Foot Solutions

  • Foot Solutions, Inc.
104 Interstate North Pkwy. East
Atlanta, GA 30339
  • (866) 338-2597 / (770) 955-0099
  • (770) 953-6270 (Fax)

Foot Solutions is the world's largest pedorthic footwear retail/mobile network, focusing on health and wellness, the baby boomer marketplace and lifestyle shoes and inserts to change the way people live and feel. With focus on cause-related marketing including affiliations with Susan G. Komen for the Cure, Arthritis Foundation, American Diabetes Association, International Council on Active Aging, to name a few.

Franchisor Background

Year Established: 2000

Franchising Since: 2000

Operating Units

Franchised Units 151 98.7%
Company-Owned Units 2 1.3%
Total Operating Units 153 100%

Geographic Distribution

USA 108 70.6% In 31 States
Canada 15 9.8% In 5 Provinces
International 30 19.6% In 12 Foreign Countries
Total 153 100%

Multi-Unit Operators

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

North American Unit Density

Density Units
Texas 12
California 10
Florida 10

Registered in the following Registration States

California, Florida, Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, New York, North Dakota, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin

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Support and Training

General Information

IFA Member Yes
CFA Member Yes
Franchisee Association? Yes, is a member
Size of Corporate Staff 50
Site Selection
Assistance
Yes
Lease Negotiation Assistance Yes
Financial Assistance Yes, Indirect

Marketing Support

Co-Op Advertising Yes
National Advertising Yes
Regional Advertising Yes
Local Advertising Yes
Marketing Materials Ad Slicks, Brochures, Catalogs, Coupons/Rebates, Direct Mailers, Emails, Promotional Items, Radio Ads, Site Signs, Television Ads, Trade Show Exhibits, Videos
Additional Services: Grand Opening, In-House Marketing, Marketing Research, Newsletter, Online Extranet, Press Releases, Sales Strategies

Ongoing Support

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

Training

Field 1 Week
Marietta, GA 3 Weeks
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Financial Requirements

Investment

Minimum Net Worth Store Front - 300K; Mobile Unit - $150K
Cash Investment Store Front - $40K; Mobile Unit - $25
Total Investment $200-225K
Average Total Investment $220K

Fees

Initial Franchise Fee Store Front - 32.5K; Mobile Unit - $29.5K
Average Franchise Fee $33K
On-Going Royalty 5%
Average Royalty 5%
Advertising Fee 2%

Site Information and Requirements

Average Number of Full-Time Employees 2-3; 1-2 (Mobile Unit)
Average Number of Part-Time Employees 0
Space Needs (in square feet) 1,200-2,000
Preferred Site Types N/A
Other Site Types Allowed Upscale Strip Center
Encourages Conversions Yes
Item 19 (Earnings Claim) Provided? Yes
Listed in the SBA Registry? Yes
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Franchisee Qualifications

Financial Net Worth 3
General Business Experience 3
Specific Industry Experience 1
Formal Education 2
Psychological Profile 3
Personal Interviews 4
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Terms of Contract

Term of Initial Contract 15/5/5
Term of Renewal Period N/A
Passive Ownership? Allowed, but discouraged
Area Development
Agreements?
Yes, for 1 year
Sub-Franchisor
Contracts?
No
Franchisees Allowed to Expand Within Territory? Yes
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Expansion Plans

Projected New Units Over Next 12 Months 50
USA Yes, All United States
Canada Yes, All Canada
Overseas Yes, All Countries
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