DIGIKIDS

900 Main Street South, Building 2
Southbury, CT 6488
  • (888) 344-4543 / (203) 405-2142
  • (203) 264-3516 (Fax)

More than 2,200 children are reported lost or missing each day in the United States. DIGIKIDS offers a unique, high-tech solution to aid in the recovery of those children. With a DIGIKIDS franchise, you'll enjoy great earning potential and very low overhead, while providing a much-needed and highly respected service for your community.

Franchisor Background

Year Established: 2003

Franchising Since: 2004

Operating Units

Franchised Units 13 100.0%
Company-Owned Units 0 0.0%
Total Operating Units 13 100%

Geographic Distribution

USA 31 100.0% In 18 States
Canada 0 0.0% In 0 Provinces
International 0 0.0% In 0 Foreign Countries
Total 31 100%

Multi-Unit Operators

Multi-Unit Operators N/A
Franchises Owned by Multi-Unit Operators N/A

North American Unit Density

Density Units
Texas 8
Florida 4
North Carolina 2

Registered in the following Registration States

Florida, Michigan, Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin

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Support and Training

General Information

IFA Member No
CFA Member No
Franchisee Association? No
Size of Corporate Staff 5
Site Selection
Assistance
N/A
Lease Negotiation Assistance N/A
Financial Assistance Yes, Direct

Marketing Support

Co-Op Advertising No
National Advertising Yes
Regional Advertising Yes
Local Advertising Yes
Marketing Materials Ad Slicks
Additional Services: In-House Marketing, Online Extranet
Other Marketing Support monthly conference calls, automated postcard campa

Ongoing Support

Central Data Processing N/A
Central Purchasing N/A
Field Operation Evaluation Included
Field Training Included
Initial Store Opening Included
Inventory Control Included
Franchisee Newsletter Included
Regional or National Meetings Included
800 Telephone Hotline Included

Training

On-Site As Agreed
Corporate Headquarters 2 Days
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Financial Requirements

Investment

Minimum Net Worth $100K
Cash Investment $28.7K
Total Investment $33-100K
Average Total Investment $67K

Fees

Initial Franchise Fee $28.7K
Average Franchise Fee $28K
On-Going Royalty 0%
Average Royalty 0%
Advertising Fee 2%

Site Information and Requirements

Average Number of Full-Time Employees 1
Average Number of Part-Time Employees 1
Space Needs (in square feet) N/A
Preferred Site Types Home-Based
Encourages Conversions Yes
Item 19 (Earnings Claim) Provided? Yes
Listed in the SBA Registry? No
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Franchisee Qualifications

Financial Net Worth 2
General Business Experience 1
Specific Industry Experience 1
Formal Education 2
Psychological Profile 3
Personal Interviews 5
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Terms of Contract

Term of Initial Contract 10
Term of Renewal Period 10
Passive Ownership? Allowed, but discouraged
Area Development
Agreements?
Yes, for 5 years
Sub-Franchisor
Contracts?
No
Franchisees Allowed to Expand Within Territory? Yes
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Expansion Plans

Projected New Units Over Next 12 Months 10
USA Yes, All United States
Canada No
Overseas Yes, All Countries
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