Own a Plato's Closet
Enjoy being your own boss in a fast-paced, fun environment.
Ranked the #1 Franchise Investment by Forbes Magazine in the $150,001 - $500,000 category.
Opening day excitement –105 new stores since 2010.
Plato's Closet offers a truly unique retail franchise opportunity, as it is the leading national teen retail store of its kind -- focusing on the buying and selling of gently used, brand-name apparel and accessories for girls and guys! Plato's Closet has over 400 store locations throughout North America, and that number continues to grow.
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Our stores fill a distinct niche in the retail marketplace. We are the leading national resale business that specializes in the teen and twenty something market group. The wish list for trendy, brand-name apparel and the availability of it in virtually every teen's closet presents fantastic opportunities for both franchise owners and customers alike.
Making the decision to be your own boss and be in control of your future is an exciting adventure, and we appreciate being considered in your business search. A Plato's Closet franchise offers franchisees a very unique opportunity, based on a sound business model and the support of the parent company, Winmark Corporation.
Plato's Closet Fast Facts
|Average Store Size:|
2,800 to 3,600 square feet
Girls' juniors size 0 - 15/16
Guys' waist size 28 - 40
98% gently used
Females age 12 to 24
Males age 12 to 24
25-45 year old females
Middle- to upper-middle-income households
Junior/senior high school and college enrollments
|Sales & Gross Margin:|
Top Quartile Average Gross Sales: $1,491,334*
Top Quartile Average Gross Margin: 62.31%
|Real Estate Location:|
Power strip centers or suburban
centers around regional shopping
malls with a solid teen draw
*As reported in the 2014 Plato’s Closet® Franchise Disclosure Document (based on 2013 gross sales). This average only relates to the 87 Plato’s Closet® Stores in the United States and Canada who ranked in the top 25% of the gross sales range. A new franchisee’s results will likely differ from these results.