Investment Information

Investment Information

Investing in an Uptown Cheapskate Franchise

Uptown Cheapskate has a franchise fee of $25,000 which is included in the inital costs to open Uptown Cheapskate retail clothing franchise. According to our 2017 franchise disclosure document (FDD)—the latest financial information available, start up costs will range between $259,660.00 and $443,160.00, To assist you in getting off on the right foot, our team is on-hand every step of the way to guide you to the best resources for funding and store build out.

Initial Costs



Initial Franchise Fee



Travel & Living Expenses while Training



Real Estate Deposit & Improvements



Exterior & Interior Signage



Fixtures (Racks, Displays, Counter, etc.)



Computer System Hardware & Software



Security System



Grand Opening Advertising Promotion



Opening Inventory



Incorporation Docs



Loan Fees



Licenses, Permits, Utility Deposits



Supplies, Misc. Expenses



Additional Funds/Working Capital






How Much Can you Expect to Make?

Your success as an Uptown Cheapskate franchisee is as important to us as it is to you. Have you thought about what success looks like for you, your family, and your business? We invite you to discuss your financial needs and goals with our team and to review the financial performance contained in the Item 19 of our 2017 FDD.

Store Performance


Net Profit

high range of all stores



top quartile average –25% of stores



second quartile average – 25% of stores



*Figures reflect quartile performance as per the 2017 FDD Item 19. These figures are based on unaudited results from November 2015-October 2016. The financial performance representation contained in Item 19 also includes averages for the other quartiles based on 48 Uptown Cheapskate stores that operated during that period. Results differ widely from the represented performance. You should review the full Item 19 Financial Performance along with your professional advisors and legal counsel. There is no assurance that you will do as well and you must accept that risk. This franchise offering is made by prospectus only.

a new life of freedom,
fun & friends
awaits you

Uptown offers quality branding, exceptional support, and technology to run your business like a pro! Find out how running your own store can change your life for the better.

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Invest in a Business Model with a History of Success

Since launching Uptown Cheapskate in 2009, our brand has expanded to over 50 franchise units in 17 states across the country. Our franchisees are self-motivated, entrepreneurial individuals with a passion for their communities, a shared set of values, and an aptitude for business ownership and management.

We carefully select our franchisees in order to ensure that our reputation for excellence and customer service stays consistent. When you join our family, you will be walked step-by-step through the journey of building an established franchise and following a proven business model. It’s the best of both worlds: the independence and flexibility of business ownership, with all the guesswork taken out.

Why Resale Retail?

Our unique business presents a win-win opportunity
for shoppers, sellers, and business owners!

Sweater Retail Price $129.00 Uptown Price $56.00
Shirt Retail Price $79.00 Uptown Price $15.00
Designer Dress Retail Price $240.00 Uptown Price $90.00

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Here's What Our Owners Have To Say

“There is never a day that is the same for better or for worse. You never know what’s coming in the door product-wise. Owning your own store and giving back is really special I think.”
Justin Crump, Uptown Cheapskate Franchisee
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