Comet Cleaners, an industry leader in dry-cleaning innovations, is currently seeking qualified and motivated franchisee candidates for a number of available US markets. We currently have over 200 franchise locations in 18-states.
Our franchise system will provide you the security of working with experts who have been in the industry for over 70 years. Because our of our extensive and professional training and on-going support, previous experience is not necessary.
High Margin / Minimal Employees
Dry cleaning is a multi-billion dollar industry. It offers a high margin while requiring minimal employees.
Why Choose A Comet Cleaners Franchise?
Over the last century, dry cleaning methods gradually evolved resulting in cleaner, well preserved garments for its clients. Due largely to the pioneering efforts of Jack Godfrey & Sons Inc. since the 1920's, Comet Cleaners' equipment efficiency and reliability have improved. In addition, the continual experimentation of cleaning solvents over the years has produced safer, more effective methods of dry cleaning.
In the 21st century, Comet Cleaners shall remain a worldwide leader in the dry cleaning business with its revolutionary concepts of providing price, quality and convenience to its clients.
We have over 70 years of successful dry-cleaning expertise to assist you in the operation of your Comet Cleaner's location. Our operations consultants will assist you in all aspects of your store -- from the initial development and training to ongoing support. Our experience and support will provide you with an extraordinary opportunity as part of this franchise system.
The Comet Advantage
- An $9 billion dollar industry
- 60+ year brand history
- 90+ years industry experience
- Largest family owned dry cleaning chain in the USA
- Tremendous success rate
- Continues to survive tough economic times
- Ease of operation
- Low initial investment
- No shrink or inventory spoilage
- No late nights, no Sundays
- Minimal labor …Low employee to gross sales ratio
Our Franchise Package Includes:
Professional store design and layout
We will assist you with the layout of your store plan to maximum production and efficiency as well as the installation of your equipment package. We also provide a vendor list detailing all the supplies needed to complete your store.
Our technicians are experienced in plant construction and equipment installation according to Comet specifications. A typical equipment installation takes a week to 10 days.
We provide a comprehensive hands-on training program on-site at our company store. You will be instructed in the essentials of dry-cleaning operations, labor management, administration, marketing and a broad range of other subjects needed to successfully operate your Comet Cleaners location. This 14-day program concludes with a "owner simulation" in which you run our company store as if it were your own. In addition, follow-up training is provided upon opening your store.
We will provide you with real estate site selection assistance. Once you have selected a site, we will visit the area to evaluate the site and the lease proposal.
We will assist you with local area marketing and help coordinate your store's opening. We provide guidelines for advertising, promotions, and the utilization of our trademarks.
The estimated initial investment is from $197,500 for dry-cleaning only to $390,000 for a full dry-cleaning and laundry. This includes everything needed to operate your own Comet Cleaner?s location. Actual costs will differ based on variances such as location and equipment upgrades. Included in the initial investment is a one-time franchise fee. Additionally, there is an ongoing annual license fee of $2,000. Third party financing assistance is available. Most lenders require a minimum of 25 - 30% of the total project.
If you are interested in joining the leader in dry-cleaning, please complete the email form below and we will contact you A.S.A.P!
Cash Required $100,000