The WAITING GAME is a free, full-color, interactive, incentive-based monthly publication distributed anywhere consumers experience wait times (i.e., doctors' and dentists' offices, car washes/dealerships, hair salons, karate/dance/gymnastics studios, take out restaurants etc). Franchisees get an exclusive distribution territory and sell advertising to small and mid-sized businesses to generate income.

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The WAITING GAME Franchise Cost and Requirements for 2022

Company Details

Established: 2009
First Unit Franchised: Jan 2011
Franchised Units: 25
Company Owned Units: 4
States Registered In: Canada and USA excluding S & N Dakota, Wa, Ind, HI, MN, RI

Support and Training Offered By The WAITING GAME

Financial Assistance Provided: Yes
Training: The WAITING GAME? will take you through a full "boot camp" training to get you prepared for all aspects of your new business. A comprehensive operations manual, which is designed as a self-teaching tool, will be provided to you with details covering your business operations start to finish. The WAITING GAME? also provides ongoing support on a daily basis as well as a "franchisee only" intranet to communicate with other franchisees about your business and to share experiences.

2022 Franchise Requirements Needed to Own a The WAITING GAME Franchise.

What does a The WAITING GAME Franchise Cost?

The WAITING GAME franchise fees for 2022:

Cash Investment: $7,500-$9,000
Total Investment: $7,500-$9,000
Franchise Fee: $7,500
Royalty: $250
Average Number of Employees: 0
Passive Ownership: Yes
Home Based: Yes
B2B: Yes
Master Franchise Opportunities: Yes

Is The WAITING GAME a Semi Absentee Franchise with a Passive Ownership Opportunity?

Yes. The WAITING GAME is a semi absentee franchise and allows passive ownership. A semi-absentee franchise is a business you could start and run while still maintaining a job or other obligation.

Is The WAITING GAME a Home Based franchise?

Yes. The WAITING GAME is a home based franchise opportunity.

What Do The WAITING GAME Franchise Owners Make?

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

Is The WAITING GAME a Master Franchise Opportunity?

Yes. The WAITING GAME is a master franchise opportunity. A master franchisee is responsible to recruit, train and support franchisees in their territory.

Does The WAITING GAME Offer a Veteran Discount?

No. The WAITING GAME franchise does not offer a veteran discount.

Does The WAITING GAME Work with E2 Visa and EB-5 Visa Candidates?

No. The WAITING GAME franchise does not work with E2 Visa and EB-5 Visa candidates.

Is The WAITING GAME Looking for Franchisees in Canada?

Yes. The WAITING GAME franchise is looking for Canada franchisees.

Is The WAITING GAME Looking for International franchisees?

No. The WAITING GAME franchise is not looking for International franchisees.

Additional Information

Additional Categories

Advertising & Marketing, Non Food Franchises

Number of Units Open

20-50 UNITS

Cash Required

Less than $25,000

Master Franchise


Passive Franchise


Home Based Franchise


Item 19 Franchise


Veteran Discount




Franchise Opportunities in Canada


International Franchise Opportunities


E2 Visa Franchise


The WAITING GAME Franchises for Sale

Click Here to inquire about existing The WAITING GAME franchises for sale. We may have The WAITING GAME 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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