Rent-A-Center Franchise Review

Franchise Facts

The Rent-A-Center franchise system offers a rental business that provides "rental purchase" programs for a specialized inventory of rental products, such as major consumer electronics, audio-video equipment, appliances, furniture, jewelry and computers as well as the sale of related accessories.

How much does a Rent-A-Center franchise cost?

Rent-A-Center has a franchise fee of up to $35,000, with a total initial investment range of $355,440 to $582,190.

  • Initial Franchise Fee: $35,000
  • Total Investment: $355,440 to $582,190
  • Working Capital: $95,000 to $130,000
  • Royalty Fee: 6%

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How much does a Rent-A-Center franchise make?

Franchise profits depend on a number of variables, including local demand for your product, labor costs, commercial lease rates and several other factors. Typically, franchise profits are proportionate to the size of investment. We can help you figure out how much money you can make by reviewing your personal situation. Please unlock this franchise for more information.

How many franchise locations do they have?

As of the 2016 Franchise Disclosure Document, there are 152 franchised Rent-A-Center locations in the USA.

Are there any Rent-A-Center franchise opportunities near me?

Based on 2016 FDD data, Rent-A-Center has franchise locations in 23 states. The largest region is the South with 134 franchise locations.

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Last Reviewed: 2016

Rent-A-Center is a Franchise Grade Made The Grade™ franchise, which means it's ranked highly by our analysts!

Rent-A-Center Franchise Stats

Total Investment
$355,440 - $582,190
Franchise Fee
$35,000
Franchisee Support
Training
Software
Franchisee Outlet Growth
2011
0
2016
152
Ongoing Fees
Royalty
6.0%
Ad Fees
4.5%
# of Franchised Outlets
92

Additional Questions

Do they provide any initial training and opening assistance?

Yes, they have an initial training program of 140 hours. This includes 40 hours of classroom training and 100 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 100
Classroom 40
Total 140

Do they offer Territory Rights?

Rent-A-Center does NOT offer exclusive territories.

Do they provide Veteran or First Responder Discounts?

Yes, unlock to find out the amount of the discount.

When did they begin franchising?

They began franchising in 1996. The average Home Décor franchise began franchising in 2005.

Do they offer financing support?

Yes, you can also click here to fill out our affordability calculator and understand your financing options.
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