To buy a franchise with 1-800-GOT-JUNK?, you'll need to have at least $90000 in liquid capital.
Total Units: 164
Year Founded: -
Franchising Since: -
Home Office: Vancouver, BC
Locations Available: See Below*
Liquid Capital Required: $90,000
Net Worth Required: N/A
Total Investment: $90,000 – $150,000
Franchise Fee: N/A
Royalty Type: -
Vetern Discount: -
*1-800-GOT-JUNK? is currently accepting inquiries from the following locations: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming
Values & History
When our Founder and CEO Brian Scudamore was 18, he invested $700 in an old pickup truck and founded the Rubbish Boys. Ten years later, Scudamore had changed the name of his Vancouver-based company to 1-800-GOT-JUNK? and secured the 1-800 phone number to begin franchising.
In February 2008, Scudamore was named the International Franchise Association's Entrepreneur of the Year and joined the ranks of Frederick DeLuca of Subway and Anthony DeSio of Mail Boxes, Etc., both previous winners. This prestigious award and countless others demonstrate that 1-800-GOT-JUNK? is the best system available in the franchise service industry today.
Market & CompetitionEverybody has junk but has difficulty getting rid of it. Just look in your local newspaper - there are countless ads for 'man with a truck'. This shows that the junk removal business is a fragmented industry in need of a national and trustworthy brand - that's where 1-800-GOT-JUNK? comes in.
As the world's largest junk removal business, we have enjoyed exponential growth and widespread recognition from the media since its inception in 1989. Our franchise system has been featured by some of the best-known outlets in media including:
- The Oprah Show
- Entrepreneur Magazine - ranked #1 in our category in 2008 and 2007
- Fortune & Fortune Small Business Magazine
- Squawkbox (CNBC)
- The Donny Deutsch Show
Our goal is to create a globally admired brand while helping you achieve your financial and professional goals. We know it is a significant risk to start a business and are confident you will achieve $100,000 in revenue during your first year. If you don't, we'll refund 100% of your territory fee and allow you to give back your franchise.
Training & Support
We facilitate the growth of our system by hosting Franchise Partner forums, regional meetings, a Franchisee Advisory Council (FAC) and our yearly conference.
You'll get an exclusive territory to ensure your future growth.
We handle all sales/service/dispatch calls for you so you can concentrate on building your business.
We help you plan and deploy the elements needed to drive the growth of your business.
Ideal Candidate & Qualifications
We are seeking strong leaders who are:
- Results-oriented and excited about long term growth.
- Have strong sales and marketing skills.
- Have leadership and management experience
Purchasing a 1-800-GOT-JUNK? Franchise
Interested parties should have at least $90,000 to invest.
As our business continues to grow and develop, you will reap the benefits by being part of an award-winning, innovative company that has built a strong reputation for providing reliable, friendly and efficient service.
We currently have North American opportunities to own our franchise in the following markets: Huntsville, AL; New Orleans, LA; Albuquerque, NM; Knoxville, TN; Chattanooga, TN; Wichita, KS; Toledo, OH; Jackson, MS; Syracuse, NY; NW Arkansas; Little Rock, AR; Lexington, KY; Tulsa, OK; Ft Collins, CO; Sacramento, CA; Fresno, CA; Atlanta, GA (East); Atlanta, GA (South); Melbourne, FL; Tampa, FL; Wilmington, NC and Kelowna, BC.
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