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Instant Imprints

As an Instant Imprints Franchisee, customers come to you when they want to be more visible to their customers. We create that visibility five different ways: Embroidery, Signs & Banners, Promotional Products, Custom T-Shirts and Print Services.



What Does a Instant Imprints Franchise Cost?

To buy a franchise with Instant Imprints, you'll need to have at least $150,000 in liquid capital and a minimum net worth of $150,000. Franchisees can expect to make a total investment of $125,000 - $300,000. They also offer financing as well as a discount for veterans. *


Financial requirements for this franchise:

Liquid Capital: $150,000
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Net Worth: $150,000
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Total Investment: $125,000 - $300,000
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Options available to franchisees:

Financing: Available
Training: Available
Veteran Discount: Yes

Franchisor Details

Facts about this franchise:

Home Office: San Diego, CA
Year Founded: 2002
Franchising Since: 2002

The Instant Imprints Franchise Opportunity

Our franchisees help create visibility for their customers, five different ways.

Instant Imprints is a fun, full-service promotional marketing and visual communications business. We help our customers to get noticed everywhere, every way, with over 1 million items available.  We can put a logo or message on just about anything!  Our services include: custom t-shirts, embroidery, signs and banners, promotional products and print services.

Our centers are locally owned and operated in each community, and our franchisees are full of unique ideas on how to help their customers promote.

At Instant Imprints, we take pride in empowering local businesses, sports teams and individuals with the promotional tools they need to meet their visibility goals. As a valued contributor to the local economy, you’ll be able to be see the brands around you thrive with your help.

Why Instant Imprints

We offer a full service visual communications and light manufacturing business that offers the following Benefits:

• Custom T-shirts, Embroidery, Signs and Banner, Promo Products & Digital Printing

• Primarily Business to Business with multiple revenue streams

• Great family friendly hours Monday-Friday 9-6.

• Modest investment with low overhead

• Clean professional business

• High rate of repeat business and multiple product categories

Everything You Need To Achieve - Our business development strategy is supported by a team of successful leaders who will assist you throughout the development process to ensure quality results. We host webinars and seminars to keep our network updated and informed on research, development and ongoing promotions. We believe in strong franchisor/franchisee relationships with open communication, mutual trust, clearly defined rights/obligations and a dedication to long-term success.

Our Model and Options

Brick and Mortar Opportunities:

  • Growth Format Center: approx. 1000 sq ft
  • Basic equipment package
  • Easier to manage and scale
  • Total Investment $125,000 - $200,000
  • Expanded Format Center: approx. 1400 sq ft
  • Expanded equipment package
  • More inhouse production capability
  • Total Investment $150,000-$300,000

Area Representative/Master Franchises: 

We have some limited AREA/Masters available.  Split fees, and Royalties for recruiting, training, mentoring, and supporting franchisees in your region (costs vary based on the territory)  We only have 90 territories available.

Training & Support

4 Pillars of Business Success

It is our intention to provide every franchisee joining our system with a complete understanding of the 4 Pillars of business success: SALES, PROFIT, OPERATIONS and PEOPLE, creating a foundation for success that is unique to our industry.

Our theme, at every step of the training process, is to provide MORE CLARITY and LESS STRESS. Every credible franchise teaches the fundamentals of operations, in our case, sign making, apparel decoration, and the sale of promotional items and print services. But that is not enough for us. We want to make sure that our Franchisees are empowered (empowerment = knowledge motivation) to build the business that they want.

Instant Imprints training is delivered in five segments:

  • IIU Pre-Training
  • Instant Imprints University (IIU)
  • IIU Post-Training
  • Opening Support
  • FastStart Program.

Ideal Candidate

We are looking for franchise owners that are:

  • Resourceful and Action oriented (can find an answer and act on it)
  • Strongly committed to excellent customer service
  • Have a positive attitude and can think on their feet
  • Comfortable with a dynamic light manufacturing environment
  • Enjoy networking and being a business leader in your community
  • Enjoy operations, marketing and having fun!

If you are a team builder with a positive, action-oriented attitude, you are who we are looking for on our team! 

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Instant Imprints has received the following awards and acknowledgements:

Best for Vets 5 years running, Canadian Business Franchise Top Business Service Brand 5 years running


Instant Imprints is currently accepting inquiries from the following states:

California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, North Carolina, South Carolina, Washington,

Interested parties should have at least $150,000 in liquid capital to invest.

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