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Seeking info on a Cell Phone repair Franchise

Does anyone out there have any info Pros or Cons on a cell phone repair franchise
called CPR( cell phone repair) their website is:

Thanks for any info you can provide

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The Cellphone Exchange Inc

I had 3 independent stores in this area. They really did pretty good. They would have done better if I had more reliable staff or if I had been more a owner operator. I have a Kiosk that I paid $26,000.00 for plus about $4,000.00 in parts and tools if someone wants to be an owner operator I can help them get started for much less than what it cost to do a franchise. I can tell you and train on the ins and outs of the repair, buy, sell and trade business.

May 14, 2014
Christopher Conner
Franchise Marketing Systems

We work with several cell phone franchisors, this is a great industry overall.

Apr 18, 2013
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I am a current Franchisee of this System and I can attest that there is business coming in through the doors. CPR's target market are the folks who break their cell phone in the middle of their 2 year contact and would have to pay retail price to replace their phone. The customer does not get the same privilege of the subsidized phone price that they received when signing the 2 year contract unless if he/she is within months of his contract expiring. I am the 53rd store location and just placed my LOI on my second location. Do you dull diligence on this system (call existing franchisees), as you should with all systems, make sure you are a good fit for it. Just because something is good it still might not be a fit for you and that is was ultimately counts! The corporate site is below.

Mar 7, 2011
No User Photo is a great system for starting your own cell phone repair franchise. They train you and give you the tools you need at a fraction of the price.

Sep 19, 2010
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The BAF Group LLC

It is an interesting concept - I admit that I have not heard about this kind of business before. I believe Verizon has cut its own tech repair desks to just simple tasks, so there may be a market. But I tend to agree with Jon, in that anything that goes wrong is usually handled, one way or another, by the telephone company. The cheaper the phone, the easier it is to dump it, rather than repair it, depending on the cost of the repair. And the more expensive phones normally suggest the need for a repair contract from the phone company, which normally means sending the phone away and they send you a replacement, as Jon said.

Again, an interesting concept, but I think a LOT of due diligence would be warranted, before buying into the business.

Sep 8, 2010
Jon Holmquist
Edgemaster Model 400 sharpener
Marion County, OR

I have several cell phones that work fine, the cell people keep giving me new phones. Why would anyone bother paying to repair one? Think about it before you invest. See if the company has any franchisees that you can talk to and see if it works. Good luck, Jon at Edgemaster.

Sep 7, 2010
Chuck Woolweaver
Franchise Your Business in 60 Days
Palm Beach County, FL

I do franchisor analysis for a fee

Sep 7, 2010

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