Sarah Barker | SSB Consulting

Franchise Consultant  & Recruiting Specialist

Located in Boise, ID, but I work with clients in all states.

            208.724.1731

           Sarah@SSBconsulting.us

 

 

 

 

 

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Financial Terms

Cash Investment (Liquid): $75000

Minimum Investment: $192595

Maximum Investment: $365299

Minimum Net Worth:

$250000

Franchise Fee: $40000

Business Type
  • Retail 

B2B/B2C

  • B2B

Discounts
  • Vet Fran

  • Minorities

Average # of Employees:

3

Participation Type:

  • Owner-Operator

  • Executive Model

Background

Year Established: 1985

Year First Franchised: 1991

Image 360

Image360 is a Sales-driven, solutions provider in the areas of graphics, signage and displays of virtually every description.  Image360™ center is a full-spectrum provider of all types of visual communication products and services.  Gone are the days of sign painters, and with them the noxious paints and chemicals.

Why Us? 

Today’s sign shop is a quasi-advertising agency featuring full-color designs and graphics. We open every new center with state-of-the-art graphic equipment in order to meet the needs of everyone from the small business owner to corporate clientele.

 

Some of the Graphic and signage solutions we provide are:

• ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) and directional signage solutions

• Advertising Specialties/Promotional Products

• Architectural sign solutions (interior and exterior)

• Art/photo prints/enlargements

• Blueprints

• Building wraps

• Electrical/illuminated signage & displays

• Engraved products (plaques, recognition displays)

• Full color banners and posters

• Magnetic signs

• Trade Show Displays & Graphics

• Vehicle wraps and graphics

• Wall-sized murals and custom wall coverings

• Window graphics

 KEY TRAITS:

•B2B – Your candidate will be developing a professional customer base

•Stable & High Growth Industry.

•Profitability – The OWNER drives the sales or a sales representative to do so

•Strong Repeat Business - over 80% of the customers are regulars

•Compete on service more often than on price (Takes advantage of customer service skills)

•Reliable Technology - new cutting edge technology has broadened the business

 •High Variety (fun) factor - different projects/different customers

Key Points:

  • Lifestyle Flexibility, advantage of B2B

  • Exciting work with unique daily activity

  • Clean, technical environment

  • Low overhead = high margins

  • Recession-proof industry

  • Multi-Platform Sources of revenue

  • High repeat business up to 75%

Support and Training

Owner receives up to 3 weeks at HQ location. Additionally we help assit in the hiring of the Full Time Sales Rep and the Graphic designer/production. This will complete the initial staffing needs for a new Image360. We teach our owners every aspect of the business.  Following training, Image360 will send a specialist to the new store for two additional weeks of onsite training.

Additionally the Product Services Resource Department is in place for each franchisee.  This is a critical differentiator of the Image360™ model from others in the industry. A true dedicated team to each center and franchisee.

 

This group is dedicated to identify and negotiate with all the vendors and resources needed to meet client needs with outsourced solutions.  Focus on assisting Franchise Members to work with one another to facilitate in network solutions — matching available capacity, capabilities or technologies by center to drive business within the network whenever possible.

Ideal Candidate

1. Leader / Communicator

2. Risk-Taker

3. Willingness to Learn

4. Adaptability

5. Thick-Skinned

6. Team Player

7. Financial Aptitude

8. Patience

9. Results Drive

10. Passionate

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