Rank no.470 – Tide Dry Cleaners – US
Products & Services: Dry cleaning
Number of Locations: 18
Total Investment: $575K – 1.28M
Began Franchising: 2009
About Tide Dry Cleaners
Tide Dry Cleaners franchises are offered by Agile Pursuits Franchising Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Procter & Gamble Company. Each location allows customers to drop off items for dry-cleaning and pick them up 24 hours a day by using drop boxes and lockers. Drive-through and tailoring services are also offered.
Where Seeking Franchisees: Franchisor is seeking new franchise units throughout the U.S.
Startup Costs, Ongoing Fees and Financing
Total Investment: $575,000 – $1,290,000
Franchise Fee: $20,000 – $50,000
Ongoing Royalty Fee: 6.5%
Term of Franchise Agreement: 10 years, renewable
Net Worth: $1,000,000
Liquid Cash Available: $300,000
How This Franchise Supports Franchisees
Training: Available at headquarters: 5 weeks.
Ongoing Support: Newsletter, Meetings, Toll-free phone line, Grand opening, Internet, Security/safety procedures, Field operations/evaluations, Purchasing cooperatives, Lease Negotiation
Marketing Support: Co-op advertising, Ad slicks, National media, Regional advertising,
Other marketing support: PR
Franchise Ranking History
Franchise 500®: #470 (2013),
Top New: #48 (2013),
WE’RE CHANGING DRY CLEANING FOR GOOD.
Welcome and thank you for taking the time to learn more about the franchising opportunities available with Tide Dry Cleaners. As a franchisee of Tide Dry Cleaners, you will have an instantly recognizable brand name built upon a foundation of consumer trust, and developed with more than 60 years of fabric-care experience.
From day one, you’ll work with a dedicated management team, whose job is to help you make the most of your investment by providing outstanding training and support in the areas of: Franchising; Real Estate and Construction; Operations; Training; Marketing; I.T.; and Finance. Combine that with our retail design approach, quality garment care, customer service and Tide Dry Cleaners’ proprietary services, and you’ll be able to deliver to consumers an amazing dry cleaning experience.
Tide Dry Cleaners is a blend of innovation and service that’s changing the dry cleaning experience for good. Now is a great time to get in on a ground floor opportunity with a growing brand! We look forward to hearing from you soon, and to assisting you in navigating the franchise qualification process.
INVEST IN A FRANCHISE THAT CATERS
TO TODAY’S BUSY LIFESTYLES.
The Tide name gives your franchise instant recognition and trust with customers.
A clean, bright look, inside and out, along with building amenities like drive-thru/valet service and 24/7 access to clothes offers your customers a quality and convenient experience.
Tide Dry Cleaners uses only the GreenEarth® Cleaning process for all dry cleaning.
Tide Dry Cleaners offers innovative, proprietary services like Tide ColorGuard™, Tide SpotLift™, Tide FreshScent™, Tide Back-to-Black™ and Tide Restore™.
Your staff will receive exceptional training and support to ensure your customers experience world-class service.
Reach a targeted, refined clientele and work in an upscale environment — all while becoming an active member of the community you serve.
WITH A TIDE DRY CLEANERS FRANCHISE YOU GET:
TRUSTED AND VALUED BRAND
For decades, people have trusted the Tide brand for its reliability and dependability. Now, the Tide name will bring you instant recognition and credibility with consumers ready to trust their dry cleaning to the recognized leader in fabric-care.
Tide is a fabric-care expert. Innovative services like Tide ColorGuard™, Tide SpotLift™, Tide FreshScent™, Tide Back-to-Black™ and Tide Restore™ will enable you to deliver an amazing dry cleaning experience to your consumers.
FRANCHISE BUSINESS MODEL
Your Tide Dry Cleaners franchise will have state-of-the-art facilities that allow you to leverage our effective and efficient operations model. It will offer qualified franchisees the ability to scale quickly to a number of locations within a local area — all providing you a tremendous investment opportunity as well as pride of ownership.
Tide Dry Cleaners’ distinctive design and layout equips you with features that offer your customers a best-in-class level of service.