Floor Coverings International

  • Floorcoverings International, Ltd.
5250 Triangle Pkwy., # 100
Norcross, GA 30092
USA
  • (800) 955-4324 / (770) 874-7600
  • (770) 874-7605 (Fax)

FLOOR COVERINGS INTERNATIONAL is the 'Flooring Store at your Door.' FCI is the first and leading mobile 'shop at home' flooring store. Customers can select from over 3,000 styles and colors of flooring right in their own home! All the right ingredients are there to simplify a buying decision. We offer all the brand names you and your customers will be familiar with. We carry all types of flooring.

Franchisor Background

Year Established: 1988

Franchising Since: 1988

Operating Units

Franchised Units 117 100.0%
Company-Owned Units 0 0.0%
Total Operating Units 117 100%

Geographic Distribution

USA 106 86.9% In 43 States
Canada 11 9.0% In 5 Provinces
International 5 4.1% In 1 Foreign Countries
Total 122 100%

Multi-Unit Operators

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

North American Unit Density

Density Units
Texas 10
Florida 8
New York 8

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, Alberta

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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 15
Site Selection
Assistance
Yes
Lease Negotiation Assistance Yes
Financial Assistance Yes, Direct

Marketing Support

Co-Op Advertising Yes
National Advertising No
Regional Advertising No
Local Advertising Yes
Marketing Materials Brochures, Catalogs, Coupons/Rebates, Direct Mailers, Emails, Promotional Items, Radio Ads, Site Signs, Television Ads, Trade Show Exhibits

Ongoing Support

Central Data Processing Included
Central Purchasing Included
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

Atlanta, GA 1 Week
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Financial Requirements

Investment

Minimum Net Worth $75K
Cash Investment $60K
Total Investment $148.5-209.5K
Average Total Investment $179K

Fees

Initial Franchise Fee $52.5K
Average Franchise Fee N/A
On-Going Royalty 5%.
Average Royalty N/A
Advertising Fee 3%

Site Information and Requirements

Average Number of Full-Time Employees 1
Average Number of Part-Time Employees 1
Space Needs (in square feet) 1,200-1,500
Preferred Site Types N/A
Other Site Types Allowed Industrial Park
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 4
Formal Education 3
Psychological Profile 4
Personal Interviews 4
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Terms of Contract

Term of Initial Contract 10
Term of Renewal Period 5/5
Passive Ownership? Allowed, but discouraged
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 38
USA Yes, All United States
Canada Yes, All Canada
Overseas No
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