Business Overview

Reputable franchise printing business that has successfully served it’s community in the west suburbs of Chicago for decades.

Consistent financials, diverse customer base with a lot of re-occurring revenue, and not reliant on the owner’s constant involvement to be successful.

Amazing franchise support, long-term recurring clients, and serious competitive advantages make this company an attractive deal for a new operator.

Also – most established franchises require a Transfer Fee similar to what an initial franchise fee would be, but not in this case. This is a rare opportunity to acquire a well-established franchise without the added cost.


  • Asking Price: $359,000
  • Cash Flow: $98,000
  • Gross Revenue: $556,000
  • FF&E: N/A
  • Inventory: $3,000
  • Inventory Included: N/A
  • Established: N/A

Detailed Information

  • Property Owned or Leased:Own
  • Property Included:N/A
  • Building Square Footage:N/A
  • Lot Size:N/A
  • Total Number of Employees:N/A
  • Furniture, Fixtures and Equipment:N/A
About The Facility:

The owner of the business also owns the building, which can be leased or purchased in addition to the business.

Is Support & Training Included:

Owner will ensure a smooth transition, in addition to formal training provided by the franchisor

Purpose For Selling:

Considering Retirement

Pros and Cons:

Commodity service with plenty of competition, this business differentiates with a national-brand, stellar reputation, and complimentary business services.

Opportunities and Growth:

Long term re-occurring customers create an opportunity to secure some subscription or membership revenue by defining different levels of service. Horizontal growth by maximizing full suite of services among existing customer base.

Established Franchise:

This Business Is An Established Franchise

Additional Info

The transaction won't include inventory valued at $3,000*, which ins't included in the asking price.

Why is the Current Owner Selling The Business?

There are all types of reasons why people choose to sell companies. However, the true reason and the one they say to you may be 2 absolutely different things. As an example, they may state "I have way too many other responsibilities" or "I am retiring". For many sellers, these reasons stand. But, for some, these may simply be justifications to try to hide the reality of changing demographics, increased competition, current reduction in revenues, or a range of other factors. This is why it is very crucial that you not depend absolutely on a seller's word, yet rather, utilize the seller's response combined with your general due diligence. This will paint a much more practical image of the business's current situation.

Existing Debts and Future Obligations

If the existing entity is in debt, which many companies are, then you will have reason to consider this when valuating/preparing your offer. Many operating businesses take out loans in order to cover items like supplies, payroll, accounts payable, and so on. Keep in mind that occasionally this can imply that profit margins are too thin. Numerous businesses come under a revolving door of taking on debt as a way to pay back other loans. In addition to debts, there may additionally be future commitments to think about. There may be an outstanding lease on equipment or the structure where the business resides. The business might have existing contracts with vendors that have to be satisfied or may lead to penalties if canceled early.

Understanding the Customer Base, Competition and Area Demographics

Exactly how do operating businesses in the location draw in brand-new clients? Most times, businesses have repeat customers, which create the core of their day-to-day revenues. Particular elements such as brand-new competitors growing up around the location, roadway building and construction, and employee turnover can impact repeat customers and negatively affect future incomes. One important thing to consider is the location of the business. Is it in a highly trafficked shopping center, or is it hidden from the highway? Undoubtedly, the more people that see the business on a regular basis, the greater the possibility to construct a returning customer base. A final thought is the basic location demographics. Is the business located in a largely inhabited city, or is it situated on the outskirts of town? How might the neighborhood median house earnings impact future earnings potential?