As of 2014, Harbor Freight Tools does not offer franchises. The company owns all of its stores and operates a real estate department that assesses potential locations for future stores.Know More
Each Harbor Freight Tools store carries a full array of power tools, such as cordless drills and miter saws. Stores also stock a wide selection of hand tools, such as screwdrivers, wrenches and pliers. Two other key product lines include welding tools, such as arc welders and helmets, and material handling tools, such as hand trucks and dollies.
Harbor Freight Tools products are offered through a variety of channels to complement in-store retail sales. Orders may be submitted online, by phone and through a mail-order catalog.Learn more in Managing a Business
To start a travel franchise, research and choose a travel franchise, pay the start-up costs, determine what services to offer, establish a location, create a website, purchase required insurance, procure marketing material and establish a client list. Start-up capital is required, and the process takes at least several months.Full Answer >
A franchise is a business model wherein a company licenses its goods and trademarks to a business owner in exchange for an agreed-upon fee. This model is typically adopted by large companies in order to quickly increase market share without taking on the associated risks of opening new locations.Full Answer >
In a 2013 interview with Richard Clough for the Orange County Register, Lynsi Torres, owner of In-N-Out Burger, stated there is no way to franchise one of her restaurants. "We're definitely not franchising, and we're not going to sell," she stated unequivocally, planning to hold the company completely for her children.Full Answer >
As of 2015, there are nine Harbor Freight locations within 50 miles of the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania metropolitan area. Four of these locations are within 20 miles of central Pittsburgh, placed roughly symmetrically to each other in the four cardinal directions from downtown.Full Answer >