Buy a Franchise

Becoming a Sol’exotica franchisee is as easy as 1, 2, 3…

I Want a franchise!

Becoming a Sol’exotica franchisee is as easy as 1…2…3…just follow the steps below and you will be on your way to owning your own business in no time!

1. The Application Process
You complete our Confidential Franchise Application Form fill it in and fax it back to the Sol’exotica Offices at 866.930.9727. Please note any preference for location on your Application. Your Application is reviewed by the Sol’exotica Franchise Team. If your Application is accepted you have a one-on-one interview with the President and Vice President of Sol’exotica Franchising.Then depending on where you live:

- You receive our Disclosure Document to review if you live in Ontario, Alberta, NB or PEI, and then after a period of 14 days, you provide a refundable deposit of $10,000.00.
- OR: If you live in Quebec or other parts of Canada you will be asked to provide a refundable deposit of $10,000 and will receive our confidential Franchise Agreement and other documents immediately for your review!

2. The Approval Process
We perform a detailed review of your Application Form and may request further information such as a Personal Financial Statement to see if you qualify as a Sol’exotica franchisee. You are notified of the results and if you qualify, are awarded a franchise. The Franchise Agreement and security documents are signed, and you pay the balance of the Franchise Fee.

3. The Training, Construction and Opening Process
We begin the site selection process immediately upon signature of the Franchise Agreement. Your training will commence at this time at a location designated by us. The site is located and the lease approved. We will work with you to build out the site to our specifications and in accordance with a pre-determined schedule. We will assist you in all aspects of getting your store up and running and open for business. We will assist you in preparing an opening marketing plan for your store. From the day of opening your problems are our problems and we provide support to you on a daily basis for all your operational needs to ensure your success.

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Buying a Franchise

Buying an existing franchise can save time and money. We have several great franchises available. Established franchise locations offer revenue, cash flow and brand name recognition along with the possibility, for the buyer to obtain financing from the seller for resale franchises. Please contact Mike in our franchising department at 905.930.8800 or by email franchising@solexotica.com for more details.

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Why buy a franchise?

Franchising is a business model that allows individuals like yourself to enjoy the rewards of owning your own business without the headaches and complications of starting from scratch. The “franchisor” creates and provides all the tools you need to successfully operate your franchised business. This includes initial training in the industry and particular business model, marketing and business development tools, operational support, administrative assistance and continued development of the brand and service. All the guesswork of operating your business is gone! You are essentially purchasing a ‘business in a box’, in which you combine the franchisor’s proven method of operation with your own unique skill set to create success. As a franchisee you are in business for yourself-but not by yourself. Industry statistics bear out the advantages of franchised business ownership. Over a five year period eighty percent (80%) of independently owned and operated businesses are bankrupt. The converse is true of franchised businesses as the success rate over the same five year period is over eighty five percent (85%)! Why is this so you ask? Because by providing the business owners with all the necessary tools and removing the time consuming task of creating them, franchisees enjoy the unique benefit of being able to devote 100% of their time to providing an outstanding customer experience. This is how ‘goodwill’ is generated in franchising-each franchisee using the tools and systems provided to build the brand name for each other and create success for all involved.

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Why buy a Sol'exotica franchise?

An experienced franchisor and head office team with extensive knowledge in the tanning and retail industries Leader in the tanning market sector Sol’exotica has the strongest residual EFT (Electronic Funds Transfer) program in the country! A proven, successful business model and programs that are sustainable in any geographical market Successful operation of the Sol’exotica Brand and Systems since 1996 Power and value in nationwide branding, recognition, presence and protection High-quality, specialized initial training and ongoing support The latest in tanning technology and products in an inviting and an attractive work environment Site location and lease negotiation assistance Signature interior design, layout and décor package Most equipment can be leased requiring less up front capital investment

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From the Founder

Welcome to the Sol’exotica Franchise opportunity section. After reviewing this section, I hope you will agree that the Sol’exotica Tanning Spa Concept is your chance to achieve the quality of life you have been seeking in a challenging and rewarding environment surrounded by professionals who are dedicated to your success.

Sol’exotica was founded in 1996 in Stoney Creek, Ontario. Many stores followed thereafter in response to the overwhelming consumer demand for our outstanding service and “best in class” tanning beds. Our unparalleled customer service has kept our customers loyal. Since that time, we have grown to over 25 locations and the number continues to grow! Sol’exotica has built a brand recognized for its quality and attention to customer satisfaction. Unbeatable pricing and exceptional service has allowed our network of stores to become the Ontario market leader in the tanning industry. Over the years, we have acquired an enviable market segment, which together with our sales and service expertise gives us the ability to offer expert advice and assistance to anyone from a new tanner to an experienced patron.

At Sol’exotica, we take pride in our people, our services and products. We strive to provide our franchisees with the tools, knowledge and products needed to run a successful business. We credit our success to the people working under our banner. We sincerely care about the individual success of each of our franchised locations. I hope that as you read through the information on our website that you agree that Sol’exotica is the right choice for your next business opportunity.

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Celebrating 20 years of tanning excellence

Proudly serving Toronto, Hamilton, Stoney Creek, Burlington, Ancaster & Aurora since 1996.