General

Industry

Retail Products and Services

Category

IT

SBA Identifier

S0353

Year of Founding

2005

Fees

Marketing Fee

3%

Royalty Fee

Varies

Franchise Fee

$25,000-$25,000

Investment Range

$98K-$331K

Location units

Total U.S. Locations

142

U.S. Franchised Units

142

U.S. Corporate Units

0

Headquarters (City)

Alpharetta

Other

Item 19 - Franchise Financials

No

Financing Availability

-

Started Offering Franchises

2006

Issuance of FDD Data

04/16/2021

What to know about Cellairis franchise?

The franchisee will sell wireless device accessories including cellular telephone accessories and related services such as cell phone and wireless device repair from Cellairis branded retail units, which are operated within the building of, and/or on the premises of, another retailer, which will often be a "big box" or mass market retail store, selected by us.

Cellairis is based in Alpharetta, GA. Scroll down to learn more!

How much does a Cellairis franchise cost?

Are you wondering how much is a Cellairis franchise? Before starting a Cellairis franchise, it is important to know the franchise fee, working capital and other costs required to start the business.

The minimum investment amount required to open a Cellairis franchise is $98,474 and can go all the way up to $331,359. Keep in mind, you should also allocate additional funds to live off of while the Cellairis business ramps up. This can take as little as 6 months to over 2 years depending on the franchise opportunity. You should speak to at least 5 Cellairis franchisees to understand the true cost of opening the franchise and how long it takes to: 1) start a Cellairis business 2) pass break even 3) hit significant income.

After (and if) you pass the point of earning significant income from your Cellairis franchise, there may be enough margin to hire a day-to-day manager and work less hours in the business.

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Franchise Data

Year Start of Year Units Opened Units Closed End of Year
2016 45 16 2 490
2017 490 32 110 411
2018 411 12 173 247
2019 247 4 40 211
2020 211 10 79 142

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How much does a Cellairis franchise owner make?

Cellairis franchise earnings and revenue can vary significantly from one franchisee to another.
The Cellairis franchise owner profits can be influenced by labor costs, lease rates, hours worked as well as other factors.

Cellairis unfortunately does not disclose financials on how much Cellairis franchise owners make. This means they do not disclose sales or earnings for franchisees operating in the U.S.

Every franchisor is required by law to disclose income statements and balance sheets for how the franchisor is performing but not for the franchisee level. Unfortunately, Cellairis does not make it easy to understand franchisee financial performance. This can be seen as a red flag and it is important to be that much more diligent in your conversations with Cellairis franchisees. Do note that Cellairis is not alone as about 40% of franchises do not disclose franchisee financial performance.

At Vetted Biz, we suggest you to speak with 5 to 10 Cellairis franchisees to understand how much money they are making from their Cellairis business.

You should also speak to former Cellairis franchisees to understand why they left the system. Did they sell their Cellairis at a profit? Were they forced to close their Cellairis franchise down because it kept losing money?

What is the Cellairis franchise fee?

Owning a Cellairis franchise requires Varies royalty fee and 3% marketing fee. These two expenses represent the main ongoing costs you can expect to pay the franchisor throughout the franchise relationship. There may be other ongoing fees disclosed in the Cellairis Franchise Disclosure Document

Keep in mind, there is also an initial Cellairis franchise fee of $25,000 that is included in the initial investment amount of $98,474 to $331,359. Depending on the franchise agreement you sign, you might have to pay the full franchise fee again if you decide to extend the Cellairis franchise relationship. Consult with a licensed franchise attorney to understand exactly what you receive for paying the Cellairis franchise fee of $25,000.

Visit the Cellairis metrics tab to explore the financials for this business, royalty and marketing fees compare to other Retail Products and Services franchises. You can also compare these fees for 2,000+ franchises currently offered in the U.S.

When was Cellairis founded?

Cellairis started offering franchises in 2006. Cellairis was founded 17 years ago in 2005.

At Vetted Biz, we recommend franchises have 3-5 corporate locations and 5+ years of experience before offering a franchise. There needs to be proof that the business model works and is replicable before offering the franchise to other!

How many Cellairis locations are in the U.S.?

As of 2021, there were 142 locations across the U.S. There are also 0 corporate locations. Most Retail Products and Services franchises like Cellairis have more franchised locations than corporate locations.

How many Cellairis franchises opened over the past few years?

Over the prior 3 years we have data for, Cellairis has opened 26 outlets throughout the U.S. Visit the Cellairis metrics tab to explore how the openings compare to other Retail Products and Services franchises.

How many Cellairis franchises closed over the past few years?

Over the prior 3 years we have data for, Cellairis has closed 292 outlets throughout the U.S

Visit the Cellairis metrics tab to explore how the openings compare to other Retail Products and Services franchises.

Is Cellairis growing? Are they opening more locations than they are closing?

The net unit growth rate for Cellairis over the past 3 years is -65%. Over the last year we have data for, Cellairis had a net unit growth rate of -33%.

Without a comparison, this number doesn’t mean much. Compare how the Cellairis growth rate compares to 2,000+ other franchises and Industry franchises like Cellairis. More info in the Cellairis metrics tab.

Is Cellairis franchise eligible for an SBA Loan?

Cellairis is eligible for SBA loans including the 7(a) loan. To find out more about the SBA loan program for franchising click here.

Cellairis franchise was assigned the SBA Franchise ID of S0353 on 10/01/2017. This DOES NOT mean the SBA endorses this franchise. The SBA Franchise Directory will only include business models like Cellairis that are reviewed and found eligible under SBA’s affiliation rules and other eligibility criteria. Currently, there are over 7,000 franchise opportunities that the SBA has deemed eligible for SBA financing.

Is Cellairis a franchise in the United States?

According to the SBA, Cellairis meets the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) definition of a franchise. The FTC Franchise Rule requires franchisors to provide all potential franchisees with a disclosure document (FDD) containing 23 items about the franchise, its officers, and other franchisees. Be sure that Cellairis provides you with an FDD if you are in discussion to buy a Cellairis.

What is the Cellairis Franchise for Sale Rate?

The Cellairis systemwide health and franchisee satisfaction can be measured by the Cellairisfranchise for sale rate. The franchise for sale rate is calculated by the percentage of units transferred to new franchisees and reacquired by franchisor.

Cellairis franchise for sale rate over the past 3 years is 83%. Over the last year we have data for, Cellairis had a franchise for sale rate of 8%.

Without a comparison, this number doesn’t mean much. Compare how the Cellairis franchise for sale rate compares to 2,000+ other franchises and Industry franchises like Cellairis. More info in the Cellairis metrics tab.

What is the Cellairis Franchise Failure Rate?

Cellairis franchise failures comprise franchise terminations, franchise non-renewals, and franchises that ceased operations for other reasons. The failure rate is one of the most important franchise metrics to consider when investing in a franchise!

Cellairis failure rate over the past 3 years is 206%. Over the last year we have data for, Cellairis had a franchise failure rate of 56%.

Without a comparison, this number doesn’t mean much. Compare how the Cellairis franchise for sale rate compares to 2,000+ other franchises and Industry franchises like Cellairis. More info in the Cellairis metrics tab.

How can I find out more details on Cellairis franchise?

Visit the Cellairis metrics tab to explore franchise profitability, industry comparables and more. Become a Vetted Member today today for exclusive access on this franchise opportunity!

Investment Midpoint

The average of the low and high range of the investment amounts calculated from the most recently available Franchise Disclosure Document

Cellairis

$214,917

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Royalty Fee

The median royalty fee from the Franchise Disclosure Document

Cellairis

Varies

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Franchise Fee Midpoint

Payment that the franchisee must pay to the franchise owner in order to start a franchise.

Cellairis

$25,000

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General

Industry

Retail Products and Services

Category

IT

SBA Identifier

S0353

Year of Founding

2005

Fees

Marketing Fee

3%

Royalty Fee

Varies

Franchise Fee

$25,000-$25,000

Investment Range

$98K-$331K

Location units

Total U.S. Locations

142

U.S. Franchised Units

142

U.S. Corporate Units

0

Headquarters (City)

Alpharetta

Other

Item 19 - Franchise Financials

No

Financing Availability

-

Started Offering Franchises

2006

Issuance of FDD Data

04/16/2021

Detailed Franchise metrics for Cellairis

Detailed Franchise Metrics are metrics calculated and reviewed by Vetted Biz. You can find the available metrics for Cellairis below. “N/A" or Not Applicable results mean that there is not enough data available to compute a precise rate or that the result is not mathematically computable. When results are not mathematically computable, you should pay attention to the absolute values (#) instead of the percentage rate itself.

Growth Rate

The percentage change of total franchise units from one year to the next by franchisor.

 

1 year

3 years

Cellairis

-33%

-65%

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Franchise for Sale Rate

The percentage of units transferred to new franchisees and reacquired by franchisor.

 

1 year

3 years

Cellairis

20%

83%

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Net Unit Growth (most recent year)

Net Unit Growth (3 years)

Failure Rate

Franchise failures comprise franchise terminations, franchise non-renewals, and franchises that ceased operations for other reasons.

 

1 year

3 years

Cellairis

19%

206%

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Business details

Company Name

http://www.cellairis.com/

Business email

**********@******.com

Mailing address

6485 Shiloh Road Building B, Unit # 100

State headquarters

Georgia

Owner Name

Cellairis

Phone

+1 (000) 0********00

City

Alpharetta

Zip code

30005
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