Window World is a thriving franchise and a leader in the replacement window industry. For the last three years, Window World has consistently sold and installed over 1,000,000 windows each year. Window World has more than 200 stores nationwide and is acquiring more every day! Window World offers a wide selection of windows, vinyl siding, garage doors, entry and patio doors, and gutters. The high quality of our products will lead to maximum energy efficiency and save homeowners as much as 35 % – plus, they will look beautiful in any home thanks to our Chief Designer, Kathy Ireland.
|Franchised as % of Total||99.48%||98.96%||98.47%|
The initial franchise fee for Window World is $12,900. Window World provides the following range of investments required to open your initial franchise. The range assumes that all items are paid for in cash. To the extent that you choose to finance any of these expense items, your front-end investment could be substantially reduced.
|Item||Estimated Low Range||Estimated High Range|
|Initial Franchise Fee||$12,900||$12,900|
|Expenses While Training||$250||$1,000|
|Customer Loyalty Service Training||$1,000||$1,000|
|Real Property (purchased or leased)||$5,000||$15,000|
|Equipment: Copier/Printer, Fax Machine||$500||$500|
|Inventory to begin operating: coil/quick trim, caulk, lumber, trim nails, etc.||$3,000||$5,000|
|Formation of Business Entity/Acquisition of Business License(s)||$1,000||$2,000|
|Legal and Professional Services||$3,000||$5,000|
|Additional funds (3 months)||$75,000||$200,000|
There are no royalty or marketing fees collected by Window World at this time, although they reserve the right to increase or add fees in the future. If an existing franchisee wants to sell, transfer, or assign its license to other persons, the new franchisee must pay Window World the total amount of the initial franchise then in effect (currently $12,900).
Window World offers new store owner training which is typically offered on a monthly basis depending on need. Training will mostly be held in North Wilkesboro, North Carolina in the corporate training room although certain product demonstrations and on-site instruction will be located at a local corporate-owned franchise. Window World will also offer refresher training courses as well as product guidance and support when available.
You will be provided a protected territory.
Note: The tables and information regarding the number of operating units, investment required, on-going expenses, training and territory grants were taken from the company’s 2012 FDD. The 2012 write-ups will be incorporated into the 2013 Edition of the Bond’s Top 100 Franchises publication.