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Investment Criteria

Educational Outfitters’ Initial Franchise Investment Requirements

The Educational Outfitters business is built upon a unique retail model and local owners who focus on strong, long-term customer relationships.

While every market is different, the estimates below provide a general range of the initial investment requirements.

  Low Range High Range
Initial Franchise Fee $29,500 $29,500
Initial Rent and Deposit 5,000 15,000
*Initial Inventory Deposit (25% of Overall Purchase) 25,000 75,000
Leasehold Improvements 500 10,000
Signage 2,000 5,000
Furniture and Fixtures 4,000 7,000
Equipment 1,200 2,000
Grand Opening Marketing 500 1,000
Pre-Opening Salaries 0 1,000
Travel for Initial Training 500 2,000
Start-up Supplies 400 1,000
Insurance 225 500
Permits, Licenses and Fees 25 500
Utility Deposits 0 500
Legal and Accounting Fees 500 2,000
Computer Hardware and Software 7,500 9,000
Heat Transfers and Embroidery 4,000 10,000
Freight 500 1,500
Telephone System 30 200
Petty Cash 200 250
Decor Items     1,000 5,000
Uniforms 0 200
Royalty Fee 5% of Weekly Gross Revenues
Advertising Fees 3% of Monthly Gross Revenues
Additional Funds     0 20,000
  Totals $82,080 $198,150

* NOTE: The other 75% must be paid in full to our vendors at the end of our selling season in September.

This 75% is the difference between the initial and the overall investment.

After successfully launching your business, additional capital may be required to drive future growth.

Contact our franchise team to discuss the long-term financial requirements that can maximize the potential of your franchise.