U.S. Investment Information for Play It Again Sports


U.S. Investment Information
for Play It Again Sports

Investment Requirements

Appropriate capitalization is a critical factor in the success of any business. We qualify Play It Again Sports candidates on an approximate investment of $350,000 to open a 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. Click here for Canadian Investment Requirements.

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Canadian Investment Information for Play It Again Sports


Canadian Investment Information
for Play It Again Sports

Investment Requirements

Appropriate capitalization is a critical factor in the success of any business. Therefore, minimum requirements for net worth and liquid assets have been established for those wishing to become a Play It Again Sports franchise owner. These figures are representative for each individual location.

Either individually, or with the assistance of a financial partner, applicants will have access to $105,000 in cash or liquid assets* that can be turned into cash. Additionally, the applicant should have assets of $245,000 to be used as collateral to obtain appropriate financing. These financial requirements are based around the total investment costs of the business.

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

Please note: Written financial documentation will be required as you move forward in our franchise process. Funds quoted above are in Canadian dollars. Click here for U.S. Investment Requirements.

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Play It Again Sports Fast Facts

  1. Sales and Gross Margin:

    Top Quartile Average Gross Sales: $1,331,469*
    Top Quartile Average Gross Profit: $650,365*

  2. Core Customers:

    Adults age 25 – 49
    Parents of kids ages 4-16
    Middle to upper income households, presence of youth sports programs

  3. Product Mix:

    60% New
    40% Quality Used

  4. Real Estate:

    Power centers with big box anchors, suburban strip centers near regional malls
    3,000 – 3,700 square feet

Play it Again Sports

Play it Again Sports

Sales: Play it Again Sports

Sales: Play it Again Sports

**Amounts stated are as reported in Item 19 of the 2010, 2012 and 2014 Play It Again Sports® Franchise Disclosure Documents, respectively (based on the previous year’s Gross Sales). In 2009, of the 324 stores that reported, 129 or 40% of the reporting stores attained or exceeded the Average Gross Sales. In 2011, of the 309 stores that reported, 117 or 38% of the reporting stores attained or exceeded the Average Gross Sales. In 2013, of the 290 stores that reported, 104 stores or 36% 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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