Ziebart - Franchise

Become an owner in an industry that yields financial & personal freedom. The automotive aftermarket is a $500+ billion industry and still growing and provides long-term demand, recurring revenue, recession/pandemic resilience and work-life balance to franchise owners. Owning a Ziebart puts you in the driver’s seat of your business. Grow as large or stay as small as you want, knowing that your community’s need for car care will always be there.

What Does a Ziebart Franchise Cost?

To buy a franchise with Ziebart, you'll need to have at least liquid capital of $150,000 and a minimum net worth of $750,000. Franchisees can expect to make a total investment of $416,000 - $566,000. Ziebart charges a franchise fee of $45,000. They also offer financing via 3rd party as well as a discount for veterans (100% of the Franchise Fee Waived). *


Financial requirements for this franchise:

Liquid Capital: $150,000
What does Liquid Capital mean?
Net Worth: $750,000
What does Net Worth mean?
Franchise Fee: $45,000
What does Franchise Fee mean?
Total Investment: $416,000 - $566,000
What does Total Investment mean?
Royalty Fee: 5% - 8%


Options available to franchisees:

Financing: Via 3rd party
Training: Available
Veteran Discount: 100% of the Franchise Fee Waived
SBA Approved: Available

Franchisor Details

Facts about this franchise:

Home Office: Troy, MI
Year Founded: 1959
Franchising Since: 1962

About Us

At Ziebart, we provide premium automotive appearance and protection services to extend the life of the vehicle you love so you can keep it like new for as long as you own it.

Our Mission: We want to support your pride in vehicle ownership and to protect your investment with the highest quality products, services, exceptional workmanship, and a knowledgeable staff that provides solutions for extending the life of all vehicles.

Our Promise: Backed by 65 years of experience, we promise to provide exceptional customer service and the highest-level quality products to exceed all of your expectations.

We offer the following products and services:

  • Interior Auto Detailing
  • Exterior Auto Detailing
  • Paint Correction
  • Paint Protection
  • Window Tint
  • Rust Protection
  • Undercoating
  • Spray-On Bed Liner
  • Truck & Automotive Accessories
  • Auto Glass
  • Lease Turn-In 

Why Choose Ziebart?

  • Customer-Focused: Our franchisees deliver the highest quality appearance protection services on the market today.
  • Proprietary Products: We provide our franchisees with proprietary products to service consumers' demand. 
  • Globally-Recognized: We are a globally recognized brand name with a proven business model.
  • Extensive Training: We offer Operations, Sales Management, Marketing in all media channels and Onsite Technical Training for our franchisees.
  • Diverse Revenue Streams: Our business model revenue streams are diversified, offering multiple profit drivers, Income diversification.
  • Unlimited Growth Potential: Our franchisees have unlimited growth potential based on the desires of the individual owners goals.

Ziebart International Corporation is committed to providing our franchisees with all the tools necessary for long-term success. As your store plan and location are being developed, you will be scheduled for an in-depth, eight-week training program to educate you on every facet of owning and operating your Ziebart business. Instructional classes include technical skills, professional sales and marketing, business management, and an in-store experience at one of Ziebart's company-owned locations. We also provide:

  • Financial Assistance
  • Site Selection Assistance
  • Lease Negotiation Assistance
  • Cooperative Advertising

What to Expect as a Ziebart Franchisee

The responsibilities of a Ziebart franchise owner typically encompass a range of tasks related to running the franchise and providing services. Here are some common responsibilities:

  • Adherence to Ziebart Standards: Ensure compliance with Ziebart's operational and service standards.
  • Business Operations: Oversee day-to-day operations, including managing staff, scheduling, inventory control, and ensuring a smooth workflow within the center.
  • Customer Service: Uphold high levels of customer service and satisfaction. Interact with customers, address their inquiries, and handle any issues or complaints efficiently.
  • Marketing and Sales: Implement local marketing strategies to promote Ziebart services within the franchise's area. This will involve all aspects of media advertising, promotions, and partnerships to attract customers. You will work directly with the Ziebart Marketing Team to ensure the greatest reach and best ROI.
  • Training Available: New store training including coaching on training employees to ensure they are knowledgeable about Ziebart's product and services. It is your responsibility to uphold quality standards in the work place.
  • Financial Management: Handle budgeting, financial planning, and manage expenses to ensure profitability while maintaining the quality of services offered. You are responsible for following the financial reporting system in order to achieve the greatest results. You will provide a standard P&L to the Vice President of Operations.
  • Facility Maintenance: Ensure the facility meets Ziebart's standards for cleanliness, organization, and functionality to provide a professional environment for customers and staff.
  • Compliance and Regulations: Ensure that the franchise operates in compliance with Ziebart's policies and procedures, as well as local, state, and federal regulations related to automotive services and business operations.

These responsibilities may vary based on the specific terms outlined in the franchise agreement with Ziebart. It's essential for a franchise owner to maintain open communication with the franchisor, attend training sessions, and seek ongoing support to effectively run the business. 

Getting Started

If you are interested in learning how you can join the Ziebart team, we want to hear from you!

Request information below to get in touch with us today and one of our knowledgeable franchise consultants will contact you.

* This information may have changed since first published. We recommend that you always verify fees, investment amounts, and offers with the business opportunity directly prior to making a decision to invest.

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