Metal Supermarkets

The Convenience Store For Metals®

What Does a Metal Supermarkets Franchise Cost?

Cash Required:$45,000
Net Worth Required:$300,000
Total Investment:$300,000

Franchisor Details

Total Units:72
Year Founded:1985
Franchising Since:1987
Home Office: Mississauga, Ontario, Canada

The World’s Largest Supplier Of
Small Quantity Metals

Thanks to our unique approach to metal distribution and lack of competition, Metal Supermarkets has seen outstanding financial and network growth. A Metal Supermarkets franchise offers consumers from a wide range of industrial metal products, cut-to-size, with no minimum order quantity. Serving more than 60,000 customers worldwide, Metal Supermarkets’ franchise opportunities are a unique and exciting option for those searching for a profitable and sustainable B2B business.

For the last 30 years, our business has remained fundamentally unchanged. The need for metal is not bound to trends, and enjoys minimal industry dependency. Metal Supermarkets franchisees develop reliable, long-term relationships with a diverse customer base through their commitment to our unique selling propositions of variety, speed, and convenience.

As part of the Metal Supermarkets franchise system, you will benefit from:

  • The use of our recognized brand and firmly established business system
  • Access to our preferred provider network
  • Specialized training to implement our business model in your protected territory
  • Our advanced, proprietary ERP system to help manage every facet of your business
  • Ongoing operational, sales and marketing support

A Business As Solid As Steel

Starting a business from the ground up is no easy feat. You need access to experience, dedication and a considerable wealth of skills. That is exactly what you get when you invest in a Metal Supermarkets franchise.

Earn A Solid Income

Owning a Metal Supermarkets store can be an extremely rewarding, fulfilling and profitable experience. In 2015, average annual sales for Metal Supermarkets stores exceeded $1,198,000 USD and average gross margins exceeded 50%.

B2B Business

Enjoy the stability of a B2B business. Experience a high-level of repeat business from professional customers who truly value and need the products and services they provide.

Be Your Own Boss

As a Metal Supermarkets franchisee, you’ll set your own rules and lead a small team of motivated and engaged employees to success.

Balanced Lifestyle

Metal Supermarkets helps entrepreneurs and motivated individuals achieve their goals, dreams and aspirations – both inside and outside the workplace. We help franchisees realize success in all aspects of their lives: family, personal and business.

One-On-One Support

Your dedicated business consultant will provide you with ongoing, one-on-one support and guidance. We’re never more than a phone call away.

A Franchisor That Cares

Metal Supermarkets leadership is dedicated to developing successful franchisees and businesses. As an elected Director of the Canadian Franchise Association, Metal Supermarkets President & CEO, Stephen Schober, advocates on behalf of the franchise industry across Canada, and advises on important issues impacting the future of Canadian franchising.

Robust Training

With the Metal Supermarkets approach to franchise training, you won’t require any prior metal experience to succeed. You will begin with two weeks of online training through our Metal Supermarkets University where you will learn the fundamental aspects of our business model and product offerings. Combined with two weeks of in-class and in-store training led by our experienced Head Office team, you will possess the tools, skills and information needed to grow sales from opening day.

  • Cutting-Edge ERP: Get hands on experience with MetalTech, our proprietary, cloud-based ERP software that allows for rigorous inventory control and total pricing management.
  • Proven Marketing Programs: Our Marketing Team will provide you with a diverse selection of programs and collateral to leverage into quality B2B leads.
  • Ongoing Operational Support: Metal Supermarkets’ franchise support means you won’t have to worry about re-inventing the wheel. With our highly-skilled Operations Team, you will have all of our training, best practices, and proven business strategies at your disposal.

Our Ideal Candidate

Current franchisees come from all walks of life but successful ones do have some commonalities such as a desire and willingness to build and invest in a long term business with tangible products in the B2B arena, have a sales aptitude, extroverted personality, and a willingness to provide outstanding customer service. In addition, they should have a semi-mechanical aptitude.

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Please Note:

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

Interested parties should have at least $40,000 in liquid capital to invest.

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