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General

Industry

Health and Beauty

Category

Spa

Works with Franchise Brokers

No

Year of Founding

2009

Fees

Marketing Fee

2%

Royalty Fee

6%

Franchise Fee

$45,000-$45,000

Investment Range

$615K-$927K

Location units

Total U.S. Locations

1109

U.S. Franchised Units

1109

U.S. Corporate Units

N/A

Headquarters (City)

Scottsdale

Other

Item 19 - Franchise Financials

Yes

E-2 Visa Eligibility

No

Started Offering Franchises

2010

Issuance of FDD Data

04/29/2022

Key Indicators

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Franchise Payback Period (Years)

Owner Salary / Compensation

Average Unit Volume (AUV)

Franchise Cost

$615K-$927K

Franchise Fee

$45,000-$45,000

What to know about Massage Envy franchise?

Message Envy Franchising, LLC offers franchises to operate a personal health business under the name "Massage Envy®" that offer professional therapeutic massage services, Massage Envy's proprietary Total Body Stretch service, hot stone massage therapy, customized facial and/or skin care services (including services such as microdermabrasion and chemical peel), all utilizing a unique process and high-end product line, as well as related products and services through a membership-based program in a distinctive, clean and friendly environment. Since its inception in 2002, Massage Envy has grown to over 1,200 locations across the United States. Massage Envy provides a simple business model with protected territories, low start-up costs and on-going support from an experienced management team, giving franchisees the ability to offer professional and affordable massage services and skin care services to members and guests. The initial investment for a single Massage Envy location ranges from $393,950 - $601,500. The company's proven business model has resulted in strong demand for franchises nationwide. The Business offers therapeutic massage services performed by licensed/registered massage therapists ("MTs"). In addition, at the sole discretion of each individual franchised location, the Business may offer other services including, but not limited to: skin care services, facials, waxing and other ancillary services. The Business will be open seven days a week, including evenings and weekends, with extended hours to accommodate the schedules of busy members and guests. Massage Envy is based in Scottsdale, AZ. Scroll down to learn more!

How much does a Massage Envy franchise cost?

Are you wondering how much is a Massage Envy franchise? Before starting a Massage Envy 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 Massage Envy franchise is $614,850 and can go all the way up to $927,000. Keep in mind, you should also allocate additional funds to live off of while the Massage Envy 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 Massage Envy franchisees to understand the true cost of opening the franchise and how long it takes to: 1) start a Massage Envy business 2) pass break even 3) hit significant income. After (and if) you pass the point of earning significant income from your Massage Envy 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 1127 32 0 1159
2017 1159 40 26 1173
2018 1173 23 30 1166
2019 1166 11 23 1154
2020 1154 7 34 1127
2021 1127 8 26 1109

Additional Details

How much does a Massage Envy franchise owner make?

Massage Envy franchise earnings and revenue can vary significantly from one franchisee to another. The Massage Envy franchise owner profits can be influenced by labor costs, lease rates, hours worked as well as other factors. Massage Envy discloses financials at the unit level. In other words, they show how much Massage Envy franchisees made in the past. Through analyzing this information available in the metrics tab, it can serve as a good basis to further explore the opportunity or not. At Vetted Biz, we advise you to speak with 5 to 10 franchisees to understand how much money they are making from the Massage Envy franchise. Roughly 60% of franchises disclose financials and it makes the process easier when filtering potential franchise opportunities like Massage Envy. Don’t just speak to existing franchisees, call franchisees who have recently left the system and try to find out how much those Massage Envy owners were making. Visit the Massage Envy metrics tab to explore the financials for this business.

What is the Massage Envy franchise fee?

Owning a Massage Envy franchise requires 6% royalty fee and 2% 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 Massage Envy Franchise Disclosure Document Keep in mind, there is also an initial Massage Envy franchise fee of $45,000 that is included in the initial investment amount of $614,850 to $927,000. Depending on the franchise agreement you sign, you might have to pay the full franchise fee again if you decide to extend the Massage Envy franchise relationship. Consult with a licensed franchise attorney to understand exactly what you receive for paying the Massage Envy franchise fee of $45,000. Visit the Massage Envy metrics tab to explore the financials for this business, royalty and marketing fees compare to other Health and Beauty franchises. You can also compare these fees for 2,000+ franchises currently offered in the U.S.

When was Massage Envy founded?

Massage Envy started offering franchises in 2010. Massage Envy was founded 13 years ago in 2009. 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 Massage Envy locations are in the U.S.?

As of 2022, there were 1109 locations across the U.S. There are also 0 corporate locations. Most Health and Beauty franchises like Massage Envy have more franchised locations than corporate locations.

How many Massage Envy franchises opened over the past few years?

Over the prior 3 years we have data for, Massage Envy has opened 26 outlets throughout the U.S. Visit the Massage Envy metrics tab to explore how the openings compare to other Health and Beauty franchises.

How many Massage Envy franchises closed over the past few years?

Over the prior 3 years we have data for, Massage Envy has closed 83 outlets throughout the U.S Visit the Massage Envy metrics tab to explore how the openings compare to other Health and Beauty franchises.

Is Massage Envy growing? Are they opening more locations than they are closing?

The net unit growth rate for Massage Envy over the past 3 years is -5%. Over the last year we have data for, Massage Envy had a net unit growth rate of -2%. Without a comparison, this number doesn’t mean much. Compare how the Massage Envy growth rate compares to 2,000+ other franchises and Industry franchises like Massage Envy. More info in the Massage Envy metrics tab.

Is Massage Envy franchise eligible for an SBA Loan?

Massage Envy is eligible for SBA loans including the 7(a) loan. To find out more about the SBA loan program for franchising click here. Massage Envy franchise was assigned the SBA Franchise ID of S1083 on 10/01/2017. This DOES NOT mean the SBA endorses this franchise. The SBA Franchise Directory will only include business models like Massage Envy 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 Massage Envy a franchise in the United States?

According to the SBA, Massage Envy 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 Massage Envy provides you with an FDD if you are in discussion to buy a Massage Envy.

What is the Massage Envy Franchise for Sale Rate?

The Massage Envy systemwide health and franchisee satisfaction can be measured by the Massage Envyfranchise for sale rate. The franchise for sale rate is calculated by the percentage of units transferred to new franchisees and reacquired by franchisor. Massage Envy franchise for sale rate over the past 3 years is 29%. Over the last year we have data for, Massage Envy had a franchise for sale rate of 11%. Without a comparison, this number doesn’t mean much. Compare how the Massage Envy franchise for sale rate compares to 2,000+ other franchises and Industry franchises like Massage Envy. More info in the Massage Envy metrics tab.

What is the Massage Envy Franchise Failure Rate?

Massage Envy 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! Massage Envy failure rate over the past 3 years is 7%. Over the last year we have data for, Massage Envy had a franchise failure rate of 2%. Without a comparison, this number doesn’t mean much. Compare how the Massage Envy franchise for sale rate compares to 2,000+ other franchises and Industry franchises like Massage Envy. More info in the Massage Envy metrics tab.

How can I find out more details on Massage Envy franchise?

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

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Investment Midpoint

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

Massage Envy

$770,925

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Royalty Fee

The median royalty fee from the Franchise Disclosure Document

Massage Envy

6%

Industry median

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Franchise Fee Midpoint

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

Massage Envy

$45,000

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Item 19 – Financial Performance Representations

Historical financial performance representations

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Franchise Financials

Franchisor company financial information and financial performance representations, if disclosed by the franchisor.

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General

Industry

Health and Beauty

Category

Spa

Works with Franchise Brokers

No

Year of Founding

2009

Fees

Marketing Fee

2%

Royalty Fee

6%

Franchise Fee

$45,000-$45,000

Investment Range

$615K-$927K

Location units

Total U.S. Locations

1109

U.S. Franchised Units

1109

U.S. Corporate Units

N/A

Headquarters (City)

Scottsdale

Other

Item 19 - Franchise Financials

Yes

E-2 Visa Eligibility

No

Started Offering Franchises

2010

Issuance of FDD Data

04/29/2022
Detailed Franchise metrics for Massage Envy Detailed Franchise Metrics are metrics calculated and reviewed by Vetted Biz. You can find the available metrics for Massage Envy 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

Massage Envy

-2%

-5%

Industry median

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Franchise for Sale Rate

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

 

1 year

3 years

Massage Envy

15%

29%

Industry median

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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

Massage Envy

2%

7%

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Business details

Website

https://www.massageenvy.com

Business email

r***********@massageenvy.com

Mailing address

14350 North 87th Street, Suite 200

State headquarters

Arizona

Contact Name

Massage Envy

Phone

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

City

Scottsdale

Zip code

85260
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