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Plato’s Closet

Top Ranked Franchise Investment

Forbes Magazine
$150,001–$500,000 category
2014, 2015

Entrepreneur Magazine Franchise 500
#1 in Category 2011–2019

Top Quartile Average Gross Sales
Top Quartile Gross Profit
480+ Locations Throughout North America
Over 30% of our franchisees own multiple locations, with many owning multiple Winmark brands.

Fashion. Community. Sustainability.

Love fashion and retail?

Want to combine a love of fashion with a business opportunity that is not only good for your community, but also good for the planet? A sustainable franchise that is recession-proof? Plato’s Closet continues its dominance as the leading national retail resale store of its kind and we are looking for more passionate entrepreneurs that want to start their own business and share this journey with us. With over 480 locations across North America and new stores opening each month, our impact on our customers, communities and environment continues to grow as we reach millions of teen and twenty-something consumers. The brand is rapidly expanding, but there are still untapped markets across the US and Canada ripe for a new franchisee to establish their own Plato’s Closet.

The Opportunity

Life changing. That’s what we hear from our franchisees. They are doing something they love and positively impacting the people and world around them. They are an integral part of their communities, providing much-needed cash to their customers for their gently used items and selling them fabulous merchandise at up to 70% off regular retail. Come be a part of our community! Click here to learn more .

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*The Average Store numbers are the 2019 Average Gross Sales and Average Gross Profit amounts stated in Item 19 of the 2020 Plato’s Closet® Franchise Disclosure Document (as reported by 453 of the 454 stores that had been in operation at least one year as of December 28, 2019). Of the 453 reporting stores, 193 or 43% of the stores attained or exceeded the Average Gross Sales and 192 or 42% of the stores attained or exceeded the Average Gross Profit. The Top Quartile Average Gross Sales and Average Gross Profit only relates to 113 of the reporting Plato’s Closet® Stores who ranked in the top 25% of the gross sales range. Of the 113 reporting stores in the top quartile, 44 or 39% of the stores attained or exceeded the top quartile Average Gross Sales and 45 or 40% of the stores attained or exceeded the top quartile Average Gross Profit. A new franchisee’s results will likely differ from these results.