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Frequently Asked Questions:

How long has Cooperstown Connection been in business?

Our original location opened in 1995 under the name Seventh Inning Stretch just down the street from the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, NY

What product does Cooperstown Connection carry?

We carry a comprehensive line of sports apparel, novelties and collectable.  We carry only officially licensed and/or certified merchandise.

 Do I have a say in the product mix?

Yes, you will have the ability to adjust the product mix based on the popularity of different teams and sports in your market within our guidelines.

Do I need retail experience?

No you do not.  If you have a passion for sports and are willing to learn, our comprehensive training program will teach you everything you need to know.

 Will I receive a protected territory?

Yes, you will receive a protected territory base on the demographics of your market.

 How do I find a location?

We will work closely with a Commercial Real Estate Agent in your Territory to help you identify a location.  Typically, we locate in mall, strip centers or other high traffic  locations.

 What size location do I need?

Generally, between 2,000 and 5,000 square feet.

 Is financing available?

We work with a number of third party lenders that may be able to provide you financing

 

Financial Requirements:

Franchise Fee - $29,000

Royalty – 6% of Gross Sales

Minimum Liquid Assets - $75,000

Minimum Net Worth - $150,000

Initial Inventory - $50,000 to $150,000

Total Initial Investment - $113,000 to $270,500

 

What’s the next step?

Simply email us for more information or call 800-222-3251 to learn more.

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