Relax The Back

For more than two decades, Relax The Back has been an industry leader. We're the nation's largest specialty retailer of ergonomic products. And we are the only franchised retail business of our kind in the $70 billion health and wellness Industry.

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Relax The Back

Relax The Back Franchise Cost and Requirements for 2022


Achieve a better work-life balance with Relax The Back, a unique franchise opportunity for those who want to control their business, but with unparalleled corporate support. As the nation's largest specialty retailer of ergonomic and comfort products, we offer a comprehensive and exclusive line of posture and back self-care solutions to help people live healthier and more active lifestyles. Our franchise processes provide healthy margins to franchise owners and drive customers to their door through extensive marketing materials. Be your own boss with Relax The Back.

Offering Financial Assistance

Relax The Back is registered with the Small Business Administration to streamline the eligibility process and operating procedures. Additionally, Relax The Back Franchise Development Managers possess experience with additional third-party sources of financing.

Company Details

Established: 1984
Franchised Units: 98
Company Owned Units: 0
States Registered In: all states, call for availability

Support and Training Offered By Relax The Back

Financial Assistance Provided: No
Site Selection Assistance: Yes
Lease Negotiation Assistance: Yes
Recruiting Assistance: No
Co-Operative Advertising: Yes
Training: New franchisees spend 1 week at Relax The Back University (RTBU) held at the SupportCcenter in La Palma, California. Ideally, new franchisees attend RTBU two to four months before their targeted store opening.

RTBU concentrates on in-depth product knowledge, spinal anatomy, client relations and sales. Field trips to vendor facilities and various local Relax The Back stores enhance our curriculum with hands-on training and interactions.

RTBU also focuses on the keys to running a successful operation. The senior staff of Relax The Back Corporation lead sessions on the following vital topics:
Business planning
Financial management
Human resources
Using the RTB Intranet
Marketing, advertising, and public relations
Merchandising & initial inventory requirements
Sales training.

2022 Franchise Requirements Needed to Own a Relax The Back Franchise.

What does a Relax The Back Franchise Cost?

Relax The Back franchise fees for 2022:

Cash Investment: $100,000
Total Investment: $221,000-$351,200
Minimum Net Worth: $500,000
Franchise Fee: $29,500
Royalty: 2-5%
Ad: 2%
Average Number of Employees: 2-3
Passive Ownership: No
Home Based: No
B2B: No
Master Franchise Opportunities: No

Special Instructions:Please call for territory availability. Commissions on second location if signed within 2 years.

Special Discount Programs: Vet Fran $10,000 off franchise fee

Is Relax The Back a Semi Absentee Franchise with a Passive Ownership Opportunity?

No. Relax The Back is not a semi absentee franchise. The owner of the franchise (the franchisee) is expected to be involved in all aspects of day-to-day operations.

Is Relax The Back a Home Based franchise?

No. Relax The Back is not a home based franchise opportunity.

What Do Relax The Back Franchise Owners Make?

Click here to find out how much Relax The Back franchisees make. Relax The Back offers an Item 19 in their Franchise Disclosure Document which provides financial information about select franchisees in their franchise system.

Is Relax The Back a Master Franchise Opportunity?

No. Relax The Back is not a master franchise opportunity.

Does Relax The Back Offer a Veteran Discount?

Yes. Relax The Back franchise does offer a veteran discount.

Does Relax The Back Work with E2 Visa and EB-5 Visa Candidates?

Yes. Relax The Back franchise does work with E2 Visa and EB-5 Visa candidates.

Is Relax The Back Looking for Franchisees in Canada?

No. Relax The Back franchise is not looking for Canada franchisees.

Is Relax The Back Looking for International franchisees?

No. Relax The Back franchise is not looking for International franchisees.

Additional Information

Additional Categories

Health, Beauty & Nutrition, Retail, Non Food Franchises

Number of Units Open

50-100 UNITS

Cash Required

$100,000 - $250,000

Master Franchise


Passive Franchise


Home Based Franchise


Item 19 Franchise


Veteran Discount




Franchise Opportunities in Canada


International Franchise Opportunities


E2 Visa Franchise


Relax The Back Franchises for Sale

Click Here to inquire about existing Relax The Back franchises for sale. We may have Relax The Back franchise resales. A franchise resale is an already established franchise owned by a franchisee and the franchisee is looking to sell their franchise.

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