Creative Colors Franchise

Last Updated on July 25, 2012 by DeanR

Creative Colors Franchise

Creative Colors is a franchise is a franchise providing on-site protection, restoration, and dyeing of vinyl, leather, fabric, and plastic.

J & J Creative Colors was founded in 1980 by Jim and  JoAnn Foster. Creative Colors International was started in 1991 as an affiliate of J & J Creative Colors. Their usual markets are auto markets and car dealers, body shops, auction, insurance companies, car rentals, airlines, and even furniture companies. They are also trying to get into other markets in the future such as hotel, restaurants, government facilities, hospitals, and motels. Their current management team are Terri L. Sniegolski as the CEO & Sr. Vice President, Mark J. Bollman as the President, JoAnn Foster as the Chairman of the Board, Kelli Bollman as the Director of Training and Accounting, Annetta Teeter as the Assistant Director of Training, Bill Weckstein as the Operations Manager, Frank Sniegolski as the Inventory Manager and Natalie Foster as the Marketing Consultant. They say that part of their system is instilling to their franchisees the family values that they live by to continue their success. Their services are now being offered in different states like Arkansas, Arizona, Colorado, California, Georgia, Florida, South Carolina, Illinois, Wisconsin, Indiana, Kentucky, Iowa, Mississippi, Michigan, New Jersey, Missouri, Ohio, North Carolina and Virginia. Their services are also available in other countries like in Durado, Puerto Rico, London, and in Ontario, Canada. They now have 38 locations in the United States, one in Canada, and four locations are company owned.

What services do they offer at Creative Colors?

They offer repairs on Vinyl, Fabric, Carpet, Leather, Consoles, Headliner and Visors, Steering Wheels, Dashes, Convertible Tops, Speaker Covers, Smoke and Odor Elimination. They also have Carpet Care Programs, Complete Detailing Services, and Customized Logo Floor Mats. These services are offered to Ambulances, Auto Dealers, Auto Auctions, Body Shops, Insurance Companies, School Buses, Motorcycles, Gold Carts, Tour Buses, and Company Fleet Vehicles. Besides automobiles, they also offer service for furniture’s such as Aniline Leather, Semi-Aniline Leather, Full Pigmented Leather, Simulated Leather, Nubuck Leather, and Top Grain Leather. For residences, they repair Recliners, Sofas, Chairs, Table Tops, Ottomans, Booths, Jackets, Bar Stool, Medical Tables, Seam Re-Stitching, and Exercise Equipment.

Costs and requirement on running a Creative Color International franchise

You need to have a net worth of $50,000 and a total liquid asset of at least $20,000. Expect to be investing about $52,000 to $83,000. The Creative Colors franchise fee is $29,500 with an on-going royalty fee of 6%. This is for a renewable 10 year term agreement. You will need about one to four employees to run one location. This franchise can be run from home. They allow multi-unit ownership and absentee ownership.

What is included in the franchise package?

There will be three weeks training at the headquarters and one week training at your location. You will be receiving newsletters and a toll free phone number. You will be given access to the internet and assistance at the grand opening. Expect to be attending meetings and occasional field evaluations. For marketing support, there will be ad slicks and regional advertising,

Creative Color International Contact Details

You may reach them at:

Address: 19015 S. Jodi Rd., #E Mokena, Illinois 60448

Phone: (800)933-2656 or (708)478-1437

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