Franchise Opportunity Rating
Review completed: December 2018
$197,172 - $313,136
In 1987, FASTSIGNS International, Inc. founders Gary Salomon and Bob Schanbaum started franchising from the Dallas Metroplex area. Nearly 30 years later, we have grown to over 700 locations in 10 countries around the world. Our franchisees stretch from the U.S. and Puerto Rico to the United Kingdom, Mexico, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Australia, and beyond.
Actual owner reviews from our third party, independent surveys.
"One of the reasons I joined a franchise was to gain the knowledge I needed to be competitive in our local market. The process I have learned along with the competitiveness of the raw materials we purchase has helped our business stay successful."
Todd, Single Unit Owner, Small Market (50,000 - 99,999 population), Overall Brand Rating: 90 FSI
"Very skilled corporate staff, always will to help."
Div, Single Unit Owner, Very Small Market (Under 50,000 population), Overall Brand Rating: 97 FSI
"FII does a great job putting its franchisees in a position to succeed. They give us the tools to utilize and customize our centers to our own strengths, and provide resources any time we look to branch out from our comfort zones."
Steven, Single Unit Owner, Large Market (250,000 - 499,999 population) and Major Metro (500,000+ population), Overall Brand Rating: 83 FSI
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.
50% off the Franchise Fee for Veterans and First Responders
The primary benefits FASTSIGNS offers franchisees include:
Proven practices, a strong model, and a well-known brand make profitability margins much higher than an average graphics business starting from the ground up.
For qualified franchisees, we can help you get the funds you need to get started. FASTSIGNS has $21 million set aside just for SBA financing.
Building a client base is dependent on trust. Thousands of businesses all over the world already know and trust the FASTSIGNS name alone.
FASTSIGNS provides our franchisees a Foundations Training Class, 24/7 online education at FASTSIGNS University, sales training, and more.
PRE-OPENING MARKETING BLITZ
Prior to opening, our team will lay the groundwork for your client base. By the time you open your doors, you’ll have a stream of traffic ready for your FASTSIGNS location.
ESTABLISHED OPERATING SYSTEMS
The FASTSIGNS systems have been continuously developed since 1987 to meet the needs of businesses in every industry, driving profitability and minimizing waste.
RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT OF PRODUCTS & SERVICES
FASTSIGNS is always researching new ways to help franchisees profit from trends and meet cutting-edge business needs. Once a new product or service has proven its worth through rigorous testing, we roll it out to our other FASTSIGNS locations.
In addition to the above benefits, our franchisees receive: