How To Become A PSP Franchise
Step 1 Contact us
You may contact us by calling us directly at the number above, or emailing us, or clicking the Learn More tab above to fill out the online Request for Information from. Whichever method you chose will allow one of our franchise development consultants to set up a time to contact you to discuss the process to become a Pet Supplies Plus franchise owner, your geographical area of interest, financial capabilities and next steps.
Step 2 Program review
Our franchise development consultant will review your questions as they outline what it takes to be a Pet Supplies Plus franchise owner. They will discuss your personal and financial goals, review the Pet Supplies Plus business model, and share our franchise relationship philosophy. We will provide you with the overall investment necessary and commitment needed to become a Pet Supplies Plus franchise owner. We will continue the conversation only if we both decide this opportunity is right for you and Pet Supplies Plus.
Step 3 Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD) review
Once you complete our Franchise Application, we will forward you a copy of the PSP Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD). The FDD provides extensive information about the Pet Supplies Plus franchise opportunity and our franchise organization. It is intended to give you enough information to make an educated decision about becoming a Pet Supplies Plus franchise owner. The information is divided into a cover page, table of contents, and 23 categories called "Items". Your franchise consultant will assist you in understanding the FDD and how the Franchise Agreement helps protect and build your pet supply franchise and the Pet Supplies Plus brand.
Step 4 Talk with current franchise owners
This is an exciting part of your exploration of the Pet Supplies Plus franchise opportunity! You will have the opportunity to speak with our current franchise owners who have been where you are today and discuss what it's really like out there in the trenches every day running the business.
Step 5 Meet our team — Discovery Day
This is one of the most important steps in the process. You will have the opportunity to meet the PSP Executive Team at our home office to learn more about each other and determine as to whether or not this is a good fit for all. What is it we look for?
- Unwavering desire to succeed
- Aggressive pursuit of growing the business
- Great management skills
- Understanding of the benefits and obligations of a franchise relationship
- Successful record of accomplishments in business
- Appreciation for the overriding importance of customer engagement and great customer service
After the meeting, we will both decide if moving forward with this franchise opportunity is the right choice.
Step 6 Franchise Agreement documents
Upon receiving approval from the PSP Executive Team, and once you are satisfied that this is the right franchise business for you, we will move forward and execute the Franchise Agreement documents.
Once signed, all of the PSP support services we have discussed become available to you, from real estate and site selection, layout and design, initial training, marketing, operational support, etc. You'll be well on the road to opening your first Pet Supplies Plus store.
"The pet industry is an exciting and growing category of retail. Pet Supplies Plus provides the opportunity to enter the pet specialty niche with a proven and powerful business model that affords the entrepreneur an opportunity to build a business in a durable market niche. I've been a Pet Supplies Plus franchisee for 17 years and I continue to reinvest in the brand and plan to do so into the future."