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Scales 'N Tails

Franchise Application

As part of our review of your application, Scales 'N Tails will obtain a credit report and investigative consumer report on you from a consumer reporting agency. By submitting this application, you acknowledge and agree to Scales 'N Tails's obtaining your credit report and investigative consumer report.

You have the right to request disclosure of the nature and scope of the investigation that we will request about your background. If you would like such a disclosure, please submit a request to us in writing. You also have the right to request a written summary of your rights under the federal Fair Credit Reporting Act, Title 15 United States Code, Section 1681g(c).



Why Scales 'n Tails


Scales ‘n tails® franchises are available to qualified prospective franchisees only in certain states. Scales ‘n tails franchising, llc will not offer or sell a franchise unless registered (or exempt) in the state where the prospective buyer resides or where the franchise will be located. This offer is not being directed to any resident of any state, province, country or jurisdiction where scales ‘n tails franchising, llc is not currently registered to offer or sell a franchise, unless otherwise qualified or exempt. The information on this web site is not an offer to sell, or a solicitation of an offer to buy a scales ‘n tails® franchise. An offer to buy a scales ‘n tails® franchise is made by franchise disclosure document only.

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What is included with a Scales ‘N Tails Franchise?

Scales ‘N Tails® offers turn-key Franchises, so everything needed to get your store open for business is included:

  • Site Selection & Lease Negotiation
  • Store Design & Build Out
  • Fixtures & Inventory
  • Point of Sale Hardware & Software – Programed and Ready to Use!
  • Training – Management, Sales, Merchandising, & Animal Care
  • Working Capital
How much does it cost?

The actual cost of a new Scales ‘N Tails® can vary by geographic location and desired size of the store. However, $150,000 will generally be sufficient to open a new store that occupies approximately 1,200 sf.

How long will it take to open my store?

1 – 3 months: We understand that it is crucial to get a new store open as quickly as possible, and work hard to do just that. However, lease negotiations and required State/City licenses can add time.

What fees will I pay to the Franchisor?
  • $20,000 – Scales ‘N Tails Franchise Fee, for a term of 10 years.
  • 4.5% royalty on gross sales.
What type/how much assistance is provided?

We assist you every step of the way to get your new store open as quickly as possible. We’ll provide you with training at our company owned store in Colorado. Then we’ll come out to your location to help design, setup, and stock your new store. We’ll also have someone there for your first full week of business to provide grand opening support. We are always there to provide ongoing assistance if needed.

Process & Requirements

New Franchise Ownership Process:

Step 1 – Submit Request for Consideration Form
Step 2 – Initial Call with Scales ‘N Tails Franchising Representative
Step 3 – Submit Additional Information: Including Resume & Financial Statements
Step 4 – Operational Interview
Step 5 – Visit a Corporate Owned Scales ‘N Tails Location
Step 6 – Final Board Review & Approval
Step 7 – Execution of Franchise Agreement

New Franchisee Requirements:

Scales ‘N Tails net worth and capital requirements are:

  • Minimum of $50,000 in cash or liquid assets
  • Minimum net worth of $150,000
  • Ability of obtain financing up to $250,000

These are minimum requirements and do not represent the total potential costs to open and operate one or more Scales ‘N Tails units.

Scales ‘N Tails Franchisee Qualifications are:

  • Business Professionals with Management Experience
  • Retail Experience Is Preferred
  • Animal Experience Is Preferred
Franchise Application

Please complete the following information to be considered for a potential Scales N Tails development opportunity. Please note that this form will take several minutes to complete. At the end of the application form, you may also attach a resume.

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