FastFrame - Franchise

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Custom framing is an old world craft. It is one of the few products produced today that is still truly custom. The FASTFRAME foundation lies in our high quality craftsmanship, variety of products, immediate turn around, & guarantee of our customers'complete satisfaction. Join the largest, dedicated, custom picture framing franchise in the world!

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Business Cost, Fees & Facts for 2022

Minimum Cash Required $50,000
Financing Assistance 3rd Party

Available In These States:

We are currently accepting inquiries in ALL States
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FastFrame - Franchise

We are proud of our record of achievement since FASTFRAME began in 1986. Today, FASTFRAME represents the largest number of dedicated custom picture framing stores in the world.

We have captured our market share with locations in 28 states, along with affiliates in Brazil, Japan, Australia, Bahamas and Barbados.

Custom framing is an old world craft. It is one of the few products produced today that is still truly custom. The FASTFRAME Operating System has taken this old world craft and added modern technology, which allows us to produce products in a fraction of the time that it takes our competitors.

The foundation of our reputation lies in our high quality craftsmanship, our variety of products, our immediate turn around capabilities, and our guarantee which covers our customers' complete satisfaction in design and craftsmanship. These are the reasons why FASTFRAME is the largest dedicated custom framing franchise in the world.

To maintain our leadership in the custom picture framing industry by recruiting business partners who are both qualified and passionate about our industry. We strive to provide each franchisee with an all inclusive and uncomplicated process whereby they can easily become a part of this very enjoyable business.

The FASTFRAME Advantage

  • High Margins
  • Low Staff Requirements
  • Sociable Hours
  • Approved Nationally By The SBA
  • Participates in VetFran Program
  • Produces a Product With Strong Repeat Customer Base
  • "Good News" Business
  • Non-Seasonable Business
  • Complete Support-Best Marketing & Training In The Industry
  • Fits The "Baby Boomers" Like A Glove
  • Low Non-Perishable Inventory
  • Satellite Opportunities Provide Low Investment Growth Potential

The Industry

  • The Art & framing industry has currently surpassed $35 Billion and Growing!
  • The framing industry exceeds $6 Billion annually
  • Comprised of approximately 13,000 independent frame shops along with 2000 franchised and chain stores
  • Number of independent stores decreasing while number of franchised stores increasing
  • Warren Buffett has recently purchased the largest framing vendor
  • FASTFRAME, franchising since 1987 is clearly recognized as the industry leader
  • FASTFRAME is the largest dedicated custom picture framer in the world
  • Over 300 stores in the U.S. with operations in Brazil, Japan, Australia, and the U.K.
  • FASTFRAME has grown by over 50% in the last 24 month

A Turnkey Franchise - What We Do

  • Demographic study
  • Find the location
  • Negotiate the property lease
  • Perform legal review of lease
  • Produce blueprints
  • Find a contractor
  • Supervise the build-out
  • Opening set-up
  • Two week training course
  • In store training - 1st week of business
  • Organize initial marketing launch
  • Provide a business plan
  • On-going Support

Is This Your Profile?

  • FASTFRAME is looking for nice people with a genuine desire to do more for the customer than is expected
  • NO experience in Art & Framing industry necessary
  • Vast majority of FASTFRAME franchisees had NO sales or marketing experience
  • Individuals who want to become part of a community
  • Living or wanting to locate in a trade area of 50,000 plus population
  • Husband & Wife teams work well

On-Going Support & Communication

On Going Support:

  • Marketing Design & Distribution
  • Operations
  • Purchasing
  • Real Estate
  • Legal
  • Financial Analysis
  • New Employee Training at no cost


  • Store Visits
  • In-Store group meetings
  • Regional meetings
  • National Conventions
  • FASTFRAME Intranet
  • Franchise Advisory Council

The Next Step

We look forward to discussing our business in detail. The more you know the easier it is to make an informed business decision on whether or not FASTFRAME is the business for you!

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