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百大连锁店-Rank no. 309 – 新移民致富之路


Rank no. 309 – Mr. Rooter – US

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Products & Services: Plumbing, drain & sewer cleaning

Number of Locations: 329

Total Investment: $68.37K – 162.6K

Founded: 1968

Began Franchising: 1972

About Mr. Rooter

Established in 1968, Mr. Rooter provides full-service plumbing and drain cleaning to both residential and commercial customers at more than 200 locations in the U.S. and Canada and nearly 100 locations internationally. Mr. Rooter began franchising in 1972 and is a subsidiary of The Dwyer Group.

Franchise Units

YEAR U.S. CANADIAN INTERNATIONAL COMPANY OWNED
2013 214 25 90 0
2012 232 26 95 0
2011 240 26 87 0
2010 259 25 97 0
2009 259 26 99 0
Where Seeking Franchisees: Franchisor is seeking new franchise units in the U.S.,Australia/New Zealand, Canada, Western Europe.

Startup Costs, Ongoing Fees and Financing

Total Investment: $68,375 – $162,600
Franchise Fee: $30,000
Ongoing Royalty Fee: 5-7%
Term of Franchise Agreement: 10 years, renewable
FINANCIAL REQUIREMENTS

Net Worth: $200,000
Liquid Cash Available: $50,000

OPERATIONS

Franchise can be run from home. Number of employees needed to run franchised unit: 5 – 6. Absentee ownership of franchise is NOT allowed. (100% of current franchisees are owner/operators).

FINANCING TYPE IN-HOUSE THIRD PARTY
Franchise Fee
Startup Costs
Equipment
Inventory
Accounts Receivable
Payroll

How This Franchise Supports Franchisees

Training: Available at headquarters: 5 days. At franchisee’s location: Varies. Four regional meetings per year; annual reunion
Ongoing Support: Newsletter, Meetings, Toll-free phone line, Grand opening, Internet, Security/safety procedures, Field operations/evaluations, Purchasing cooperatives
Marketing Support: Co-op advertising, Ad slicks, National media,
Other marketing support: Intranet, social media

Franchise Ranking History

Franchise 500®: #309 (2013), #308 (2012), #122 (2011), #139 (2010), #147 (2009),
Fastest-Growing: #91 (2010),
Top Home-Based: #85 (2013), #94 (2012), #32 (2011), #38 (2010), #36 (2009),
America’s Top Global: #163 (2013), #103 (2011), #112 (2010), #115 (2009),

Established in 1968, Mr. Rooter is the largest all-franchised, full-service plumbing and drain cleaning company in the world with over 300 franchises worldwide. Recognized by Entrepreneur magazine among its “Franchise 500” and Franchise Times Top 200,[1] Mr. Rooter Plumbing franchisees provide services to residential, commercial, and industrial customers. Mr. Rooter began franchising in 1972, has six affiliate companies – Aire Serv Heating & Air Conditioning, Glass Doctor, Mr. Appliance, Mr. Electric, Rainbow International and The Grounds Guys Landscape Management, and is a subsidiary of The Dwyer Group, Inc., which is based in Waco, Texas. The Riverside Company, and the Dwyer family bought the company in 2003.

At the start of 2010, Mr. Rooter Plumbing was included in the 2nd Annual “AllBusiness AllStar Franchises" list.[2] The “AllBusiness AllStar Franchises" list is compiled by Dun & Bradstreet‘s subsidiary AllBusiness.com, and ranks the top 300 franchises in the United States.