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American Freight

is seeking candidates for expansion.

What does an American Freight Franchise Cost?

The total investment for an American Fright franchise ranges from $392,000-$799,000. American Freight requires candidates to have a minimum net worth of $750,000, including $150,000 in liquid assets. Founded in 1994, American Freight is an established brand in the retail industry that offers furniture, mattresses and appliances. It is a proven concept and now has more than 350 stores. Single and multiple-unit development areas are available.

Total Investment$392,000 - $799,000
Cash Required$150,000
Business TypeFranchise
Target MarketNational

American Freight is an established brand in the furniture, mattress and appliance industry backed by more than 25 years of proven success. The company has a nationwide footprint of more than 350 stores and is poised for growth through its new franchise model. With its proof of concept in the bank and great unit economics, this franchise opportunity appeals to candidates that are new to franchising or experienced multi-unit operators. Several multiple-unit development areas are available and in high demand. 


The American Freight Story

American Freight Furniture and Mattress was established in Lima, Ohio in 1994 to help customers save money on quality furniture and mattresses. By 2020, the brand grew its nationwide footprint to more than 350 stores including the addition and rebrand of nearly 130 former Sears Outlet and over 30 former FFO Home locations. The rebrand expanded American Freight’s product assortment to include furniture, mattresses and appliances — because everyone needs a place to sit, sleep and eat! 

Today, American Freight remains rooted in its foundational mission of selling quality furniture, mattresses and appliances at everyday low prices while delivering excellent customer service. The company prides itself on the valuable savings it provides its customers through flexible payment options, “take-home today” offerings and 100% approved free layaway.

Why Franchise with American Freight?

No frills or fluff, our franchise ownership model is an opportunity you don’t want to sleep on. Here’s why:

  • When you invest in American Freight, you invest in a proven system and will benefit from our more than 25 years of experience in the furniture, mattress and appliance industry.
  • Our franchise model is a true ground floor opportunity with a low initial investment. It is recession resistant and poised for exponential growth with several single and multi-unit territories available and in high demand.
  • Your success is our success. To that end, American Freight provides all franchisees with unparalleled, ongoing support with operations, purchasing, marketing, IT, training and more well beyond grand opening day.
  • Our franchise model is easy to build, quick to open and highly scalable with great unit economics. On average, our top 25% of stores generate $4,734,945 in gross sales and $855,857 in net income per store.* 

The Financial Requirements

To invest in an American Freight franchise, candidates must have a minimum net worth of $750,000 and minimum liquidity of $150,000. A background in franchising and multi-unit experience is desirable.

Join the American Freight franchise family today!

*This information reflects the Average Gross Sales and Average Net Income for the Top 25% of American Freight company-owned retail businesses which were open for more than three years as of fiscal year end 2019. Of these 30 retail businesses, 12 attained or surpassed the Average Gross Sales and 10 attained or surpassed the Average Net Income described above. We refer you to Item 19 of our Franchise Disclosure Document dated December 16, 2020 for additional information. A NEW FRANCHISEE’S RESULTS MAY DIFFER FROM THE REPRESENTED PERFORMANCE. This is not intended as an offer to sell, or the solicitation of an offer to buy, a franchise. Offerings made by prospectus only and in compliance with the applicable pre-sale registration and disclosure requirements in your state. ©2020 American Freight®. All rights reserved.