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Pet Supplies Plus franchise financing options
Compare costs, fees and where to get financing for a Pet Supplies Plus.
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 Pet Supplies Plus franchise may result in higher or lower fees.
Franchise feesPet Supplies Plus franchise fees total around $49,900, which is more than the $37,000 average for the 200 largest franchises.
|Initial franchise fee||$49,900 to $49,900|
|Royalty||2% of monthly gross sales for first 12 months of operation; 3% of monthly gross sales after first 12 months of operation.|
|Estimated total||$49,900 to $49,900|
Equipment feesEquipment fees total $180,750 for Pet Supplies Plus. This costs more than the $180,023 average for the top 200 franchises.
|Equipment||$126,700 to $234,800|
|Estimated total||$126,700 to $234,800|
Real estate feesReal estate will set you back $292,500 for Pet Supplies Plus, thought it's less than the average of $788,376 for the top 200 franchises.
|Leasehold improvements||$25,000 to $550,000|
|Prepaid rent and security deposits||$0 to $10,000|
|Estimated total||$25,000 to $560,000|
Training feesPet Supplies Plus initial training costs total $6,000, which comes in under the nationwide average of $9,788.
|Training||$4,000 to $8,000|
|Estimated total||$4,000 to $8,000|
Marketing costsAdvertisement and marketing costs total up to $25,000 for Pet Supplies Plus, which is more than the nationwide average of $9,938.
|Advertising grand opening||$20,000 to $30,000|
|Advertising||Currently $3,000 per month, $1,000 of which goes to the system advertising fund.|
|Estimated total||$20,000 to $30,000|
Administrative feesPet Supplies Plus administrative fees total up to $15,500 — which comes in over the overall nationwide average of $6,761.
|Legal and accounting||$3,000 to $8,000|
|Setup fee||$10,000 to $10,000|
|Estimated total||$13,000 to $18,000|
Personnel costsUniforms, name tags and the like make up personnel costs, and for Pet Supplies Plus it will run you $22,500. The nationwide average cost of personnel fees comes in at $22,818, which means you'll be paying less to outfit your employees.
|Pre-opening labor||$10,000 to $35,000|
|Estimated total||$10,000 to $35,000|
Other expensesMiscellaneous expenses for Pet Supplies Plus total $90,000 — more than the nationwide average of $69,970.
|Six months' additional funds||$40,000 to $140,000|
|Estimated total||$40,000 to $140,000|
How to financeSince the estimated total for Pet Supplies Plus is on the more costly side, we recommend following these steps to get fully financed:
- Go to the Pet Supplies Plus franchising website and review its financial requirements, including cash-on-hand requirements.
- Reach out to Pet Supplies Plus 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 $682,150 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 Pet Supplies Plus — 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 Pet Supplies Plus 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 $288,600. 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 Pet Supplies Plus stacks upCompare how Pet Supplies Plus holds up against two similarly sized franchises.
|Molly Maid||Pet Supplies Plus||Platou2019s Closet|
|Average Franchise fees||$75,150||$49,900||$25,000|
|Average Equipment fees||$10,250||$180,750||$78,650|
|Average Real estate fees||$8,000||$292,500||$50,000|
|Average Training fees||$4,500||$6,000||NA|
|Average Inventory fees||NA||NA||$72,500|
|Average Marketing fees||NA||$25,000||NA|
|Average Licenses and permits fees||$550||NA||$9,000|
|Average Insurance fees||$3,750||NA||NA|
|Average Admin fees||NA||$15,500||NA|
|Average Personnel fees||NA||$22,500||NA|
|Average Other fees||NA||$90,000||$71,500|
Bottom linePet Supplies Plus franchise costs run a total of $682,150. 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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