FAQ’s

A Tail Blazers franchise owner may be either an owner-operator or an investor. If you choose to invest in a Tail Blazers franchise, you will be required to have a full time manager operating the business for you. This full time manager must have invested some of his/her own money, completed the company’s training program and signed the Noncompete Agreement and the Nondisclosure of Confidential Information Agreement.

Yes, based on market demographics, area population, local name recognition, and many other variables we shall stipulate a set territory for each franchise location.

Yes. Exceptional performers will be encouraged to grow with Tail Blazers by sharing their expertise and expanding their growth plans.

You will not have to relocate if you live in or near an available company-selected market. You may find that there are relocation options available if you do wish to move.

Yes. Our staff is experienced in choosing and negotiating prime leased space.

Opening will be based on the availability of a suitable location. Once a site is found, opening can take place in as few as 90 days or as many as 180 days, depending on the site selected and the amount of work that must be done to prepare it for opening.

The term for a Tail Blazers franchise is ten years and unlimited renewals of five year terms.

Since we carefully screen all new franchisees, your Tail Blazers franchise can be sold subject to the written approval of Tail Blazers.

The total investment required* for an Tail Blazers franchise is anywhere from $208,800 - $356,900. This includes the franchise fee, leasehold improvements, furniture and fixtures, equipment, supplies and initial inventory, opening advertising, signs and working capital. Costs may vary widely based on several factors. A cost breakdown can be found on our investment page.

The franchise fee is 30,000*. The royalty is 4% of gross sales. There is a 6 month royalty-free grace period upon opening a new location. In addition, franchise owners are required to pay 1% advertising royalty to be used by the Franchisor for advertising on a national scale. 3% is recommended for local advertising.

Request a franchise package for more information, or if you already have the package and wish to further discussions, please follow the steps on our apply page. Your completion of the franchise package form or the full application does not obligate or bind either of us in any manner. It’s a first step in getting to know each other!

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*Total investment based on fees, costs, as of Jan 2018; subject to change without notice.