Investment Information
for Music Go Round

Investment Requirements

Appropriate capitalization is a critical factor in the success of any business. We qualify Music Go Round candidates on an approximate investment of $350,000 to open a new store. However this investment will vary depending on the market and other factors. Either individually or with a financial partner, our minimum net worth and liquid asset requirements are as follows:

$105,000 – Cash or liquid assets.*
$245,000 – Equity or other assets to be used as collateral to obtain sufficient bank financing.

*Liquid asset examples include: cash, non-retirement stocks and bonds, etc.

Verification of financial data such as cash available will be required as you move forward in our franchise process. Funds quoted above are in U.S. dollars.

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Music Go Round Fast Facts

  1. Sales and Gross Margin:

    Top Quartile Average Gross Sales: $1,365,841*
    Top Quartile Average Gross Profit: $677,820*

  2. Core Customers:

    Males age 18-44
    Professional Musicians
    Middle to upper income households, Active Music Network in market

  3. Product Mix:

    75% Used
    25% New
    Product Selection: Guitars, Percussion, Band Instruments, Keyboards/MIDI, Pro Sound, Accessories

  4. Real Estate:

    Middle class or Urban “uptown” areas, Power strip or regional mall centers
    2,800 – 3,200 square feet

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**Amounts stated are as reported in Item 19 of the 2010, 2012 and 2014 Music Go Round® Franchise Disclosure Documents, respectively (based on the previous year’s Gross Sales). In 2009, of the 34 stores that reported, 16 or 47% of the reporting stores attained or exceeded the Average Gross Sales. In 2011, of the 33 stores that reported, 15 or 45% of the reporting stores attained or exceeded the Average Gross Sales. In 2013, of the 28 stores that reported, 13 stores or 46% of the reporting stores attained or exceeded the Average Gross Sales. A new franchisee’s results will likely differ from these results.

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