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EarthWise Pet Supply franchise financing options
Compare costs, fees and where to get financing for a EarthWise Pet Supply.
Estimated initial costs
Our cost estimates are accurate as of 2021 from Franchise Direct and include opening fees and expenses only. The location you choose for your EarthWise Pet Supply franchise may result in higher or lower fees.
Franchise feesEarthWise Pet Supply franchise fees total around $39,500, which is more than the $37,000 average for the 200 largest franchises.
|Initial franchise fee||$39,500 to $39,500|
|Royalty||4% of gross revenue derived from the retail sale of products; 6% of gross revenue derived from pet grooming services; and 12% of gross revenue derived from any other services or means.|
|Estimated total||$39,500 to $39,500|
Equipment feesEquipment fees total $54,250 for EarthWise Pet Supply. This is less than the $180,023 average for the top 200 franchises.
|Furnishings, fixtures and equipment||$20,000 to $60,000|
|Security system||$500 to $3,000|
|Signage||$5,000 to $20,000|
|Estimated total||$25,500 to $83,000|
Training feesEarthWise Pet Supply initial training costs total $23,500 — more than the nationwide average of $9,788.
|Initial training fee||$19,500 to $19,500|
|Travel and living expenses while training||$500 to $7,500|
|Estimated total||$20,000 to $27,000|
Marketing costsAdvertisement and marketing costs total up to $16,500 for EarthWise Pet Supply, which is more than the nationwide average of $9,938.
|Grand opening advertising||$9,000 to $24,000|
|Estimated total||$9,000 to $24,000|
Other expensesMiscellaneous expenses for EarthWise Pet Supply total $67,250 — less than the nationwide average of $69,970.
|Three months' additional funds||$41,000 to $93,500|
|Estimated total||$41,000 to $93,500|
How to financeSince the estimated total for EarthWise Pet Supply is on the more costly side, we recommend following these steps to get fully financed:
- Go to the EarthWise Pet Supply franchising website and review its financial requirements, including cash-on-hand requirements.
- Reach out to EarthWise Pet Supply about in-house financing for franchisees.
- If in-house financing isn't available, look for online loans, bank loans and SBA loans to help meet the $201,000 estimated opening costs.
- Compare lenders based on amounts, interest rates and what types of personal and business credit history they accept.
- Once you settle on a lender, gather all required documents, including account statements and assets.
- Apply for financing online or in person as required by the lender.
What types of financing is available?You have several options when it comes to financing a EarthWise Pet Supply — even if the cost is on the heavier side. What assets you have available will largely determine how much you need to borrow, and which option suits you best.
- Online loan. A number of online business lenders offer amounts up to $1 million, with some extending up to $5 million.
- Bank loan. Your personal credit will typically need to at least be good — 670 or higher — when it comes to getting a bank loan large enough to cover a significant portion of EarthWise Pet Supply opening costs.
- SBA loan. While your personal credit score doesn't need to be as good to qualify for an SBA loan, they usually cost more than standard term loans from banks or online lenders.
Compare small business lendersYou may not need financing to cover the estimated $135,000. But if you need funds for other business ventures, select the loan amount, your time in business and revenue and your personal credit score to compare a selection of lenders.
We update our data regularly, but information can change between updates. Confirm details with the provider you're interested in before making a decision.
How EarthWise Pet Supply stacks upCompare how EarthWise Pet Supply holds up against two similarly sized franchises.
|Concrete Craft||EarthWise Pet Supply||Totally Nutz|
|Average Franchise fees||NA||$39,500||$27,500|
|Average Equipment fees||NA||$54,250||$1,324|
|Average Real estate fees||NA||NA||$3,000|
|Average Training fees||NA||$23,500||$1,850|
|Average Inventory fees||NA||NA||NA|
|Average Marketing fees||NA||$16,500||NA|
|Average Licenses and permits fees||NA||NA||$275|
|Average Insurance fees||NA||NA||$988|
|Average Admin fees||NA||NA||NA|
|Average Personnel fees||NA||NA||NA|
|Average Other fees||NA||$67,250||$3,500|
Bottom lineEarthWise Pet Supply franchise costs run a total of $201,000. Before you decide to become a franchisee, compare the total costs against industry averages. And to learn more about financing read our guide to franchise financing.
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