City Publications Franchise Review

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How much does a City Publications franchise cost?

City Publications has a franchise fee of up to $250,000, with a total initial investment range of $43,650 to $267,850.

  • Initial Franchise Fee: $89,000 to $250,000
  • Total Investment: $43,650 to $267,850
  • Working Capital: $1,500 to $10,000
  • Royalty Fee: 6%

The initial cost of a franchise includes several fees -- Unlock this franchise to better understand the costs such as training and territory fees.

How much does a City Publications franchise make?

Franchise revenue depends on a wide range of factors, as does profit. How much money you can make from any franchise depends on a number of specific factors such as franchise location, labor costs, commercial lease rates and a number of other factors. Unlock this franchise for franchise-specific data and insight.

How many franchise locations do they have?

As of the 2019 Franchise Disclosure Document, there are 47 franchised City Publications locations in the USA.

Are there any City Publications franchise opportunities near me?

Based on 2019 FDD data, City Publications has franchise locations in 25 states. The largest region is the South with 19 franchise locations.

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Last Reviewed: 2019

City Publications is graded based on our most recent research.

City Publications Franchise Stats

Total Investment
$43,650 - $267,850
Franchise Fee
$89,000 - $250,000
Franchise Agreement
Initial Term
5 Years
Renewal Term
5 Years
Franchisee Outlet Growth
2010
49
2018
50
Ongoing Fees
Royalty
6.0%
Ad Fees
N/A
# of Franchised Outlets
50

Additional Questions

Do they provide any initial training and opening assistance?

Yes, they have an initial training program of 39 hours. This includes 23 hours of classroom training and 16 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 16
Classroom 23
Total 39

Do they offer Territory Rights?

City Publications offers exclusive territories. For an explanation of territorial rights, unlock this franchise for important details.

Do they have computer and technology support in place?

Yes. City Publications offers comprehensive support for franchisees. Unlock this franchise to find out more details.

When did they begin franchising?

They began franchising in 2002. The average Marketing and Advertising franchise began franchising in 2008.

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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