1-800-GOT-JUNK?

  • 1-800-GOT-JUNK, LLC
887 Great Northern Way, # 301
Vancouver, BC V5T 4T5
Canada
  • (877) 408-5865 / (866) 795-5865
  • (801) 751-0634 (Fax)

1-800-GOT-JUNK? has revolutionized customer service in junk removal for 25 years. By setting the mark for service standards and professionalism, an industry that once operated without set rates, price lists or receipts, now has top service standards. You will have the expert advice and support that is key to success. Our intensive training program will get you on track; our on-going support and continuing education will keep you there. Centralized call center allows you to focus on your business.

Franchisor Background

Year Established: 1989

Franchising Since: 1998

Operating Units

Franchised Units 160 100.0%
Company-Owned Units 0 0.0%
Total Operating Units 160 100%

Geographic Distribution

USA 134 83.2% In 40 States
Canada 21 13.0% In 9 Provinces
International 6 3.7% In 2 Foreign Countries
Total 161 100%

Multi-Unit Operators

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

North American Unit Density

Density Units
California 21
Florida 12
New York 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, District of Columbia

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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 68
Site Selection
Assistance
N/A
Lease Negotiation Assistance N/A
Financial Assistance Yes, Direct

Marketing Support

Co-Op Advertising Yes
National Advertising Yes
Regional Advertising No
Local Advertising Yes
Marketing Materials Brochures, Coupons/Rebates, Direct Mailers, Emails, Promotional Items, Radio Ads, Site Signs, Television Ads, Trade Show Exhibits
Additional Services: In-House Marketing, Marketing Research, Newsletter, Sales Strategies

Ongoing Support

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

Training

Vancouver, BC 5 Days
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Financial Requirements

Investment

Minimum Net Worth $250K
Cash Investment $70-100K
Total Investment $209.8-241.8K
Average Total Investment $226K

Fees

Initial Franchise Fee $128K
Average Franchise Fee $128K
On-Going Royalty 8%
Average Royalty 8%
Advertising Fee 1%

Site Information and Requirements

Average Number of Full-Time Employees 2
Average Number of Part-Time Employees 2
Space Needs (in square feet) None
Preferred Site Types N/A
Encourages Conversions No
Item 19 (Earnings Claim) Provided? Yes
Listed in the SBA Registry? No
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Franchisee Qualifications

Financial Net Worth 5
General Business Experience 5
Specific Industry Experience 1
Formal Education 2
Psychological Profile 4
Personal Interviews 5
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Terms of Contract

Term of Initial Contract 5
Term of Renewal Period 15
Passive Ownership? Not 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 0
USA Yes, All United States
Canada Yes
Overseas No
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