Comfort Keepers

  • CK Franchising, Inc.
6640 Poe Ave., # 200
Dayton, OH 45414
USA
  • (888) 836-7488 / (937) 264-1933
  • (937) 665-1360 (Fax)

COMFORT KEEPERS is the service leader with 95% client satisfaction. We provide in-home care, such as companionship, meal preparation, light housekeeping, grocery and clothing shopping, grooming and assistance with recreational activities for the elderly and others who need assistance in daily living.

Franchisor Background

Year Established: 1999

Franchising Since: 1999

Operating Units

Franchised Units 628 96.5%
Company-Owned Units 23 3.5%
Total Operating Units 651 100%

Geographic Distribution

USA 651 86.8% In 47 States
Canada 58 7.7% In 5 Provinces
International 41 5.5% In 4 Foreign Countries
Total 750 100%

Multi-Unit Operators

Multi-Unit Operators 182
Franchises Owned by Multi-Unit Operators 526

North American Unit Density

Density Units
California 89
Florida 53
Ohio 44

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 65
Site Selection
Assistance
No
Lease Negotiation Assistance No
Financial Assistance Yes, Direct

Marketing Support

Co-Op Advertising Yes
National Advertising Yes
Regional Advertising No
Local Advertising No
Marketing Materials Ad Slicks, Brochures, Direct Mailers, Radio Ads, Television Ads
Additional Services: In-House Marketing, Marketing Research, Newsletter, Online Extranet, Press Releases

Ongoing Support

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

Training

Dayton, OH 5 Weeks & Ongoing
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Financial Requirements

Investment

Minimum Net Worth $300K
Cash Investment $83K
Total Investment $86.2-139.6K
Average Total Investment $113K

Fees

Initial Franchise Fee $45K
Average Franchise Fee N/A
On-Going Royalty 5%/$300
Average Royalty N/A
Advertising Fee 2%/$1K

Site Information and Requirements

Average Number of Full-Time Employees 2
Average Number of Part-Time Employees 4-5
Space Needs (in square feet) 400-700
Preferred Site Types Not Applicable
Site Types Allowed Office Space preferable; Home-Based permitted
Encourages Conversions Yes
Item 19 (Earnings Claim) Provided? Yes
Listed in the SBA Registry? Yes
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Franchisee Qualifications

Financial Net Worth 5
General Business Experience 5
Specific Industry Experience 2
Formal Education 3
Psychological Profile 3
Personal Interviews 4
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Terms of Contract

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

Projected New Units Over Next 12 Months 6
USA Yes, All United States
Canada Yes
Overseas Yes
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