Comet Cleaners

Company Details

Industry:Services-General
Subsector:Dry Cleaning/Laundry
Total Units:235
Franchising Since:1969

Comet Cleaners Dry Cleaning Franchise

Comet Cleaners, an industry leader in dry-cleaning innovations, is currently seeking qualified and motivated franchisee candidates for a number of available US markets. We currently have over 350 franchise locations in 18-states.

Our franchise system will provide you the security of working with experts who have been in the industry for over 70 years. Because our of our extensive and professional training and on-going support, previous experience is not necessary.

Why Comet Cleaners?

We have over 70 years of successful dry-cleaning expertise to assist you in the operation of your Comet CleanerÂ’s location. Our operations consultants will assist you in all aspects of your store -- from the initial development and training to ongoing support. Our experience and support will provide you with an extraordinary opportunity as part of this franchise system.

Our Franchise Package Includes:

    Professional store design and layout
    We will assist you with the layout of your store plan to maximum production and efficiency as well as the installation of your equipment package. We also provide a vendor list detailing all the supplies needed to complete your store.

    Expert Installation
    Our technicians are experienced in plant construction and equipment installation according to Comet specifications. A typical equipment installation takes a week to 10 days.

    Training
    We provide a comprehensive hands-on training program on-site at our company store. You will be instructed in the essentials of dry-cleaning operations, labor management, administration, marketing and a broad range of other subjects needed to successfully operate your Comet Cleaners location. This 14-day program concludes with a "owner simulation" in which you run our company store as if it were your own. In addition, follow-up training is provided upon opening your store.

    Real Estate
    We will provide you with real estate site selection assistance. Once you have selected a site, we will visit the area to evaluate the site and the lease proposal.

    Marketing
    We will assist you with local area marketing and help coordinate your store's opening. We provide guidelines for advertising, promotions, and the utilization of our trademarks.


Financial Requirements

The estimated initial investment is from $197,500 for dry-cleaning only to $390,000 for a full dry-cleaning and laundry. This includes everything needed to operate your own Comet CleanerÂ’s location. Actual costs will differ based on variances such as location and equipment upgrades. Included in the initial investment is a one-time franchise fee. Additionally, there is an ongoing annual license fee of $2,000. Third party financing assistance is available. Most lenders require a minimum of 25 - 30% of the total project.

If you are interested in joining the leader in dry-cleaning, please complete the email form below and we will contact you A.S.A.P!

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