday wear or special occasion garments.
Franchise Opportunity
Owning and running a dry cleaning and laundry store can be difficult, especially if you're not familiar with the industry. Dry cleaning and laundry stores are notorious for high start-up costs and a steep learning curve. You'll need to learn about the different types of fabrics, how to operate machinery, and how to deal with stains. Martinizing offers a turnkey franchise solution that includes comprehensive training and support from our team of experts. We'll help you get your business up and running quickly so you can focus on providing great service to your customers.
Corporate Structure
Martin Franchises Inc. is a Delaware corporation which was incorporated on May 1, 1978. Their principal business address is 2001 Ford Circle, Suite A, Milford, Ohio 45150.
Investment and Franchisee Fees
The total investment necessary to begin operation of a Martinizing Dry Cleaning franchise is from $305,000 to $593,700. This includes the $40,000 initial franchise fee and $15,000 grand opening/initial marketing deposit that must be paid to the franchisor for an initial franchise.

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How much investment do I need to start my own Martinizing Dry Cleaning business?
Franchisees typically require at least $131,400 to $577,342 investment to get their Martinizing Dry Cleaning business started
What are the initial franchise fees for Martinizing Dry Cleaning?
Franchisees typically need to pay at least $69,500 in fees directly to Martinizing Dry Cleaning in order to earn the right to launch their business
How much money can I make with a Martinizing Dry Cleaning franchise? What are the average revenues for a typical Martinizing Dry Cleaning business?
We haven’t done the math on how much revenue a typical Martinizing Dry Cleaning brings in each year. We estimate that other franchisees in the Professional Services industry generate $0 revenue, so we would expect Martinizing Dry Cleaning to generate a similar amount
How long do I need to commit to running a Martinizing Dry Cleaning unit? What is my contractual commitment?
Martinizing Dry Cleaning franchisees are typically required to sign up to a 10 year contract initially. The renewal length is 10 years. You can of course exit early but don’t expect to get any refund!

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