Radiators and recessions?
In this uncertain economic climate, there are some key factors that bode well for the aftermarket auto parts industry. People are buying fewer cars now and likely will for the next 2 years. That means more miles will be put on cars people are holding onto and a greater market for part repair and replacement. A radiator is a must have item, not a luxury.
You don't know anything about cars? That's OK! You won't be installing radiators. You will be selling brand new radiators in boxes to repair shops and do-it-yourselfers. You have the biggest selection of radiators in the country at the most competitive prices.
How big is 1-800-Radiator?
1-800-RADIATOR first opened its doors over 25 years ago. Today we have over 245 locations nationwide and in Canada. We are by far the largest distributor of radiators and automotive cooling products in North America. We continue to pick up market share through added product line and acquisition.
What is 1-800-Radiator?
We are the only Franchise Owned radiator and cooling parts distributor in the U.S. and service a strong, wholesale and retail customer base with superior inventory, quality, service and pricing.
What about inventory I can't sell?
You have no inventory risk. If you have parts that become obsolete or don't sell, we will take them back.
Does 1-800-Radiator sell on the internet?
Yes! You will have massive Internet exposure and our systems are cutting edge. 1-800-Radiator retail websites and eBay auctions generate millions of dollars in sales each year. All sales generated in your area are yours. You do not need to do any marketing for internet exposure. We do it for you.
Are there any existing locations for sale with established cash flow?
For a larger investment, there are a limited number of existing locations for sale. Your entrepreneurial spirit will make them operate at their full potential. Additionally, we currently have customers in areas across the country without existing franchisees.
What kind of hours will I need to work?
You will have a great quality of life. Most franchisees work less than 5 ˝ days per week while increasing their territory's sales volume. Click the button below to get a complete list of our current franchise owners so you can contact them directly and find out for yourself.
What geographic areas are available?
We have a very limited number of franchise territories left for sale. Contact us today to see if your area is still available.
Will there be competition from other similar franchises?
We are the only radiator franchise company on the planet, so you have absolutely no competition with other radiator franchises. 1-800-Radiator is truly unique; it's a niche franchise with great potential. We are also expanding into other automotive cooling and heating products which will provide additional growth opportunity within your protected customer base.
Who buys from 1-800-Radiator?
1-800-Radiator is the most famous brand of radiators, with wholesale accounts in all markets. We sell to over 80,000 wholesale accounts (including shops like Kragen, Auto Zone, Napa, Pep Boys, U-Haul, general automotive repair shops, body shops, new car dealers and salvage yards) and to over 100,000 individual do-it-yourselfers. Each 1-800-Radiator franchisee has approximately 1,000 automotive shops as primary customers. 80% of our business comes from repeat buyers.
If you have questions about our Franchise program or you want to see available territories near you, please fill out the form at the bottom of this page and someone from our franchise support team will contact you immediately. We are a data driven company and spend time with candidates going over the economics of each territory to see if this is a good fit for both of us.
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1-800 Radiator Franchise Costs
• Total Capital Investment $150,000
• Liquid Capital Requirement $30,000
Financing • Yes
Support/Training • Yes
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