Common Questions
  • What is the cost of purchasing an Uptown Cheapskate franchise?

    According to our 2015 franchise disclosure document (FDD), the total investment range of opening an Uptown Cheapskate is between $262,000.00 and $384,500.00.

  • How much can I expect to make?

    How much you make as an Uptown Cheapskate franchise owner depends on a variety of factors, from geographic location to accessible inventory. Our top quartile owners boasted average sales of $911,029 and a net income of $143,445. That includes 25% of Uptown Cheapskate stores, excluding our top earning store, which brought in $1,436,535 in sales and $326,525 in net income. These numbers are from the 2016 FDD item 19. As you can see, our franchises boast exciting earning potential.

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  • Is this a business I can operate part time?

    For the first six months, you or a vested partner will need to work at the business full time. While you will be able to hire a manager to run daily operations after this point, our most success franchise owners do remain active in their participation and oversight of their businesses.

  • Will I receive the training I need to run my retail store franchise effectively?

    Yes. We offer an initial 12 days of training in Salt Lake City, Utah. This pre-training session includes a program and internship to get you oriented in all of the systems we utilize at Uptown Cheapskate. Topics covered will include creating a marketing plan, business planning, establishing inventory, managing your inventory, daily operations, using our technology, merchandising, hiring and training personal, financial management, vendor relations, customer service, and more.

  • Can I operate more than one Uptown Cheapskate / Kid to Kid location?

    Yes! In fact, we encourage our franchise owners to operate multiple locations if they are willing and able. Contact our office to learn more about what it would look like to operate multiple locations.

  • Which locations are available?

    We currently have locations available in all 50 states, including many prime locations. It’s never been a better time to join our franchise team at Uptown Cheapskate! Call us to learn more.