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General

Industry

Retail Products and Services

Category

Specialized

SBA Identifier

S5125

Year of Founding

2012

Fees

Marketing Fee

NA

Royalty Fee

Varies

Franchise Fee

$3,500-$3,500

Investment Range

$6K-$16K

Location units

Total U.S. Locations

296

U.S. Franchised Units

285

U.S. Corporate Units

11

Headquarters (City)

Plano

Other

Item 19 - Franchise Financials

No

Financing Availability

yes

Started Offering Franchises

2012

Issuance of FDD Data

11/18/2021

What to know about Winzer franchise?

As a WINZER franchisee, you already have a business supplying automotive, chemical and/or industrial products similar to our products. Based on your current customer base, you will sell some or all of the following Approved Winzer Products: quality packaged fasteners, nuts, bolts, clamps, adhesives, sealers, electrical components, cutting tools, fluid power fittings, chemicals, welding and shop supplies, janitorial supplies and other related products and services.

Winzer is based in Plano, TX. Scroll down to learn more!

How much does a Winzer franchise cost?

Are you wondering how much is a Winzer franchise? Before starting a Winzer 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 Winzer franchise is $5,950 and can go all the way up to $16,153. Keep in mind, you should also allocate additional funds to live off of while the Winzer 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 Winzer franchisees to understand the true cost of opening the franchise and how long it takes to: 1) start a Winzer business 2) pass break even 3) hit significant income.

After (and if) you pass the point of earning significant income from your Winzer 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
2017 275 11 16 270
2018 270 27 13 284
2019 285 19 18 287
2020 287 16 18 285

Additional Details

How much does a Winzer franchise owner make?

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

Winzer unfortunately does not disclose financials on how much Winzer 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, Winzer 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 Winzer franchisees. Do note that Winzer 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 Winzer franchisees to understand how much money they are making from their Winzer business.

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

What is the Winzer franchise fee?

Owning a Winzer franchise requires Varies royalty fee and a variable 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 Winzer Franchise Disclosure Document

Keep in mind, there is also an initial Winzer franchise fee of $3,500 that is included in the initial investment amount of $5,950 to $16,153. Depending on the franchise agreement you sign, you might have to pay the full franchise fee again if you decide to extend the Winzer franchise relationship. Consult with a licensed franchise attorney to understand exactly what you receive for paying the Winzer franchise fee of $3,500.

Visit the Winzer 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 Winzer founded?

Winzer started offering franchises in 2012. Winzer was founded 10 years ago in 2012.

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 Winzer locations are in the U.S.?

As of 2021, there were 285 locations across the U.S. There are also 11 corporate locations. Most Retail Products and Services franchises like Winzer have more franchised locations than corporate locations.

How many Winzer franchises opened over the past few years?

Over the prior 3 years we have data for, Winzer has opened 62 outlets throughout the U.S. Visit the Winzer metrics tab to explore how the openings compare to other Retail Products and Services franchises.

How many Winzer franchises closed over the past few years?

Over the prior 3 years we have data for, Winzer has closed 49 outlets throughout the U.S

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

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

The net unit growth rate for Winzer over the past 3 years is 6%. Over the last year we have data for, Winzer had a net unit growth rate of -1%.

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

Is Winzer franchise eligible for an SBA Loan?

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

Winzer franchise was assigned the SBA Franchise ID of S5125 on 04/10/2020. This DOES NOT mean the SBA endorses this franchise. The SBA Franchise Directory will only include business models like Winzer 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 Winzer a franchise in the United States?

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

What is the Winzer Franchise for Sale Rate?

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

Winzer franchise for sale rate over the past 3 years is 3%. Over the last year we have data for, Winzer had a franchise for sale rate of 1%.

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

What is the Winzer Franchise Failure Rate?

Winzer 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!

Winzer failure rate over the past 3 years is 17%. Over the last year we have data for, Winzer had a franchise failure rate of 6%.

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

How can I find out more details on Winzer franchise?

Visit the Winzer 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

Winzer

$11,052

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Royalty Fee

The median royalty fee from the Franchise Disclosure Document

Winzer

Varies

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Franchise Fee Midpoint

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

Winzer

$3,500

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

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Franchise Disclosure Document

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General

Industry

Retail Products and Services

Category

Specialized

SBA Identifier

S5125

Year of Founding

2012

Fees

Marketing Fee

NA

Royalty Fee

Varies

Franchise Fee

$3,500-$3,500

Investment Range

$6K-$16K

Location units

Total U.S. Locations

296

U.S. Franchised Units

285

U.S. Corporate Units

11

Headquarters (City)

Plano

Other

Item 19 - Franchise Financials

No

Financing Availability

yes

Started Offering Franchises

2012

Issuance of FDD Data

11/18/2021

Detailed Franchise metrics for Winzer

Detailed Franchise Metrics are metrics calculated and reviewed by Vetted Biz. You can find the available metrics for Winzer 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.

Franchise Fee Midpoint

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

Winzer

$3,500

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Franchise Disclosure Document

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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

Winzer

NA

17%

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Franchise for Sale Rate

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

 

1 year

3 years

Winzer

NA

3%

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Business details

Website

https://***********.com

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Business email

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

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Mailing address

4060 E. Plano Parkway

State headquarters

Texas

Key leadership

Winzer

Phone

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

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City

Plano

Zip code

75074-1800
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