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Uptown Cheapskate Franchise Review

Uptown Cheapskate is graded based on our most recent research.

Franchise Facts

Uptown Cheapskate franchises are resale stores for young adults that buy and sell name-brand apparel, shoes and accessories.

How much does an Uptown Cheapskate franchise cost?

Uptown Cheapskate has a franchise fee of up to $25,000, with a total initial investment range of $309,779 to $501,579.

  • Initial Franchise Fee: $25,000
  • Total Investment: $309,779 to $501,579
  • Working Capital: $35,000 to $45,000
  • Royalty Fee: 5.0%

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 an Uptown Cheapskate franchise make?

As with any business, profits from an Uptown Cheapskate 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 2016 Franchise Disclosure Document, there are 79 franchised Uptown Cheapskate locations in the USA.

Are there any Uptown Cheapskate franchise opportunities near me?

Based on 2016 FDD data, Uptown Cheapskate has franchise locations in 19 states. The largest region is the South with 47 franchise locations.


This franchise is expanding into new markets and might be available near you. One of our franchise experts will have detailed knowledge about this brand. Unlock to learn more and connect with our experts.

Last Reviewed: 2016

Uptown Cheapskate Franchise Stats

Total Investment
$309,779 - $501,579
Franchise Fee
Franchise Agreement
Initial Term
10 Years
Renewal Term
5 Years
Franchisee Outlet Growth
Ongoing Fees
Ad Fees
# of Franchised Outlets

Additional Questions

Do they provide any initial training and opening assistance?

Yes, they have an initial training program of 164 hours. This includes 94 hours of classroom training, 45 hours of on-the-job training, and 25 hours of online training. In their FDD they outline who’s in charge of the training. Unlock to find out more.

Online 25
On-the-Job 45
Classroom 94
Total 164

Do they offer Territory Rights?

Uptown Cheapskate does NOT offer territory protections.

Do they have computer and technology support in place?

Yes. Uptown Cheapskate offers comprehensive support for franchisees. Unlock this franchise to find out more details.

When did they begin franchising?

They began franchising in 2008. The average Fashion franchise began franchising in 2010.

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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