Opportunity Cost

  • Liquid Capital Required: $100,000
  • Net Worth Required: $300,000
  • Total Investment: $182,329 - $267,520
  • Franchise Fee: $47,500

About FASTSIGNS

  • Subsector: Sign Stores
  • Total Units: USA: 572; Canada: 27; Int'l: 47
  • Year Founded: 1985
  • Started Franchising: 1986
  • Home Office: Carrollton, TX
  • Awards: Entrepreneur's Franchise 500 - ranked #1 in category, FBR Top 50 Franchise, FRI World Class Franchise, FRI - #1 Rated Sign & Graphics Franchise, CFA Franchisees' Choice award, FBR Top 100 Franchises for Veterans, GI Jobs Military Friendly Franchise, Bond's Top 100 Franchises, World Franchising Network 50 Top Franchises for Veterans, Franchise Times Top 200 Franchise Systems, Black Enterprise Magazine Top 25 Franchising Opportunities for African Americans, Franchises4Vets 50 Top Franchises for Veterans

Additional Details

  • Veteran Owned Units: 65

They See Signs. You See Dollar Signs.

Now more than ever, businesses look to FASTSIGNS® for innovative ways to connect with customers in a highly competitive marketplace. Our high standards for quality and customer service have made FASTSIGNS the most recognized brand in the industry, driving significantly more traffic to the web than any other sign company.


We Also Lead In These Important Areas:

  • Franchise Business Review FBR50 Franchisee Satisfaction Award 2006-2016
  • Franchise Business Review – Best in Category 2016
  • Franchise Research Institute World Class Franchise – 2011-2017
  • Franchise Research Institute #1 Rated Sign & Graphics Franchise 2014-2015
  • CFA Franchisees’ Choice Designation – 2011-2016
  • CFA – Awards of Excellence, bronze winner 2016
  • FASTSIGNS is one of only a handful of franchises approved for $21 million in SBA financing for approved franchise candidates

Strong Support Drives More Business To Your Doors.

In an industry that's experiencing unprecedented growth and rapid innovation, you want a leadership team that can provide strong strategic direction. FASTSIGNS excels here, too. We invest in our franchise owners by offering a royalty reduction of 50% in the first year for a faster ramp up. And you also have the benefit of dedicated support in:

  • Site selection and build-out
  • Four weeks of training
    • 1 week in a FASTSIGNS center
    • 2 weeks at our Dallas Headquarters
    • 1 week onsite in your new center
  • Pre-opening marketing blitz
  • Grand opening support and guidance
  • Dedicated Business Consultants
  • Franchisee Mentor Program
  • 24-hour web-based learning management
  • Outside sales support

FASTSIGNS Creates More Opportunity.

As a FASTSIGNS franchise owner, your earnings potential is unlimited. And you’ll enjoy owning a business with these compelling features:

  • Over 650+ locations worldwide in 9 countries
  • Low staffing requirements
  • Business-to-business hours
  • Professional business clientele
  • Attractive margins
  • Strong brand name recognition
  • More than 30 year proven history
  • Highly visible low cost real estate
  • $8.5 Million National Ad Fund
  • Low inventory
  • Buying power with key suppliers and vendors

Need More Convincing?

FASTSIGNS is the only franchisor in our industry to include a full Financial Performance Representation (Item 19) in our Franchise Disclosure Document, including information on our 2015 center average and top quartile Owners Discretionary Profit (ODP):

  • Top Quartile Owners Discretionary Profit (ODP): 28.3%, or $272,182
  • Average Center Owners Discretionary Profit (ODP): 18.6%, or $156,983

Ideal Candidate

Ideal candidates and existing franchisees come from all walks of life however those with strong senior or executive level experience in Sales, Project Management, Technology, or overall Management ( CEO, CFO, COO) often do best as this business is about managing relationships and people. FASTSIGNS is also a great business for two (Husband/Wife) or other teams. FASTSIGNS is also a great family business; many franchisees engage their children in the business.

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FASTSIGNS is currently accepting inquiries from the following states: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, 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, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, Washington, D.C., West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming.

FASTSIGNS is also currently accepting Canadian inquiries.

Interested parties should have at least $100,000 in liquid capital to invest.

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