Arthur Murray Franchise Review

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How much does an Arthur Murray franchise cost?

Arthur Murray has a franchise fee of up to $100,000, with a total initial investment range of $46,485 to $225,250.

  • Initial Franchise Fee: $25,000 to $100,000
  • Total Investment: $46,485 to $225,250
  • Working Capital: $0 to $20,000
  • Royalty Fee: 10%

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How much does an Arthur Murray franchise make?

As with any business, profits from an Arthur Murray franchise depend on a variety of factors. Typically, profits are proportionate to the size of investment. Demand for your products, labor costs, commercial lease rates and a number of other variables also play a huge role in your bottom line. For system-specific data, unlock this franchise.

How many franchise locations do they have?

As of the 2017 Franchise Disclosure Document, there are 196 franchised Arthur Murray locations in the USA.

Are there any Arthur Murray franchise opportunities near me?

Based on 2017 FDD data, Arthur Murray has franchise locations in 31 states. The largest region is the West with 60 franchise locations.

AZ
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GA
HI
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IN
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MI
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NC
NH
NJ
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Last Reviewed: 2017

Arthur Murray is graded based on our most recent research.

Arthur Murray Franchise Stats

Total Investment

$46,485 - $225,250
Franchise Fee

$25,000 - $100,000
Franchise Agreement
Initial Term
2 Years
Renewal Term
5 Years
Franchisee Outlet Growth
2010
178
2016
192
Ongoing Fees
Royalty
10.0%
Ad Fees
2.0%
# of Franchised Outlets

182

Additional Questions

Do they provide any initial training and opening assistance?

Yes, they have an initial training program of 135 hours. This includes 15 hours of classroom training and 120 hours of on-the-job training. In their FDD they outline who’s in charge of the training. Unlock to find out more.

Online 0
On-the-Job 120
Classroom 15
Total 135

Do they offer Territory Rights?

Arthur Murray does NOT offer exclusive territories.

Do they have computer and technology support in place?

No. But in some instances, franchises may not need to offer support.

When did they begin franchising?

They began franchising in 1939. The average Education, Entertainment and Sports Training franchise began franchising in 2012.

Do they offer financing support?

No, but you can click here to fill out our affordability calculator and understand your financing options.
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