Investment Information

Seizing a Remarkable Play It Again Sports® Franchising Opportunity


Investment Requirements (USD)

Appropriate capitalization is a critical factor in the success of any business. We qualify Play It Again Sports candidates on an approximate investment of $300,000 to $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:

  • $90,000 to $105,000 – Cash or liquid assets*
  • $400,000 – Net Worth

*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.

Interested in more detailed franchise costs and investment information? Call our team at (866) 595-0053 today to learn more.

Play It Again Sports Fast Facts

Need a bird's-eye view of what our Play It Again Sports franchise stores look like? Below, see some quick facts about our customers, our retail spaces, our inventory, and more.

Sales and gross margin:

  • Top Quartile Average Gross Sales: $1,458,020 (2018)*
  • Top Quartile Average Gross Profit: $747,620 (2018)*
*The Average Store numbers are the 2018 Average Gross Sales and Average Gross Profit amounts stated in Item 19 of the 2019 Play It Again Sports® Franchise Disclosure Document (as reported by the 252 stores that had been in operation at least one year as of December 29, 2018). Of the 252 reporting stores, 90 or 36% of the stores attained or exceeded the Average Gross Sales and 97 or 38% of the stores attained or exceeded the Average Gross Profit. The Top Quartile Average Gross Sales and Average Gross Profit only relates to 63 of the reporting Play It Again Sports® Stores who ranked in the top 25% of the gross sales range. Of the 63 reporting stores in the top quartile, 23 or 37% of the stores attained or exceeded the top quartile Average Gross Sales and 21 or 33% of the stores attained or exceeded the top quartile Average Gross Profit. A new franchisee’s results will likely differ from these results.

Real estate:

  • Visibility to high traffic roads
  • Retail centers with popular anchors
  • Suburban strip centers near regional malls
  • 3,000 – 3,500 square feet

Core customers:

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

Interested in more detailed franchise costs and investment information? Our team is ready to hear from you. Call (866) 595-0053 today to speak with us.

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  • 1 Sales & Gross Margin

    Average Store Gross Sales: $818,699*

    Average Gross Profit: $427,776*

    Top Quartile Average Gross Sales: $1,458,020*

    Top Quartile Average Gross Profit: $747,620*

  • 2 Core Customers

    Adults age 25-49

    Parent 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 – 3,500 square feet

*The Average Store numbers are the 2018 Average Gross Sales and Average Gross Profit amounts stated in Item 19 of the 2019 Play It Again Sports® Franchise Disclosure Document (as reported by the 252 stores that had been in operation at least one year as of December 29, 2018). Of the 252 reporting stores, 90 or 36% of the stores attained or exceeded the Average Gross Sales and 97 or 38% of the stores attained or exceeded the Average Gross Profit. The Top Quartile Average Gross Sales and Average Gross Profit only relates to 63 of the reporting Play It Again Sports® Stores who ranked in the top 25% of the gross sales range. Of the 63 reporting stores in the top quartile, 23 or 37% of the stores attained or exceeded the top quartile Average Gross Sales and 21 or 33% of the stores attained or exceeded the top quartile Average Gross Profit. A new franchisee’s results will likely differ from these results.

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