Start Up Investment

This chart outlines some key areas of the initial and ongoing investment. We help Smith’s Lube and Repair owners to launch quickly. Learn more or become pre-qualified.

Per our 2023 Franchise Disclosure DocumentInitial Fees and Investment TermsNotes on Investment  
Startup Investment$80,679 to $119,855  For one territory
Initial Franchise Fee$40,000 -10% discount for US Military Veterans• 2 territories: $77,500 • 3 territories: $112,500
On-going Royalty7% of Gross Sales  Paid Weekly
Brand Development Fund1% of Gross SalesAlso invest 2% or $500/month in local advertising and marketing
Grand Opening$1,000 to $1,500Included in startup range to help launch the business

As part of your pre-opening support, we provide on-boarding and training support to prepare you for startup and launch.

– Join us for 1 week in the Lafayette, LA area where we will cover your understanding of our Franchise Operations Manual including key topics such as daily operations, technology platforms we use, advertising programs, local marketing activities, financial management and managing your new business. 

– Once you are ready to get started, we will be there to guide you through client acquisition, training your team and serving your local fleet accounts. As a Smith’s Lube and Repair owner, you have our ongoing guidance to develop, grow and work to achieve your goals of business ownership.          

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