Your Next Big Mission Awaits You: Become a Big Frog Franchise Owner!
Are you a proud military veteran ready to take on your next big mission: start your own business?
Big Frog Custom T-Shirts & More can help you launch your own business and become your own boss. Veteran-friendly and consistently rated a top franchise opportunity by Entrepreneur Magazine, Big Frog Custom T-Shirts & More has more than 13 years of proven concept to bring you retail success.
The Perfect Franchise for Veterans
Franchising is the ideal business concept for veterans because of its proven-and-tested system. Veterans bring with them strong discipline, solid leadership, keen problem-solving skill sets, and a deep understanding of the importance of following proven systems.
As a turnkey business with easy-to-follow business model, Big Frog makes the ideal business investment for veterans.
LOW-COST, HIGH VOLUME
Unlike other franchise businesses that require a lot to get you started, owning a Big Frog business requires an average investment total of $200,000, including working capital.
MULTIPLE REVENUE STREAMS
Big Frog’s wide range of services appeals to a broad group of target markets. Our revenue stream is unlimited, attracting both B-to-C and B-to-B markets.
Everyone wears a t-shirt — although we’re way more than t-shirts! Our solid digital-focused systems and resources ensure that our franchisees can get ahead in a highly competitive digital world.
MINIMAL OVERHEAD & LOW INVENTORY
We know payroll is one of the largest expenses in any business. At Big Frog, we make operating a business easy with minimal overhead, including 2 to 3 team members and low inventory.
Big Frog is more than a business, it’s a lifestyle! With limited weekend hours & 9 AM – 6 PM weekday retail hours, spending quality time with family and friends while operating a Big Frog franchise store is one of our many perks!
Franchise Military & Veteran Incentives
20% DISCOUNT OFF THE INITIAL FEE
A proud member of the International Franchise Association (VetFran) program, Big Frog offers qualified veterans up to a 20% discount off the initial franchise fee for your first standard franchise location.
LIMITED-TIME: NO FRANCHISE ROYALTY FOR 12 MONTHS
As Big Frog’s way of saying thank you for your service, qualifying veterans not only receive the initial franchise fee discount but also receive an incentive of no franchise royalty for 12 months. This limited-time incentive will be offered for new active duty military members and veterans until September 2023. The financial incentives could add up to more than $15,000 for qualified active duty military members and veterans, depending on the location of the shop.
“Big Frog is extremely veteran-friendly. It’s certainly not a 9-to-5 job.”
— Steve Haas, Proud Marine Veteran & Owner of Big Frog Custom T-Shirts & More of Waco, TX
The Big Frog Support Squad: We Got Your Back!
When you choose to become a Big Frog franchise owner, you benefit from our world-class support system:
Top-notch Education & Training: Many of our highly successful store owners come from diverse backgrounds with no retail experience!
Pre-Opening & Site Selection Assistance: We will guide you throughout the process, from start to finish!
National & Local Marketing: We have a robust library of resources and a team of marketing experts to guide you from grassroots to digital marketing.
Best-in-Class Coaching: When you hop over to the Big Frog pond, you gain access to a team trained to expertly support and guide you every step of your journey as a franchise veteran store owner.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
How much does it cost to own a franchise?
The cost of building out a single standard format store, including the franchise development fee and working capital, ranges between $188,344 to $247,944. A full breakdown of the cost is provided in Item 7 in our Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD). The bulk of that cost can usually be financed, but lenders will generally require a cash injection of 20-30%. Big Frog candidates will need to meet lenders’ qualifications for financing. The initial franchise fee to purchase a Big Frog franchise is $39,500. We require you to have about $40,000 in working capital on hand when you open your store. The store build-out, furniture, equipment, fixtures, inventory, and signage, plus the cost of attending training is approximately $100,000.
Does Big Frog offer in-house financing?
No, we don’t offer first-party financing, but we can refer you to several preferred lenders we work with who are very comfortable with the Big Frog model. Additionally, Big Frog is listed in the SBA Franchise Directory and is eligible for financial assistance.
For more frequently asked questions and answers, visit our FAQ page.