Starting your own retail franchise with The Exchange can be rewarding. This checklist will guide you through the process of starting your own retail franchise with The Exchange®.

Explore our website
Review the features of our franchise system to determine if a retail franchise opportunity with The Exchange™ is right for you.

Inquire for additional access
Complete our initial Franchise Investment Inquiry Form. Once we receive your inquiry, we will send you a username and password for access to the secure areas of our site where you can gain even more insight into how you can start your own retail franchise!

Apply for The Exchange® franchise opportunity
This application requests financial information used to determine if The Exchange is a good fit for you.

Visit The Exchange®
Make a visit to our headquarters, as well as one of our corporate locations. During this time, you will receive a copy of our Uniform Franchise Offering Circular (UFOC). In addition, you will meet with corporate officers and staff to further discuss the opportunity.


Make your decision
Starting a retail franchise with The Exchange is an important decision. Determine if you can become financially and personally committed to owning and operating your franchise.

Become a franchisee
Once you have been awarded a franchise with The Exchange, sign our franchise agreement.

Choose your location
Using innovative location mapping technology, we are able to determine the most promising locations for your franchise.

Complete hands-on training
You will complete an intensive training seminar at our corporate location to prepare you for operating your store.

Grand Opening!
Our grand opening checklist and other ongoing support materials will provide you with everything you need to be prepared on opening day and beyond.



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